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Meredith Graham, College Counselor

Meredith spent seven years as an associate director of admissions at Cornell University where, on the dare of a colleague, she once worked the phrase “Dolly Parton” into a seven-minute presentation about Cornell. She also earned a master’s degree in higher education and worked as an academic advisor at Purdue, all after studying chemistry at The College of Wooster.

A scientist and a counselor at heart, Meredith is the author of the Collegewise publication STEM’s Many Branches: College Planning for Students Considering Majors in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. A true renaissance woman, Meredith has also learned how to clog (the folk dance, not the backing-up-a-sink kind of clog), fly a glider, knit, shoot a shotgun on a trap-shooting range, and rock climb. While Meredith does admit to having a fundamental inability to follow fashion trends, as Dolly Parton once said, “I would never stoop so low as to be fashionable.”

Education & Experience

Former Associate Director of Admissions, Cornell University

Former Associate Director of the University Service Center, Boston University

Former Academic Advisor, Purdue University

Professional Organization Memberships

NACAC: National Association for College Admission Counseling

OACAC: The Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling

International ACAC: International Association for College Admission Counseling

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