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Jay Bonham

College Admissions Consultant



Hamilton College

Bachelor of Arts, Government

The Maxwell School of Syracuse University

Master of Public Administration

When I started working in Hamilton College’s admission office, I never thought I would find such a fulfilling career. I graduated from Hamilton with a government degree and planned to move to Washington D.C after a few years of working for my alma mater. However, what I thought would last just two years turned into many more! I loved all aspects of working in admissions, but I especially enjoyed interacting with prospective students and helping them navigate the admissions process. While at Hamilton, I read and evaluated applications, helped train new admission officers, coordinated the transfer admission program, and served as the athletic liaison to the Athletic Department. When my family relocated to Ohio several years ago, I read first-year applications for Dartmouth College remotely and later joined the Kenyon College Admissions Office. My responsibilities at Kenyon mirrored those I had at Hamilton but expanded my knowledge of other schools. I have also read for Bucknell University, evaluating applications for their College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, and Freeman College of Management. My experience with Bucknell helped to expand my knowledge in the world of business and engineering.

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The Top 3 FAQs about Pre-Law

Here’s what high school students and law-school-hopefuls need to know about using their undergraduate experience to prepare for law school admissions.

Posted on May 17th, 2024

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