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Victoria Turner turco, JD

I specialize in teaching students how to discover and showcase their credentials and potential and have helped hundreds successfully navigate the stressful application process.

background

I am the founder and president of Turner Educational Advising, LLC, an educational consulting firm specializing in college and law school admissions and professional development.  I also served as the Senior Manager of Pre-Law and Professional Development Programs at Georgetown University in Washington, DC for almost a decade.  

As an attorney with private practice and in-house experience, I received my JD from Boston University School of Law, where I was a Paul J. Liacos Scholar. I received my BA in history from the University of Pennsylvania, and was a member of Penn’s Alumni Interview Committee for more than 15 years.  I have presented extensively throughout the country on the topics of admissions advising, essay writing and professional development. I served on the Board of Directors of the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors, where I taught the intensive, two-day new advisor training for two years and co-chaired the 2014 annual conference. I remain an active member of NAPLA and am an active member of the DC Bar. I am also a professional member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association with specialty designations in college and law school advising and an active member of the Potomac & Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling.

Admissions advising expertise

I specialize in teaching students how to discover and showcase their credentials and potential and have helped hundreds successfully navigate the stressful application process.  My expertise includes:

  • School selection

  • Application preparation assistance

  • Essay topic selection and editing

  • Resume and application addenda drafting

  • Waitlist assistance

  • Interview preparation

  • Professional development coaching to help ensure success in college, law school, and beyond