College Admissions Consultant
Former admissions officer at Babson College and College of the Holy Cross
Stonehill College – Bachelor’s in Communication
Why I joined College Coach:
The admissions process is an extremely stressful time for both students and parents. Looking back on my own experience, it’s a wonder my mother and I are still speaking! As a first generation college student, my family and I had no idea how to navigate the application process. It doesn’t have to be this way. With the proper guidance, focus, preparation, communication, and organization it can become less stressful and more enjoyable. I joined College Coach because I want to use my experience and knowledge to guide families through the process.
Get to know me:
I have worked with students interested in:
||Large state schools
|Small liberal arts colleges
||Post-grad prep school year
|Religiously affiliated schools
I have also worked with:
|Students with learning differences
I joined College Coach after working for 12 years in college admissions. I started my career as an admissions counselor at College of the Holy Cross, where I traveled across the country meeting students and visiting high schools. I reviewed and made decisions on approximately 500 applications a year, supervised the admission tour guides, coordinated the transfer process, and served as the athletic liaison for several of the Division I athletic teams including hockey, baseball, field hockey and softball. I joined the Office of Undergraduate Admission at Babson College in 2004. As the senior associate director, I was responsible for all admissions communications, including both print and electronic marketing. I also coordinated staff domestic and international travel, scholarship selection, and the athletic recruitment process.
Baking, spinning (so I can keep baking!), spending time with my family, catching up on my favorite shows Homeland and Mad Men.
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