Our Team

Lynn Pulito, The College PlannerLynn Pulito, CEP – Owner and Educational Consultant

Since 2012, Lynn Pulito has consulted through all stages of the college admissions process with hundreds of high school students and their families in the Glastonbury, CT area. Lynn’s personalized method of facilitating her students to better understand themselves by identifying and highlighting their aptitudes, talents, preferences and goals consistently results in the best college options for each of them.

In 2019, Pulito earned the distinction of becoming a Certified Educational Planner (CEP), the highest accreditation in the field  from the American Institute of Certified Educational Planners (AICEP).  She is a Professional Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and a member of the IECA Connecticut Regional Group.  Pulito holds a Master’s level Certificate in Independent Educational Consulting from University of California, Irvine. Pulito has also mentored students as part of the Possibility Project in New York City.

Pulito was nationally recognized for her work as a project manager and facilitator at IBM and was an officer at Aetna Life and Casualty. She attended the University of Connecticut and holds a BA in Economics from Eastern Connecticut State University.  Pulito has taught six (90) hour courses throughout New England as a certified Montessori Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Formation Leader.

Pulito, along with her husband Frank,  has three daughters Nikki, Gabrielle & Grace, a granddaughter, Isabella and a grandson, Jackson.  She enjoys tennis, golf and other outdoor recreation, especially time on the lake.

Frank N. Pulito,  Strategic Coach


Frank has more than 35 years of business experience, having worked in sales, consulting, marketing and executive level positions for large nationally recognized companies.

Pulito specializes in strategic planning, career planning, coaching and mentoring for professionals who are both starting and growing their professional careers. Pulito’s exposure to all levels of a company’s structure and organizational levels provide him with the needed insight and experience to help facilitate the next steps of an individual’s career decisions and path.

A Cum Laude graduate of Providence College, Frank serves on the insurance advisory boards of several organizations.

Gabrielle Rose Pulito, Educational Consultant, LD & Athletic Advisor


As a graduate from Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) with a MA in Special Education and BA in Education, Gabrielle Pulito offers expertise in both the education and learning disabilities arena. In addition, Pulito was a multi year Athletic Intern at Penn State and has been exposed to the NCAA recruiting process.  Pulito has worked with mainstream students and students with all level disabilities as a student teacher in Elementary, Middle and High School classrooms.  She is currently a middle school Special Education Teacher and Athletic Coach and works for The College Planner, LLC during the summers.

Pulito interned at The College Planner, LLC while earning her MA degree.  During this time, she was trained in our P.L.A.N. methodology,  and working closely with Lynn, helped multiple high school students through all aspects of the college application process.  She attended the 2018 IECA Summer Training Institute at Claremont McKenna College in Claremount, CA and is working toward her Master’s level Certificate in Educational Planning at the University of California, Irvine.

Pulito brings energy and new ideas to our team and has a special connection with the students with whom she works as she was one of The College Planner’s first clients!

Laura Cubanski, Editor and Essay Specialist

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Laura  earned her BA at the University of Connecticut and her JD from the UCLA School of Law.  She has worked as a Bar Exam grader for the State of Connecticut for 25 years.  During the school year, Cubanski is a reading and writing tutor in the Reading and Writing Center (RWC) at Glastonbury High School. The RWC was recently recognized for excellence by the Glastonbury Board of Education.  Cubanski truly enjoys assisting students in grades 9-12 with all stages of the writing process, from brainstorming, thesis development and organization through revising and proofreading.

Cubanski and her husband have three daughters, two of whom have graduated from college.  Her youngest daughter is a college sophomore.