Hi there! I’m College Mamma (aka. Diane). I’ve been supporting college students for the past decade with my advice and guidance.

My Journey to Support College Preparedness and Success

I started my journey as an ESL (English-as-a-second language) professor after getting my graduate degree in TESOL from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. All of the classes I taught supported English language skills for college preparedness. I gave lectures not only on essential language skills but also test-taking, studying, resume writing skills.

On a one-to-one basis, I helped students write letters of intent and winning college essays. I’ve worked with them to achieve college acceptance and then later helped them navigate through the complicated college system with writing papers/ theses/ dissertations and conducting research. After that, I have also helped college students get their dream jobs at the end, by working to create eye-popping resumes and carefully crafted cover letters as well as interview advice as well as teaching them how to identify a good company match for their skills.

Students often find themselves as slaves of the system and feel they have no rights in their college. As a professor who has taught at over ten universities and colleges, I have a strong understanding of this system and want to help you navigate the system so you can find your own success as a college student.

So, I am here to offer you resources, knowledge about critical issues, and more so that you can achieve your dreams.

Who is College Mamma?

I live in Philadelphia with my husband and two children. I’m a health nut and feel it’s my mission to help students stay healthy throughout the college years. Not only are the college years the time when health gets side-tracked, but it also becomes quite costly, so look back occasionally for more tips on saving money in college. I learn new tips all the time and love to pass the news onto you.

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Hope to see you around!

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  1. Hello there ,
    I saw that you mentioned eeoc.gov here collegemamma.com/2017/08/16/letter-of-accomodation/ and I wanted to share my gratitude concerning your work on the promotion of disabled people’s rights.
    I want to suggest you also share an important research that came out quite recently.
    I’ve been surprised to learn that over 96% of government websites exclude disabled men and women from showing on web pages.
    Here it is: https://www.websiteplanet.com/blog/government-websites-exclude-disabled-men-and-women-from-non-health-related-webpages/
    I do believe this is an important matter, which is why I’m trying to spread the word, and your help in this is most valued.
    Many thanks for your help in promoting disabled people’s rights.

    Posted on November 29, 2018 at 11:41 pm