Susan is an Educational Consultant with a high level of expertise in advising students on post-secondary options in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. She graduated With Distinction from the College Admissions Certificate Program at UCLA Extension, having completed her practicum in the Guidance Department at the University of Toronto Schools. Her specialty is finding the best-fit school for each student by taking the time to delve into their strengths, interests, personality, motivation and dreams.

As a former Assistant Crown Attorney she has strong analytical and perceptual skills. She brings to the relationship a commitment to individualized one-on-one attention and a passion for researching and visiting colleges and universities. Susan is committed to keeping abreast of current trends and best practices in the industry through membership in organizations and groups and attendance at conferences. She has developed strong relationships with guidance and admission professionals in Canada and the U.S.

As a parent of three athletes and advisor to many others, she has a deep understanding of the unique needs of the student athlete and the importance of helping each one find the right academic, social and athletic environment.

Susan lives in Oakville, Ontario with her husband and has three adult children. She loves golf, skiing, fitness, reading and visiting campuses! She is also a Roseheart Reiki Master Healer and Meditation Facilitator. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University, a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Western Ontario, a Certificate in French from the University of Grenoble and Post-Graduate Certificate in College Admissions Counseling from UCLA. She has completed the Strong Interest Inventory® Certification.

What can I say about Sue Lawson?

  1. professional
  2. encouraging
  3. strong knowledge base, high expertise
  4. cater to the individual student
  5. personal visits to the universities – you have been to so many so you have a first hand description
  6. generous with your time and expertise
  7. analytical
  8. realistic, encourage appropriate goals for students and universities that are the right fit
  9. engaged with each student

Just plain amazing!


Guidance Counsellor