Daryl founded The Learning Consultants to improve student performance and inspire young adults to reach their full potential. Daryl has helped thousands of students do so through his years as an academic counselor, coach, and trainer.
Frequently interviewed by media outlets, Daryl is the author of three highly praised books Motivate Your Son, Career Path of Abundance, and The Parent’s Guide to Career Planning for Your Twentysomething.
Daryl has led the expansion of The Learning Consultants from a solo practice into Connecticut’s largest private educational consultancy and has expanded its offerings through New York, New Jersey and Washington, DC.
Daryl graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University, where he graduated number one in his concentration and was named the Outstanding Student in his department.
Daryl simultaneously earned two graduate degrees: a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was named to Who’s Who in American Law Students, and a master’s degree from Penn’s Fels Center of Government. Daryl also earned a prestigious Equal Justice Foundation Fellowship, for which he served at The Brookings Institute, the nation’s top think tank.
After Penn Law, Daryl was appointed an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia where he worked on high profile homicide appeals. Thereafter, Daryl moved to Washington, DC and served the United States as enforcement attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission where he led the investigation into one of the largest financial frauds in history.
After serving as an associate with one of the nation’s largest law firms, Daryl became Vice-President and General Counsel for Mindgrow, an A&E television-funded new media-education company.
In order to pursue his interest in education and to focus directly on helping students, Daryl founded The Learning Consultants in 2000. Parents contact Daryl for all high stakes decisions related to their children’s educational journey, coaching their children through the psychological-emotional journey of the college process, and training for test prep and academic success.
Recently named to Who’s Who In America, Daryl has been featured in national media such as NBC Television and Business Week
In addition to running The Learning Consultants, Daryl is a professor of Constitutional Law as well as several other college courses related to law and government. Daryl is a featured speaker on educational issues on a local and national level.
Daryl, lives in Old Saybrook, CT with his wife and three children, and can be reached at (860)510-0410 or via email at dcapuano@LearningConsultantsGroup.com