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Bachelor's in Psychology
Claremont Graduate University
Master's in Psychology
I joined College Coach after working at Barnard College of Columbia University, where I served as the senior associate director of admissions. As the senior manager of the admissions staff, I coordinated all admissions recruitment travel, and directed the application review process. I chaired the admissions committee and personally reviewed many applications from both first-year and transfer admissions applicants. Prior to my tenure at Barnard, I was an admissions counselor at Whittier College and directed the merit scholarship process for the college. My admissions career began as an alumna admissions volunteer for Cornell University while completing my graduate work in psychology at Claremont Graduate University.
After many years as a college admissions consultant, it was recently time to guide my own child through the application process. Here’s my advice.
A post-graduate year is offered by many private boarding schools as an extra year of high school to help move students toward their college goals. Read on.
College consultant Mary Sue Youn highlights the importance of having a balanced college list, especially in an uncertain year.
Now that the school year is underway, has college enrollment declined due to COVID-19? College admissions counselor Mary Sue Youn provides an update.