Corey Fischer is dedicated to helping students and parents navigate through the college search and application process.She brings 25 years of experience in college admissions at selective colleges and college counseling at independent schools. Through these roles she is able to assess what a college's advantages and disadvantages are, what a college is considering when reviewing an applicant, and how a student can best present himself or herself. During college, Corey spent summers in the undergraduate admissions office and the financial aid office at Princeton University, and was an Admissions intern/interviewer during her senior year at Hollins Univ., her alma mater.After graduating, she continued for two years in Admissions at Hollins, before accepting a position in the Undergraduate Admissions Office at The Johns Hopkins University. Later, Corey went to the University of Rhode Island before changing to the "other side of the desk" into College Counseling at St. George's School in Newport, Rhode Island.Corey was Director of College Counseling at Woodberry Forest School in Virginia for seven years and is currently Director of College Counseling at a wonderful, small independent school in Virginia. Staying well-informed is important, and Corey has first hand knowledge of many colleges and universities from coast to coast-- learning the nuances of a college that cannot be put into the literature or website.She has developed strong professional relationships with admissions officers throughout the country, is a Certified Educational Planner (CEP), and a member of the National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC), Potomac & Chesapeake Association of College Admission Counseling (PCACAC) and was a Professional Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), but dropped the membership since returning to a school. In addition, Corey regularly visits colleges and attends conferences to stay current on changes and trends.