Meet Monica!

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Get to know Monica

Meet Monica!

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Get to know Monica

counselor profile
counselor profile

Monica Brown, International Counselor

Monica earned a degree in English at Stanford University and a master’s in education from Harvard. In her seven-year admissions career—three years at Wellesley College followed by four years as a senior admissions and financial aid officer at Harvard—Monica has read over 5,000 applications and also served as the director of the Harvard Financial Aid Initiative. As a senior voting member of the admissions committee at Harvard, she was also involved in determining the admissions status of hundreds of international applicants. Since becoming a counselor at Collegewise in 2013, Monica has guided students to admission at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Dartmouth, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Brown, Cornell, University of Chicago, Washington University in St. Louis, Rice, and many other selective schools. Originally from Texas, Monica now calls Austin, Texas home where she is flourishing in her role as a mom to daughter, Lulu.

Education & Experience

B.A., Stanford University

M.Ed., Harvard University

Former Senior Admissions Officer, Harvard University

Former Assistant Director of Admission, Wellesley College

Professional Organization Memberships

NACAC: National Association for College Admission Counseling

International ACAC: International Association for College Admission Counseling

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