About Me

I spent twelve years in Admissions for the University of Chicago. As a member of the senior leadership team, I led international and multicultural admissions, presented at conferences and high schools, and chaired the admissions committee. I have met and worked with hundreds of students and families and have a keen sense of the unique characteristics that help a student stand out in a highly selective application pool. 


Since 2018, I am focused on using my experience and knowledge to help students and families through the complex – and often confusing - college search and application process.  


I hold a BA from the University of Virginia in Economics and a BS in Information Systems and MBA from Washington University (St. Louis). I am a provisional member of HECA. 



I provide comprehensive, personalized counseling for students (and parents) to help you through the college search and application process. 

I typically begin working with students in 10th or 11th grade. 


I adhere strictly to the ethical guidelines of the professional organizations to which I belong. I cannot guarantee admission to any institution, nor do I have any financial arrangements with colleges for placement of students. I do not write essays for students; I help them find their voice and guide them in the development of their essays.


Academic and Extracurricular Planning


College Research & Selection


Guidance on Application Strategies and Preparation 


Essay Brainstorming and Feedback


SAT/ACT Planning


Interview Prep

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