College Success Consulting

Based in Rome, Italy but serving students across the globe, Hyll College Consulting offers bespoke counseling to college and university students with the aim of ensuring not only academic success but also a meaningful, enjoyable, and fulfilling college experience. Our consultants help students navigate the many challenges inherent to transitioning to and flourishing in the university environment.

Our Team

Our team boasts years of experience at Harvard University and other top-rated academic institutions throughout the world.

Adam Muri-Rosenthal, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and Chief Consultant

Adam Muri-Rosenthal is a former academic dean and scholar of Italian Studies with a special interest in documentary cinema and the history of Italian cinema. His most recent position was as Associate Dean of Students at Loyola University Chicago’s Center in Rome, Italy, prior to which he worked for five years as the academic dean of one of Harvard’s largest undergraduate residential communities. He has extensive experience in academic advising and guiding students towards the successful completion of their degrees, whether in assisting them in their writing, working with them to improve their performance, or guiding them through the process of addressing allegations of college policy or honor code violations. He holds a BA from Vassar College, an MA from Middlebury College Language Schools, and an AM and PhD from Harvard University. As a Teaching Assistant at Harvard he taught Italian language for five years. He also worked as a lecturer in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures where he taught courses in Italian cinema.

Celeste Moreno Palmero, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and Market Strategist

Celeste Moreno Palmero is a former Preceptor of Spanish Language at Harvard University, where she taught Spanish for over 10 years. She is the recipient of 18 awards for teaching excellence from the Harvard University Derek Bok Center for Teaching & Learning. Celeste holds a PhD in Linguistics from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She also holds a licenciatura in English philology and a Master’s Degree in English Linguistics and International Communication. She has done extensive research in the category of Second Language Acquisition, with a particular focus on the use of technology to enrich language and culture learning outside the classroom. Celeste focuses primarily on our Spanish-speaking clients.