Melanie Nazareth MA, MS.

UCLA College Counseling Certificate with Distinction

IECA Associate, HECA, NAAHP, NACAC, and WACAC Member

(831) 206 5622 

Welcome to Highly Personalized College Counseling!

Melanie Nazareth enthusiastically blends encouragement with realism to guide college-bound students as they navigate the application process. She customizes her approach through individualized attention to meet the specific needs of each student. She works with students ranging from high school freshmen to seniors. No matter when students start the process, Melanie systematically works with her students to develop their candidacies through extracurricular activities, building institution lists, editing compelling personal statements, and guiding them during the selection process from admissions offers to reach their highest potential.

Through ethical and comprehensive guidance, Melanie aims to:

  • De-stress the application process for students and families by breaking tasks down into attainable goals.
  • Help students fit the application process components into their busy schedules through manageable deadlines.
  • Encourage students to portray their talents, circumstances, persona, and communicate their unique stories to create a compelling application.
  • Assist students in their college search to select an institution that is a right fit for them.

    “Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another” – G.K. Chesterton

Service Offerings

At College Counseling Pathways, Melanie Nazareth offers a wide array of services during the college planning …

Colleges Visited

Melanie has attended presentations and visited several colleges including Brown, MIT, Harvard, Boston University …

College Acceptances

Johns Hopkins University, Washington University, St. Louis, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UC Davis, UCSC, UC Santa Barbara


About me

Melanie Nazareth graduated with distinction from UCLA’s nationally reputed College Counseling Certificate practicum-based program.

Professional Affiliations



Please contact Melanie for further details and pricing