Congratulations 2018 EA/ED College Acceptance!

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Premier's team of professional educational consultants will work with you to provide personalized college admissions counseling and expert advice throughout the college search and application process. Depending on your needs, we can guide you through the entire process or provide assistance in only the areas that you require.

Our Team:

Director:

Heather, our Director of Consulting has personally served hundreds of students and families for nearly 20 years.  Each year, she provides multiple high school planning and college admissions seminars to colleagues, teachers, students, and parents.  She conducts multiple annual college visits and meets with admissions deans, students and faculty, with the intent to keep current about admissions approaches, academic programs and school culture to help Premier's clients make the most informed decisions possible.

Prior to joining Premier, Heather worked as an attorney, practicing in the area of Intellectual Property with the firm of Philips Nizer, and was also retained by the New York State Board of Law Examiners to grade the essay portion of the New York State Bar Exam.  Beyond her extensive experience as an educational consultant, her background as a lawyer enhances her counseling, research, advocacy, and writing skills. Her educational and professional history, with the high-level of knowledge and experience she developed as a consultant, both defines and separates her from other consultants.

Heather is a member of the Board of Trustees for the North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center in Old Westbury.  In addition, she has participated in extensive volunteer and pro-bono work for secondary schools. She was recognized for her charitable work and commitment to the greater community by the Town of North Hempstead and was awarded the honor, “Woman of the Year” in 2016.  She has held numerous positions in the East Williston School District, including Co-President of the elementary school; member of the Coordinating Council; and member of parent interview committees for district administrative candidates, including two superintendents and multiple department chairs. She regularly donates educational consulting services to charitable organizations in the New York metropolitan area.   

Some integral members of our team:

Evan is an Ivy League graduate, and has more than 25 years of experience in higher education and medical research. He is a physician and has a deep-seated understanding of the medical school admissions process. He has also been involved with many education and training committees of national organizations. His real-world experience reading thousands of admissions essays and interviewing hundreds of applicants for admission are of great benefit to Premier’s students. Evan is a mentor to high school, college, graduate and postgraduate students in scientific methods. He not only shares his knowledge of science, but also helps students develop strong analytical thinking abilities, as well as assists them in honing their oral and written communication, organizational, and time-management skills. Evan has a significant professional insight into what it takes to attend and succeed at an elite university.

For over fifteen years, Michele has worked in the field of educational consulting.  She is a graduate of Princeton University. While doing extensive research on the curriculums of various schools, she has built relationships with admissions offices, and has the knowledge and experience to guide families through the admissions process for college, boarding school and day school.  Michele has personally visited more than 150 college and boarding school campuses and meets with admissions personnel on a regular basis to ensure that she stays abreast of the ever-changing landscape of education and admissions.

Claudia received her undergraduate degree in Economics from MIT and her MBA from the University of Pennsylvania – Wharton School of Business.  She worked for fifteen years for a major bank in Europe. She has been with Premier for four years and works with the consulting team for all of our students who express an interest in business.  Claudia is proud to be very involved in her community, serving on her local civic organization executive board, as a Girl Scout Troop leader, and as a volunteer in the Parent Association at her district middle school. 

Jill has a degree in Economics from Wellesley College.  Prior to joining Premier, she spent multiple years on Wall Street and then in executive recruiting for bulge bracket banks.  Her experience working as a recruiter gives her unique insight into what it takes to create an unforgettable resume and how to prepare for admissions interviews.  As a parent of a recent college graduate and current college student, Jill knows the college application process intimately.  Her specialized knowledge includes athletic recruiting, business schools, and the elite college application process.  She focuses on helping each student find the best college match.

Harry was an admissions consultant at Dartmouth College and is currently a private teacher, editor, and author.  For the past five years, he has been an invaluable asset to Premier because of his experiences in Ivy League admissions and his ability to work with students to craft an unforgettable personal statement.

 

General College Consultation:

  • One-to-One setting; Parents are welcome to join.
  • Review grades, Test Scores, College Rankings, and Extra-curricular activities
  • College matching : Identify the best-fit colleges based on grades & areas of interest.
  • To maximize efficiency, we require scores of students, transcript & activity list be sent to the office prior to consultation.

*Special rates for multiple consulting services. Call for details and rates.

Freshmen/Sophomore Packages, Junior & Senior Year Packages, as well as private high school, boarding school,  and graduate school packages are available.

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I just finished my freshman year at MIT, and I am majoring in architecture. I am also pursuing minors in Computer Science and Comparative Media Studies. I am thriving at MIT, and I would not be here without working with Susan at Premier. As a sophomore in high school, Susan encouraged me to push my limits in math competitions, and I eventually entered USAJMO. Before the summer of my junior year, Susan and Heather, my consultant, spent countless hours looking for the perfect summer school for me. Their effort definitely paid off, as the two programs I participated in were so memorable and influential. Most importantly, during the college application season, both Susan and Heather worked hard to refine my application, from subtle details to the general message. Susan and Heather have always been there for me, and now, I am here because of them.

Catherine Y. - MIT

Premier Education provided me with an adequate work environment and a vigorous course load to assist along my high school journey. The teachers and assistants there were very supportive and eager to help the students. The skills and techniques I learned here allowed me to pursue a higher education and achieve greater accomplishments

Sean h. - university of Chicago