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About our Evaluations and Evaluators
Educational Assessment, Inc. (EA, Inc.) is a private company founded in 1992 to assist foreign nationals seeking admission to the United States. The company strives to offer precise and accurate placement of foreign degrees and diplomas within the system of higher education in the United States. The evaluations provided by Educational Assessment, Inc. have been routinely accepted as expert opinions by the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (formerly INS) and other institutions internationally for over 13 years.

Patricia Del Rey, Ed.D. is the founder and Director of EA, Inc. Dr. Del Rey is a Professor Emerita, recently retired as a tenured full professor at the University of Georgia, having served as a member of the academic community for over 30 years. Her career began at the City University of New York, Queens College, after obtaining a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree from Columbia University, Teachers College in 1970. She taught abroad for Boston University in Europe from 1983-1985 and during that time became familiar with the European systems of education. From 1988 to 2001, Dr. Del Rey was the Director of the Women’s Studies Program at the University of Georgia, an interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate program admitting students from all disciplines. During her career she was a member of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officer (AACRAO) and the NAFSA Association of International Educators.

Connie P. Wilson has been with Educational Assessment, Inc. since 1997. Ms. Wilson has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Georgia. She owned and operated her own business (1984-1991) and was a copyright specialist (1991-1997). She joined EA, Inc. as a Junior Evaluation Specialist in 1997. In 1999, she was promoted to Evaluation Specialist and became the co-manager of the company. Since 2001, Ms Wilson’s title has been Manager & Evaluation Specialist, and she has had full charge of all day-to-day operations, including research, evaluations, training, and management. Ms. Wilson has attended training seminars conducted by AACRAO in the evaluation of foreign credentials for admission to U.S. colleges and universities and has been a member of NAFSA since 2000.

Our reference sources are those accepted and created by U.S. university admissions officers. These reference materials provide background information on foreign degree programs in all areas of the world. All of the standard books and resources available are utilized, especially those of the AACRAO, such as its Foreign Education Credentials Required for Consideration of Admission to Universities and Colleges in the United States, and the World Education Series (WES) and Projects in International Education Research (PIER) reference books. Our sources also include the most current publications of the NAFSA Association of International Educators, The International Association of Universities (IAU) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO). In addition, we are continuously conducting our own independent research and utilize a team of academic consultants in all disciplines to assist us. Our consultants include admissions officers at major American universities such as Columbia University (New York). We also access admissions guidelines used by colleges and universities nationwide.


To request an analysis of your case.... simply send copies of the relevant materials to our office via fax, email or mail. These would typically include diplomas, transcripts, resume, etc. Please include a cover sheet or a message in the text of your email with your contact information so that we can provide you with a free preliminary analysis at no charge, typically within 24-48 hours.





Educational Assessment
425 North Lumpkin Street
Suite 200A
Athens, GA 30601
phone 706-613-0336
cell 706-372-5802
fax 706-543-4071

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