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October 2015: 3rd Annual NY City Directors of Admission Panel

Spent Tuesday morning at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus for the “3rd Annual NY City Directors of Admission Panel”. Great information from New York University, Columbia, Fordham, Cooper Union, SUNY and CUNY– moderated by Jeff Makris, Director of College Counseling at Stuyvesant High School.   They answered the big questions: “What is new on your campus?” […]


October 2015: University of Connecticut -Connecticut Counselor’s Day

I participated in the Connecticut Counselor’s Day at the University of Connecticut. Spent the day on the Storrs campus of the University of Connecticut for Counselor Day. We heard from President Susan Herbst, who told us about the Next Generation Connecticut plans which will bring new investments to the university. We heard from Admissions and […]

September 2015: Colleges of The Fenway Consortia Tour

Who are the Colleges of the Fenway? Six colleges in Boston, on or near the Fenway who have been a consortium for 20 years and share many joint programs- academic as well as other areas. Emmanuel College Massachusetts College of Art and Design MCPHS University Simmons College Wheelock College Wentworth Institute of Technology     […]

May 2015: I Gave Presentations in Three Cities in China

Many families in China would like their children to attend college in the United States. However, the system they are used to is very different from the process of applying to US colleges. I presented an overview of the US system of admissions, including the factors college admissions offices put the most importance on. I […]

April 2015: Ohio Tour

Miami University in Ohio and the University of Dayton Counselor Visitation I toured the beautiful campus of Miami of Ohio, spoke with students and faculty. I learned so much about their history and future plans. They offer all of the good things a big university has—over 100 majors, athletics and the power of resources and […]