Ann has over 35 years of experience in higher education admission at Brown University’s Department of Education. She has read thousands of applications which include personal statements, letters of recommendation and resumes. She has chaired admission committees and has invaluable experience into what it takes to be a stand out candidate. In her role at Brown she also interviews prospective candidates, attends national, regional and local recruitment fairs at highly selective institutions of higher education and has served as a freshmen advisor. As a graduate of Brown’s Management Development Program, her capstone project concentrated on the implementation of need blind admission. Ann has also been a member of the Brown First Readings program, choosing the book each year for incoming and transfer students to read during the summer. Her favorite reading was My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor in 2016.
Over the past five years she has served as an independent college admission consultant for Wyzant, a private tutoring company, and at The Roosevelt International Academy where she designed a Pathway to College Curriculum for their rising sophomores and juniors. She has assisted both students and parents in person and remotely navigate the college admission process in a patient and insightful manner. Ann earned her M.Ed. from Northeastern University in 2012 specializing in strategic enrollment management. She also holds a RI Professional Teaching license in Secondary Education English. She is a first-generation college graduate from Rhode Island College and did post-graduate work at Providence College and Suffolk University.
Ann’s extensive collection of University mugs from her recruitment travels is displayed with pride at her Brown University office. In her free time she loves to travel, read and seek out new coffee shops.