Preparing for your future

Welcome to College Planning A to Z!  The place for comprehensive college planning services for every need. The process of selecting a college is a culmination of many years of hard work, self discovery, and aspirations.  At College Planning A to Z, all of your individual skills and talents are taken into account to create a tailored experience all your own.  From start to finish, College Planning A to Z will work with parents and students to navigate the college admissions process. At times, the admissions process can be frustrating for families. Through the services of College Planning A to Z, the amount of frustration can be reduced to make your college planning experience organized and positive.


​Located in beautiful Lancaster, N.Y., College Planning A to Z is owned and operated by Wendy Kimpel.  Wendy's background is comprised of more than 20 years of supporting students from private schools, small rural schools, and large public schools, in their search for that "right fit."  Having earned a Masters Degree in Educational Counseling from Canisius College in 1996, Wendy has combined her passion for travel with her passion for her work, having visited multiple colleges and universities across the country.  She is a member of the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC) and the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC). Wendy believes in their mission and strictly adheres to their guidelines of professionalism and service. She is ready to assist students and their families with the entire college admissions process.

Contact College Planning A to Z to get started on you college search.


Students have been accepted to:

Notre Dame

​Florida State University

University at Buffalo

Johns Hopkins

University of Pittsburgh


Canisius College

West Point

University of Rochester

North Carolina State

​University of North Florida


Ithaca College

Penn State


Holy Cross

Gannon University

University of Maryland

James Madison




and many more!