PilarRay Educational Consulting provides a unique college consulting experience for all families by blending Jen's educational background, career experiences, parenting journey, and advanced studies in educational consulting.

Jennifer Platek is a college counseling professional and the Founder of PilarRay Educational Consulting. As a former educator Jennifer brings a unique and relevant personal experience to her educational consulting practice. 


Mrs. Platek graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Corporate Wellness and Health Education from The Pennsylvania State University, where she was a member of the Women’s Soccer Team. She received her Master’s degree in Education and taught in both public and private schools in Fairfield County.


Starting PilarRay Educational Consulting was the opportunity to blend her educational background with her personal parenting experience to provide a unique college consulting experience for other families.


Mrs. Platek is an Associate Member of the Independent Educational Consulting Association (IECA), and Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA).  Jennifer graduated from the IECA Summer Training Institute at Swarthmore College in 2017.  In 2020 Mrs. Platek completed the Independent Educational Consultant program with honors through the University of California at Irvine.