Ms. Wager received her B.A. and M.A. degrees from Stanford University. She is a professional member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and a member of the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC), the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), and the Pacific Northwest Association for College Admissions Counseling (PNACAC). Her experience includes participation in the Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions and the UCLA extension certification in college admissions counseling. She has visited over 250 colleges worldwide and has counseled over 1800 students as they explore their college options. 

Since 1988, Ms. Wager has been a member of Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Seattle Chapter, which provides scholarships to graduate students in the sciences at select universities. She served on the Committee of Visitors for the University of Washington Department of Geography and was a mentor for the College Success Foundation at Cleveland High School.

Ms. Wager is continually monitoring trends in admissions and life on college campuses by consulting high school counselors, college representatives, and current literature. She is committed to making the college application process more rewarding and successful.