International Student ConsultingA Resource for International Students Wanting to Study Abroad in the US
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Welcome to One Step To Success

One Step To Success is owned and operated by Kandy Szymusiak, an international educational consultant. Kandy relies upon her 20+ years of educational experience, both in the US and abroad. As a study abroad agent, she is dedicated to helping international students in their pursuit of higher education in the US. Her mission is to provide international consulting with care and to personally ensure each student receives the best results.

As Kandy states, "my background has allowed me to address the transition students go through from high school to higher education and seeing that I can truly make a meaningful difference in the approach led me to start One Step To Success. I care about each student, their study abroad experience and their success."

Our Services Include:

  • College counseling
  • ACT prep
  • SAT prep
  • TOEFL test prep
  • IELTS test prep
  • Guidance with college and university applications and the admissions process
  • Assistance with essays
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • I-20 and F-1 Visa Applications
  • Emergency SEVIS Transfer

Professional Background | Impressive Results

Kandy Szymusiak brings over 20+ years of experience in higher education, library services, and international student advising. Her impressive career has taken her from Philadelphia, PA as a Technology Teacher to Bogota, Colombia, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and on to Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. Back in the US, she is deeply involved in working with international students as part of her position in Global Programs at Penn State University. As an international student adviser, Kandy is able to combine her love of international culture and her passion for international student advising into a successful and rewarding career.

Kandy is focused on helping your student qualify, apply, and excel in their study abroad experience.

Contact Kandy Today

Does your student need help with SAT prep? Or what about choosing the perfect college? Let me help! Contact Kandy via SKYPE (username: One Step To Success) or phone at (814) 803-8759 today to schedule a consultation.


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