Credit Union to offer professional college consulting services to members at reduced cost.

Capital Communications Federal Credit Union has created an alliance with admissions1 educational consultants to provide professional college admissions consulting services and essay writing workshops to its members at a reduced cost.

“For years, we have been providing a number of valuable programs to college-bound children, such as college preparation workshops, scholarship and award programs, student loans and more,” said Capital Communications President/CEO Paula Stopera. “The addition of professional college admissions consulting greatly expands the services we are able to offer young adult members and their parents.”

“We are very excited to be a part of such a truly unique and comprehensive college preparation program,” said Mimi Hajjar, consultant at admissions1. “We share in the Credit Union’s vision of empowering students to achieve their higher education goals. We look forward to a long and mutually-beneficial relationship,” added Allison J. Schultz, consultant at admissions1.

admissions1 will provide the members of Capital Communications with two hour college admission consultations, comprehensive professional college admissions counseling services and essay writing workshops at a reduced cost.

About Capital Communications Federal Credit Union

Capital Communications Federal Credit Union currently has more than 71,000 members and over $738 million in assets. Offices are located in Albany, Clifton Park, Cohoes, Colonie, Glenmont, Latham, Niskayuna, North Greenbush and Waterford. Capital Communications offers a complete line of financial products and was ranked first among credit unions nationwide for member service in a survey conducted by the Raddon Financial Group. For more information, visit

About Admissions 1 Educational Consultants

Admissions 1 empowers students to explore and achieve their higher education goals by discerning their academic, co-curricular, professional and social goals and identifying suitable university and college programs; helping students recognize the high school courses, enrichment opportunities, internships and summer programs that will help them to achieve their objectives; the development and refinement of student college applications through essay writing workshops and one-on-one feedback, and helping students and their families understand and manage the daunting financial aid process.