Ann has over 35 years of experience in college admissions 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 standout candidate. In her role at Brown, she also interviewed prospective candidates, attended national, regional, and local recruitment fairs at highly selective institutions of higher education, and served as a freshman advisor. Ann has also been a member of the Brown First Readings program, choosing the summer reading book each year for incoming and transfer students. Her favorite reading was My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. Other recommendations for her students include The Long Thaw by David Archer and The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
For the past three years, Ann has served as a college counselor with College Prep 360. Drawing on her deep commitment to each student and her superb communication skills, Ann is able to take a high touch approach to counseling, building strong relationships with her families that are rooted in trust and transparency. Ann helps each student realize their potential by listening to their unique story, resulting in an authentic narrative for their college essays as well as exploration into majors they may not have initially considered. Ann embraces the college journey with her students and families, serving as an invaluable resource from creating the college list to celebrating their admission acceptances.
In her free time, Ann loves to travel, read, and seek out new coffee shops.