Quetzal Mama Scholars


“I want to say how grateful I am for receiving your help during my admissions process and I know you will be excited as I am to learn that I have been admitted and committed to UC San Diego. Woot woot. It is such an amazing school and I am overjoyed with the possibilities of my future. I will be double majoring in Psychology and Cognitive Science and minor in Public Service.”

— Megan, Senior at Kimball High School


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Who is Roxanne Ocampo?

Roxanne Ocampo is a proud Latina mom who has demystified the college admission process for Latino students. She planned and executed the strategies that would get her children to Harvard and USC in 2011. She shares her knowledge, tips, and strategies with parents through her workshops, consulting practice, and in her book, “Flight of the Quetzal Mama: How to Raise Latino Superstars and Get Them Into the Best Colleges.”

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Listen to Quetzal Mama’s story


Quetzal Mama has developed over 70 workshop and webinar topics hosted in-person or online covering every component of the college admission process! Learn how her students and parents are utilizing the workshop content with extraordinary success.

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Quetzal Mama in the News

Quetzal Mama has been featured in numerous media and print since the release of her new book. "Flight of the Quetzal Mama: How to Raise Latino Superstars and Get Them Into the Best Colleges."

Quetzal Mama's Founder, Roxanne Ocampo, is the 2015 recipient of the "Soy Empresaria Business Plan Competition." Being recognized as a leading Latina business-owner in California, Quetzal Mama receives a $10,000 cash prize and coaching from notable executives from Square, Xoom, and the Latino Startup Alliance. The cash prize and mentorship will allow Quetzal Mama to expand programs and services nationally, extending the reach to more deserving students and parents.

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