Meet the team at On My Way
Nicole Hosemann, Founder and Lead Consultant
Nicole holds a B.A. Degree from UC Berkeley, a Secondary Education Teaching Credential from the State of California, and an Independent Educational Consultant certificate from UC Irvine. She is an active member in the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA) and the Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC).
Nicole has over 15 years of experience working with teens, including four years as a social studies teacher, two years as an English teacher and five years as a college advisor. She has traveled extensively and has lived and taught in Korea and Japan. Nicole spent several years as a college advisor in public schools, where she helped students of all abilities and backgrounds secure admissions and funding for college. She founded On My Way in order to provide students and their families with the highest level of individualized help through the complex process of college admissions and financial aid. Nicole currently lives with her family in Berkeley, California.
Priscilla Vivio, College Consultant and Transfer Specialist
As the newest member of the On My Way team, Priscilla has a wealth of experience in college and career advising.
She has served as a Mentor for first generation college applicants through the nonprofit 10,000 Degrees in both Sonoma and Marin Counties. In addition, Priscilla has helped navigate the college exploration and application process for a number of local students, including her four children and many of their classmates. She is a member of the Independent Education Consultants Association (IECA), the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC).
Priscilla is knowledgeable about the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and the relatively new Advanced Placement International Diploma Program and the Advanced Placement Capstone Program. She stays abreast of changes in counseling and testing by attending events and conferences throughout the Bay area in addition to visiting colleges on a regular basis. Priscilla lives with her husband in San Francisco, and also meets with students in Sonoma and Marin counties.
The students in the photos were asked to select a word or phrase that best described their feelings about leaving high school and going on to college. These are the words they shared.