Ms. Livingston has been a leader and expert in college counseling and a mentor to scores of counselors throughout the Los Angeles area.

Rachel Livingston is currently the Principal at APEX, but over the past 20 years she has been a teacher, counselor, and coordinator in Los Angeles at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Rachel has been recognized for her leadership on college counseling issues in California as well as nationally. She has extensive experience working successfully with all levels of students in the many steps of the college admissions process. As the Principal, Rachel focuses on connecting the resources of the Hollywood area with the students and families at APEX. Her goal is to make sure each student and family have the support and information they need to have success in high school and beyond. She feels fortunate to be able to create and implement programs that help APEX students achieve success in school.

Rachel grew up in Los Angeles in a family of educators. She received her BA in Communications from UC San Diego, and her MA in Counseling from Point Loma University. Rachel loves working at APEX Academy, and has the honor of being part of the APEX family since the school opened in 2008.