Hollenback Consulting LLC

Founded in 2015, Hollenback Consulting LLC is a college admissions and career transition strategy consultancy. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hollenback Consulting works remotely with students and professionals from across the US and around the globe. Working virtually via email, phone and video-conferencing, 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 individuals succeed and communities to thrive.

As a College & Career Transition 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 education and nonprofits, 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

  • Website Development and Content Management

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


Boston University, Career Advisory Network, 2006-Present
Pennsylvania Conference for Women, Résumé Reviewer, 2015-2017
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

Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Career Coaches (PARW/CC)
The National Résumé Writers' Association
Association of Career Professionals International - Greater Philadelphia Network
National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC)
Pennsylvania Association for College Admissions Counseling (PACAC)


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