Director of Admissions
Get to Know Your Counselor
Question: What can students and their families expect from the admissions team?Answer: Students and parents can expect honesty, transparency and a genuine sense that their admission counselor cares about helping them understand how Meredith may be just the school for which they are searching. Families can expect friendly, professional and prompt responses to their questions along with appropriate next steps to take during the search and decision making process.
Question: What would be your one piece of advice for students engaged in the college search process?Answer: Get to know your admission counselor. At Meredith, your admission counselor is THE person who will help you successfully navigate the process. She has your best interests at heart!
Question: Why Meredith?Answer: Three very solid reasons with data to back them up:
1. If you’re looking for an education that employers and graduate schools value - an education that teaches you how to think, how to analyze and problem solve, an education that teaches you to be a good communicator and the importance of embracing differences among people, then Meredith may be a great fit for you. The opportunities are everywhere – whether it’s research with a faculty member, studying abroad, or serving others, there are countless opportunities to investigate your potential and build your strengths. If you’re interested in learning more, read on: www.aacu.org/leap/what_is_liberal_education.cfm Click on the economic case for liberal arts education … the civic case is pretty important too!
2. Research shows that women’s colleges do a better job preparing young women for their future – better at preparing women to lead, to communicate well and young women who graduate from a women’s college go on to earn graduate degrees at a higher rate than graduates from other types of schools. Read more: http://www.meredith.edu/admissions/wcc/
3. A close-knit community that is supportive and committed to your success. From faculty and staff to alumnae, you’ll find a community that will invest in your life even after graduation! You’ll need to experience this one for yourself! Register for a visit!