Jack Murphy

Jack Murphy is an accomplished and respected educational professional. His career as a teacher, coach and college counselor resulted in the acquisition of a wide range of skills and a depth of knowledge in the field of higher education placement. During a long-career overseas Jack served U.S. expatriate families and excellent students from many other countries. As the Director of College Counseling at international schools on five continents Jack provided advising and guidance to students seeking entry to a wide range of colleges and universities. After returning to the US in 2010 Jack continued his counseling career as a college counseling consultant. In addition, he trained new college counselors in China, Argentina, Cairo, Panama and Korea. Jack continues to provide consulting services to international schools that want to improve their approach and programming in all areas related to college advising and university placement.

A key part of that process involves standardized testing. Jack served as an AP Test Coordinator and as an SAT Test Supervisor. He is fully aware of the historical significance of testing and how it impacts college and university admission.

Jack is happy to recognize A-List Education because it provides a highly reputable test preparation program that can be adopted to fit any school curriculum and prepare students properly for the SAT and ACT.

Jack’s passion for helping students through the complicated pathways involved in the college admission process enables him to provide thoughtful advice and sound and enabling guidance. During his career he wrote and published several college counseling handbooks and is a regular contributor to I-studentglobal, the online magazine devoted to international higher education issues.

Mr. Murphy is available to assist students with placement to US, UK, Ireland, Canada and other national university systems. He is also able to work with students seeking athletic recruitment advice and a chance to play a collegiate sport.

Jack earned graduate degrees in education, secondary guidance and history from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and the University of Notre Dame.