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College of the Holy Cross
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and International Studies
I came to College Coach after working in college admissions for many years. At Holy Cross, I was a work-study student in the admissions office, a tour guide, and a senior interviewer. After graduation, I spent one year in Seattle as part of the Jesuit Volunteer Corp and then returned to the East Coast to work as an admissions counselor at Holy Cross. As part of that job, I traveled to England, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, and Greece. When I was promoted to assistant director of admissions and international student recruiter, I added Central America to my territory. While at Holy Cross, I also organized the student Ambassador Program, hosted prospective student receptions, and read over 1,000 applications each season. I was also an athletics liaison for men’s hockey, baseball, women’s soccer, and softball. At Skidmore College, I interviewed prospective students and their families, conducted information sessions, and annually reviewed close to 1,800 domestic and international admissions applications.
Should you consider applying to a different major if the one you really want is competitive? Read on for advice on this strategy from a former admissions officer.
Get to know college admissions consultant Nicole Doyle. Nicole previously worked in admissions at College of the Holy Cross and Skidmore College.