Rebecca Eckstein, M.A., C.E.C.
Higher Education Coach and Consultant
Rebecca Eckstein is a certified executive coach and enrollment management expert who coaches clients to achieve their goals. She has a Master's Degree from Hollins University and a Bachelor's Degree from Mary Baldwin College. In her 25 year career in education, she advanced the enrollment and increased net revenue at five educational institutions and assisted over 10,000 students to obtain their affordable college degrees. She has worked at public universities, small liberal arts colleges, an all women’s college, the largest independent school in the continental U.S., and at more diverse Division I and Division II universities. She has an undefeated record in increasing net revenue for new student enrollments. Her increases in net revenue have exceeded $100 million.
She is published in educational journals on enrollment strategies and affordability. She has appeared on television and she speaks nationally on subjects related to education, success and team dynamics. In 2015, she led her team to win a Telly award for a creative educational video, and in 2016 and 2017 she served on the U.S. Presidential Scholarship Review Committee and the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands Scholarship Committee.
She travels extensively throughout the U.S. and the Caribbean to attract and enroll the best students. She has enrolled famous athletes and celebrities but her passion is finding a way for students who might not otherwise have the same academic opportunity. She gives seminars and workshops to coach teams for success. Rebecca has two adult sons who completed their undergraduate degrees without debt, and she completed both of her degrees with grants. She is passionate about helping people achieve their own definition of success because along the way she had many mentors who assisted her when she needed it most. Rebecca has memberships and affiliations with HECA, EMA, NAIS, NACAC, SACAC, SBSA and the College Board. She always chooses to engage with extraordinary people.
Admission Network, LLC, is a coaching and consulting firm for corporate executives, higher education, independent schools, colleges, and students. She coaches families in their college search, speaks and presents workshops nationally, and offers coaching and training to executive teams and individuals. Consulting and coaching topics include customer service, office efficiency, goal setting, strategic planning, change management, conflict management, performance gaps, creating growth mindsets, and predictive modeling. She plans to release her first book in 2019. She and her husband, Steve, reside in Atlanta, Georgia.