Meet the team at On My Way
Nicole Hosemann, Founder and Lead Consultant
Nicole Hosemann’s professional experience makes her uniquely suited to provide students and parents with personalized guidance through the college admissions process.
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 18 years experience working with teens, including 4 years as a social studies teacher, 2 years as an English teacher and 6 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 to provide students and their families with the highest level of individualized help through the complex process of college admissions and financial aid. Nicole lives with her family in Berkeley, CA and also works virtually with students from around the world.
Priscilla Vivio, College Consultant and Transfer Specialist
Priscilla’s journey as a college consultant began in the San Francisco Bay area, where she served as a Mentor for first generation college applicants through the nonprofit 10,000 Degrees in both Sonoma and Marin counties. Priscilla completed a Professional Certificate in College and Career Counseling from UC Berkeley in 2016, and completed a Master’s in Educational Psychology from Northern Arizona University in 2018. She worked at the College of Marin before joining Nicole at On My Way Consulting. She is a member of the Independent Education Consultants Association (IECA), the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), the Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC), and the Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC).
Priscilla is well-versed in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and the Advanced Placement Capstone Program. She stays abreast of changes in college admissions counseling by attending events and conferences throughout the US, in addition to touring colleges on a regular basis. Priscilla lives with her husband in Seattle, WA, and also works virtually with students from around the world.
Laura Francis, Careers + Majors Specialist and Student Success Coach
Laura Francis brings over 30 years of diverse experience to her work as a college and career consultant.
After earning a double BA in International Relations and Psychology from UC Davis, she began her career living and working in Japan. Over the last 30 years she has held positions in education, logistics, sales, art and software. She is a certified college and career counselor specializing in career coaching for teens and young adults. She also runs career readiness workshops for rising and recent college graduates.
As a consultant with On My Way, Laura is passionate about helping teens and young adults tap into self-discovery and career and major exploration in preparation for what’s ahead. Her years of working with young people – from elementary school through college graduation – exposed her to the inner-workings of both lower and higher education. She believes that investing time in self-discovery helps teens make a successful transition from dependents to independent contributors. She also believes in the value of career exploration while in high school and leading into the college admissions process.
Laura lives in Oakland with her husband and has two college aged daughters. She works virtually with students from around the country and the world.