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Hendersonville, TN, USA

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©2019 by Golden Educational Consulting.

Thomas C. Golden, Ph.D.

Founder and Principal

Known simply as Dr. Thom to his clients and friends, he spent more than 20 years in selective admissions at some of the top universities in the world, leading recruitment and admissions selection at Purdue and Vanderbilt Universities.  

To say that Dr. Thom has studied the college search is a massive understatement; his dissertation for his Doctorate in Educational Psychology explored how to help young people deal with the stress of applying to college.

Bridget Williams Golden, M.A.

Chief Enthusiasm Officer

Bridget brings 20 years of experience in higher education student and alumni services, leadership development, academic advising, and association management to our team. Bridget also brings a lot of encouragement and enthusiasm to students and families.   

Bridget excels at teaching young people to develop a growth mindset while learning valuable lessons throughout the college search that they will call on throughout their adult lives.