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Jamie Dickenson, LLC is owned and operated in Charleston, West Virginia. While our services include educational planning and providing academic support to a growing number of students, our goal  is to treat every customer with respect and adopt them into the Jamie Dickenson, LLC family. Our individualized approach is something we take pride in and gives us an edge when compared to similar services.

 

Jamie Dickenson started her educational consulting practice in 1998 and has helped thousands of families through the college admissions and financial aid process. Jamie's dedication, energy, and enthusiasm have contributed to the growth of her business and the success of many life changing decisions she's helped her students make.  In 2011, she decided to expand her business to include a tutoring center so that she could help her students lay a solid foundation for a positive academic career. 

 

It is our mission to provide educational support and guidance for students by communicating with them and motivating them as they transition from high school to college. Jamie is proud that her staff is preparing students for academic challenges by providing a customized learning experience that will help them successfully overcome high school’s hurdles and progress to college. Students work through their academic weaknesses and discover what they love and are good at doing, all in a safe and secure environment.

 

 


 

Our Dedicated Staff


"We don't look for what is wrong with our students and try to fix it.  We help them figure out what is right about themselves and bring it out!" - Jamie Dickenson

 


 

 

 

"All of Jamie's employees give me their undivided attention, and the atmosphere is very open and friendly! All of my questions are answered, and they care enough to double check with Jamie if they are unsure about an answer. Jamie stays on top of me to make sure everything I need to do is completed correctly and on time. I am more confident in my work because of Jamie's commitment to me." - Ellen Henthorn


 Our Offices & Tutoring Center


 

Jamie Dickenson is considered a leading authority in educational consulting. She is an author, speaker, radio talk show host, trainer, and business coach.
 
Jamie grew up in Logan, West Virginia. She attended Marshall University where she graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration majoring in accounting and a Masters degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance.
 

After college, she spent 15 years as an accountant working her way to Chief Financial Officer of a major coal company. She then became a Registered Representative for a national financial services company where she worked for 5 years.

 

Jamie started her educational consulting practice in 1998 and became a Certified Educational Planner. She has helped thousands of families through the college admissions and financial aid process. Jamie's dedication, energy, and enthusiasm have contributed to the growth of her business and the success of many life changing decisions she's helped her students make. In 2011, she decided to expand her business to include a tutoring center so that she could help her students lay a solid foundation for a positive academic career.

 

Jamie was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the states of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Upstate New York and was featured as a Success Story for the West Virginia District of the Small Business Association (SBA).

 

Jamie has delivered over 150 business and motivational presentations for corporations, schools, colleges, associations, and business meetings. She is one of the most in-demand speakers and business consultants specializing in the areas of college admissions and financial aid.

 

For the past 13 years, Jamie has been a guest speaker on a very successful talk radio show called "Ask the Expert" on WCHS 580 AM. She has been featured in the media on numerous radio and television shows as well as being quoted in feature articles.

 

Jamie is a 200 hour yoga teacher and is currently working on attaining her 500 hour yoga teacher certificate.  She loves to practice yoga in Charleston and anywhere she travels.

Molly is a 2010 graduate from George Washington High School. She received a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Photography and a minor in Advertising at West Virginia University in May 2015.
 
In addition to our administrative staff, she works in our marketing and social media department.
 
She is a local photographer that enjoys taking portraits and meeting new people, as well as traveling the world photographing the beautiful landscapes she sees along the way.
 
To contact: molly@jamiedickenson.com
Adri is a 2016 graduate from Rice University with a B.A. in Sociology, with particular focus on Socioeconomic Disparities in America.  Raised in a bilingual Spanish household, she has a passion for foreign language. At Rice she achieved conversational fluency in German through her coursework and German instructed immersion programs in Leipzig and Freiburg, Germany.

Adri hopes to continue her studies in Sociology in Southwestern Germany in the coming fall. In her spare time she enjoys writing creative nonfiction, painting landscapes at The Paintbrush Studio with her mentor Arthur Evans and singing with the West Virginia Symphony Chorus.

Krista is a graduate from Saint Albans High School Class of 2002. She attended West Virginia University.
 
She has a knack for computer software and a love for organization.  While Krista has many interests, she loves sports, cooking and helping people reach their goals.
 
Krista currently lives in South Charleston with her husband, Matt, and their sons, Eli and Nolan.
 
To contact:
krista@jamiedickenson.com
Michael is from Imo State, Nigeria.  He earned the distinction as the University of Charleston's College Foundation of West Virginia Senior Scholar Athlete Award recipient and was an integral performer in rejuvinating the soccer program to the national status.  He graduated from the University of Charleston as a chemistry major and plans to attend medical school in the near future.  
 
In addition to tutoring for Jamie, he is a soccer coach in the Charleston area.  He is inspiring and motivational to students on and off the soccer field.
Emily is a National Board Certified teacher in Early Adolescent English Education. She has 10 years of teaching experience in English Language Arts, 2 years at George Washington High School and the past 8 years teaching 8th grade English at John Adams Middle School. Emily is a former student of Jamie’s! After graduating from George Washington way back in 2001, she attended college at Washington & Lee University and both WVU and Middlebury College for graduate school. When she isn’t grading papers, Emily enjoys running, playing flute, and spending time with her cats and dog.
After retiring from the banking industry with 35 years of Banking and Financial  experience, Debbie joined Jamie Dickenson in 2005.

She grew up in Teays Valley, and attended Hurricane High School. After graduation, she completed courses relevant to her Banking career through American Institute of Bankers at WV State College.

She currently lives in Charleston with her husband, Mike. They have two wonderful daughters who have blessed them with two little grandsons.

To contact:
debbie@jamiedickenson.com
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888 Oakwood Road, Suite 200, Charleston, WV  25314