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Director of Admissions | USA Qualified English Teacher | MA English Language and Literature, PhD American Studies

I bring over two decades of education experience, focusing on admissions and tutoring. My diverse roles in leadership and consulting involve equity, diversity, and strategic planning. I possess extensive expertise in teaching, change management, time management, leadership, and communication. I've worked as an English Teacher at multiple institutions and held leadership roles as Principal, Dean, and Director in prestigious U.S. schools.

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Admissions:Qualified Online Teacher (Admissions)

University of Maryland:PhD American Studies (2001-2007)

Colgate University:MA English Language and Literature (1996-1997)

Susquehanna University:BA Political Science and Government (1990-1994)

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Tutoring Experience

With over two decades of experience in education, my focus has been primarily on admissions and tutoring. I've served in various leadership and consultant roles, where I've developed and executed equity and inclusion initiatives, strategic planning, and diversity programs. Additionally, I have extensive experience in teaching, change management, time management, leadership, and communication.

My background includes positions such as Head of Equity and Inclusion at The Packer Collegiate Institute, Director of Community & Equity Affairs at St. Mark's School, US Principal at Carolina Day School, Dean of Faculty at The Pennington School, Director of Diversity and Inclusion and English teacher at Park Tudor School, and English teacher at Phillips Exeter Academy, among others. These roles have allowed me to gain valuable insights into the educational landscape, admissions processes, and effective tutoring techniques.

My academic journey includes earning advanced degrees and accolades, including an MSED and MA in English Literature. This comprehensive background positions me to understand what top colleges and universities seek in students and applicants, making me well-equipped to provide guidance in admissions and tutoring to help individuals achieve their academic goals.

Tutoring Approach

My approach to admissions tutoring draws upon over two decades of experience working with esteemed U.S. institutions. Initially, I engage in a collaborative process with students to gain a deep understanding of their unique strengths, aspirations, and areas for improvement.

This personalized approach enables me to tailor guidance to address each student's specific needs effectively. Additionally, I provide comprehensive insights into the admissions process, offering strategies for crafting compelling application essays, excelling in interviews, and making informed decisions about school selection. Emphasizing the significance of presenting a well-rounded profile, I encourage students to showcase not only their academic accomplishments but also their extracurricular involvement and contributions to the community.

Lastly, I offer guidance in time management and organization to ensure students meet application deadlines and submit their most outstanding work, thereby enhancing their prospects of securing admission to their desired institutions.

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