About Kristen

Kristen Sneddon is the founder of College Keystone. She is dedicated to matching students to colleges to meet their individual interests while supporting them with tools they need to get there! 

Kristen has been dedicated to college education advocacy for more than 20 years. She has taught math at Red Rocks Community College and geology at Santa Barbara City College, is a founding member of Women in Science, Engineering, and Math mentoring program at the Colorado School of Mines, and currently provides test prep instruction for SAT/ACT/AP, subject exams, and tutoring for all levels of science, math, and writing. She is a published research Geophysicist with a B.S. in Applied Geophysics from UCLA and a M.Sc. in Geophysics from the Colorado School of Mines. As a community leader, Kristen is the district coordinator for Odyssey of the Mind, and has chaired or served on boards of schools at the early-education, elementary, and graduate-school levels.


Kristen received her College Counseling Certificate from UCLA, and loves applying her research skills to helping students find the best college match for them. In her experience, she has worked with students with varying interests, learning styles, and goals. Kristen believes there is a college for everyone who wants to attend, and she wants to help you get there!