Our Team


Chris Falcinelli

Chris, the founder and president of Focus Educational Services, graduated from Princeton University. He began tutoring with The Princeton Review in 1995, and soon thereafter went solo and enjoyed a long run as one of New York’s most in-demand private test coaches. Founding Focus in 2007 allowed Chris to bring his knowledge and insight to a broader base, and to discover his innate knack for locating, training and developing tutors.

Chris and the Focus team have helped thousands of students to achieve their testing goals, and it is the deep satisfaction of helping students and families at a crucial junction in their lives that keeps him energized and excited about his work. He finds that helping people never gets old, and every day brings new opportunities for doing so.

William McClintick

Bill has spent the past 41 years working in college admissions and secondary college counseling. After a 10-year career as an admissions officer, Bill moved to the secondary side and spent 27 years as the Director of College Counseling at both Mercersburg Academy and George School in Pennsylvania. Bill’s national leadership positions include a term as the President of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). He has been a contributor to the New York Times education blog, The Choice, and has served as a secondary school representative on several NCAA committees. Bill has also had a successful career as a soccer coach at the collegiate and secondary levels and enjoys helping prospective scholar-athletes navigate the recruitment process.