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Yolanda Wright, M.A.

Executive Director

Yolanda Wright is the Executive Director and Founder of Focus 

One College. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and Master of Arts Degree in Psychology from the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology. The Focus One College mission is to equip students with the necessary educational and psychological-social support to increase competitiveness in the college admission and scholarship application process. Each student's skills, talents, and interests are leveraged to find best match colleges and scholarships. 90% of Focus One College students receive acceptance into one of their top 3 colleges.  


"I appreciate the guidance, insight, and knowledge Ms. Wright has provided me during my high school career. Thank you Yolanda for always believing in me as I strive for greatness in my endeavors, and I am glad to have made you proud! Keep helping and inspiring others as you do so well! And now, on to the next chapter in Malibu." -Devin

Devin, Pepperdine University

 Posse Scholar & Edison Scholar

"Hi Yolanda! So, UCLA, Berkeley, Howard, Spellman, and Wellesley are the final 5. Thank you so much for your support and help!" -The Goring Family 

Amber, UC Berkeley

San Francisco Foundation Scholar &

UC Berkeley Black Alumni Scholar 

"Yolanda is the BEST! Justin was admitted to his 1st choice & dream school, USC Cinematic Arts, and Alex was admitted to the University of Santa Barbara's College of Creative Studies for Physics! Thank you Yolanda!" -The Riess-Korn Family



USC School of Cinematic Arts,

Interactive Media & Game Division


UCSB College of Creative Studies,


"Focus One assisted my son with his college application prep. He has now been accepted to 20 different colleges. If you are serious about your child's education Focus One can help you reach your goals."

-The McGhee Family

"Received a college consultation for our daughter last night and learned more about our options than ever before! Thanks Yolanda Wright."

-The Makkar Family

"I would HIGHLY recommend Focus One for any school seeking consultation on raising their college admission rate, and for any parent looking for guidance through the grueling and challenging process of college admission. I reached out to Focus One, and got CLEAR AND FOCUSED directions on how to help my child become NCAA qualified. Thanks, Yolanda! "-The Boyd Family


"The support and guidance navigating the educational system from Ms. Yolanda's unique perspective and powerful guidance changed the course of my academic career."-Sheri 


CSU Northridge, B.A.

USC School of Social Work, M.A.

"College was always a dream, a dream that seemed unreachable. Yolanda's knowledge, access to resources, and unlimited support helped me make my dream a reality."-Andrea


San Francisco State University

Biology, B.A.


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