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Heather S

ClassicCollege CounselorOperations
EducationEarned a B.A. in Theatre cum laude from Northwestern University’s School of Communication with a minor in Business Institutions
HobbiesPlaying Fantasy Football, watching Theatre/TV/Film, seeing Comedy shows in LA, doing the Sunday Crossword, playing along with Jeopardy, and taking care of my dog Emmy
Test Prep
Academic Subjects
General Strengthsveterinary school applications and pre-vet tracks; theater programsacademic writing, organizational skills, standardized test advisement, college-level courseworksummer enrichment planning, major advisement/selection, editing and proofreading college essays, social science programs, resume review/evaluation, pre-college summer programs, course selection for high school, college audition preparation for performance tracks, UC specialization, college research and advisement, course selection for undergraduate programs, humanities programs, college list building, film programs, highly selective colleges/universities specialization, high school selection, transcript analysis, extracurricular/resume development, application review, personal statement brainstorming and composition, business programs, scholarship search (merit-based aid), interview skills, BFA programs, performing arts programs, musical theatre programs, film, television, and digital media, acting programs
Related ExperienceServed as an Application Reader in the UC System; served as an Admissions Counselor at Northwestern University; conducted alumni interviews as a member of the Northwestern University Alumni Admissions Council; advised students applying to film, theatre, and visual arts programs; worked as a peer tutor in various subjects; deep knowledge of the top private high schools in Los Angeles and their admissions processes