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As a speaker, workshop leader, keynoter, and trainer, Dr. Antonoff has reached thousands of students, parents, and educational professionals. He has appeared at high schools, conferences, libraries, and other community venues.

Groups addressed include:

Association of Boarding Schools National Conference
Cascade Investment Group
College Consultants of Colorado
Fairview High School, Boulder, Colorado
George Washington High School International Baccalaureate Program, Denver, Colorado
Girl Scouts Mile High Council
Higher Educational Consultants Association National Conference
Ivy Plus Conference (Deans of Admission of Ivy League Colleges)
National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs National Conference
Pascack Hills High School, Montvale, New Jersey
Rotary Club of Denver, Colorado


Presentations on Selection, Application, and Admission

Designed to be informative and stress-reducing, Dr. Antonoff's college presentations serve as a blueprint for a rational, proactive search and application process and encourage students to see beyond the "name" schools to the many excellent college options available.

Topics include

  • assessing institutional quality
  • dealing with costs
  • building a college list
  • understanding the current state of college admissions

In addition, Dr. Antonoff presents on teenagers, parents, boarding schools, and at educational options for at-risk teens.

Presentations include

Solving the College Admission Puzzle
The World Is Flat and Only Ivy League Colleges Are Good: Myth, Reality, and Wisdom in College Planning
College Shopping: Getting In and Fitting In
Ten Mistakes Students Make in Applying to College
Ten Mistakes Parents Make in the College Search Process
College Search and Rescue
Boarding School: Myths and Realities
Turning Teen Problems Into Teen Opportunities
Living, Coping, and Enjoying Life With a Teenager




Presentations to Professional Groups

In 1981, Dr. Antonoff founded Antonoff Associates to guide students and families in their educational choices. Before becoming a consultant, he spent 11 years in college administration, serving as Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, Executive Director of Admissions and Student Affairs, and Dean of Students. He is committed to using his experience and expertise to help train upcoming educational consultants and college counselors.

Presentations include

Delivering Consulting Services
Telling One College From Another: Increase Your College      Knowledge
The Consultant as Lifelong Learner
Where is Educational Consulting Headed?
Ranking the Academic Quality of Institutions
College Knowledge 101: Understanding the Collegiate      Landscape
Being a Successful Educational Consultant



“Dr. Antonoff is a very knowledgeable presenter, and is able to connect with his audience in a relaxed, approachable manner. His extensive experience allows him to provide information that is invaluable to families as they go through the planning process.”

“Incredible speaker”

“He relates as well to parents as he does to kids. That’s a skill!”

“I liked the positive reassuring approach—very practical advice.”

“I came away from this lively, interactive presentation with less stress and with more confidence that we’ll be able to handle the issues we’re dealing with in regard to both admission and finances.”

I’ve been consulting for 15 years and yet I learn something from Steve every time he speaks.

“I really liked his positive, ‘you can do it’ message!”

“Bring him back next year!”

“He had a good connection with the audience.  It’s obvious that he’s passionate about his work.”