Welcome as you are, chill or not! There is no world in which you should feel stressed out and alone as you muddle through college admissions with your teenager. I’m so happy you’re here because we’ll make sure that won’t happen.
Author of College Admissions Cracked: Saving Your Kid (and Yourself) From the Madness (Little, Brown Spark), a month-by-month survival guide and support group from junior year through college drop-off.”
Over twenty-five years of experience in writing, teaching and college admissions.
College Admission Evaluator of thousands of applications and served on the Admissions Committee at elite liberal arts colleges.
Member of the National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC).
Taught college personal essay writing, creative writing and expository writing at New York University, The New School, City University of New York and Gotham Writers Workshop.
Ran high school programs for both high achieving and at-risk students in New York City, the Midwest and Massachusetts.
Published personal essays have appeared in The New York Times, Family Circle, The New York Times Blog, Full Grown People, Family Fun, Errant Parent, Parents, Parents.com, Good Housekeeping, and O the Oprah Magazine.
A graduate of Williams College, B.A., and New York University, M.A.