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Sherri Graf

Sherri wants to live in a world filled with Enneagram 7s, creative masterminds, books that come bundled with extra dark chocolate and hours of Ted Talks. As an entrepreneur, with more than 20 years of experience, she’s created an empire of businesses, including Imagine Scholarships, Imagine College Coaching, Imagine Educational Solutions and a non profit, Scholarship Queen. Powered by her love for her family and a passion for helping others Graf now wears the nickname “collegepreneur” proudly. Since 2010, she has worked with students, young adults and their families on the journey through the college admissions process, helping each of her clients reach their full potential and debt free education. She thinks life is best lived with a shell in her pocket, sand in her toes and a large dose of southern hospitality. The passion behind Sherri is her desire to help others achieve their dreams and the belief that with a guiding hand, anyone can create a positive future. Continuing to rock through life with her four beautiful children, blue suede roller skates, the right ’80s ballad and her beloved goldendoodle, Graf is determined to empower the next generation to find their place in the world. CEO / Imagine College Coaching / Imagine Scholarships

Recent Posts

Tools for Independent Educational Consultants

Posted by Sherri Graf on July 14, 2021

One of my favorite gifts my mom has ever given me is a hammer. Yep, I know. Crazy, right?  I think the reason I love it so much is that it is from her, but also I love the creativity behind its design. For starters, it’s shiny gold with a floral print and very light in my hand. Second, it was only $6.99 which makes me love it even more. Finally, it is multi-functional with its many sized little screwdrivers hidden within its handle. I love it.

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The Recipe For Success for the Independent Educational Consultant

Posted by Sherri Graf on May 3, 2021

I’m not a great cook. In fact, for many years, cooking seemed like more of a chore than a hobby. My son is an excellent cook, but I think that was achieved out of necessity (kidding, sort of.) If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times. Food is fuel. While this is true, it is also a science. A blending of spices and temperatures and fresh ingredients all resulting in the perfect recipe. The perfect recipe is hard to find. You can peruse the internet, look through binders of recipes from days gone by, ask your friends and tear pages out of magazines but chances are, the perfect recipe is the one you’ve made dozens of times and has been tested and loved by those you are cooking for.

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The Value of an Independent Educational Consultant

Posted by Sherri Graf on June 26, 2020

Twas the year before college, the world was not the norm
The freshman were virtually visiting universities and filling out forms 

The essays were submitted and edited with care
GPAs and Test scores ranging everywhere 

The IECs guided and coached them to this day
Now proudly waiting to hear what admissions will say 

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