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Jazzmin Lu

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In one way or another, Jazzmin has spent the entirety of her career guiding students through the college admissions process. Her career in admissions started at Yale, where she worked as both a Summer Recruitment Coordinator and as a Summer Residential Counselor. In these roles, Jazzmin answered students’ (and parents’) questions about Yale’s admissions process and mentored a group of incoming Yale first-years. She then accepted a position as a College Access Fellow at 12+, where she worked closely with high school juniors and seniors, helping them interpret financial aid packages and guiding them through the often difficult college search and selection process. In 2015, she made her way to California, working as an admissions officer and later as Assistant Dean of Admissions at Pomona College.

Jazzmin’s extensive career in admissions makes her the perfect person to guide students through the intricacies of the college application process, and her personality allows her to make the process fun (seriously!). Her yearbook superlative award was for “Silliest Staff Member,” and you can often find her listening (and singing and dancing along) to her favorite musicals.

Education & Experience

  • B.A., Yale University
  • Former Admissions Officer and Assistant Dean of Admissions, Pomona College
  • Former Summer Recruitment Coordinator, Yale Undergraduate Admissions

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