Hollenback Consulting LLC

Founded in 2015, Hollenback Consulting LLC is a college admissions and career transition strategy consultancy. Working virtually via email, phone and video-conferencing with students and professionals from across the US and around the globe, we provide the support you need to achieve your college/career goals, all from the comfort of your own home.

Linda J. Hollenback, MSEd, CPRW


I am passionate about helping people achieve their goals.

As a College/Career Strategist and Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW), I empower you to reach new heights and achieve your full potential in college admissions and career transitions. Leveraging more than a decade of experience in the education and nonprofit sectors, I will partner with you to identify your strengths, develop your unique personal/professional brand, and effectively articulate your strategic story to achieve your educational and career goals. 

I look forward to working with you as your partner in success!

Skills Summary

  • Career Development and Transitions

  • College Admissions Consulting and Student Advising

  • Interview Coaching

  • Fundraising Strategy and Grant Writing

  • Personal Statement Brainstorming & Editing Support

  • Writing/Editing - Cover Letter, Résumé, LinkedIn Profile, & Executive Summary


Pennsylvania Career Development Association, Founding Communication Chair, 2019-Present
Wharton MBA Career Management, Résumé Reviewer, 2015-Present
Pennsylvania Conference for Women, Résumé Reviewer, 2015-Present
Boston University, Career Advisory Network, 2006-Present
Musicopia and Dancing Classrooms Philly, Board of Directors, 2011-2017
  - Executive Committee/Co-Chair of Development, Marketing and Special Events Committee, 2012-2017
Drexel University, LeBow College of Business, UNIV-B201: Career Management, Industry Reviewer, 2015
Impact100 Philadelphia, Member, 2011-2013
Boston University Alumni Club of Greater Philadelphia, Founding Executive Board Member, 2006-2010


University of Pennsylvania, M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Management
Boston University, B.A. in Art History and Classical Civilizations, Magna cum laude

Professional memberships

American Association of University Women (AAUW) - Member/Salary Negotiations Facilitator
Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA) - Subscribes to HECA standards of good practice.
National Career Development Association
Pennsylvania Association for College Admissions Counseling (PACAC)
Pennsylvania Career Development Association
Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Career Coaches (PARW/CC) - Certified Professional Résumé Writer
The National Résumé Writers' Association


Featured in "The Most Powerful Action Verbs for Professional Resumes" by C. Zayeer Kaufman, Monster.com (2017)