Andrea Aronson

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    Andrea Aronson heads up our New Jersey office.  Andrea earned an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and has turned her more than 20 years of marketing and business experience toward her true passion – working with students in the college and graduate school admissions process.  “My focus is on really understanding the student’s needs, and helping them to find the right fit.”

    A Marketing Whiz
    Andrea spent years honing her marketing and communications skills at both major corporations — such as American Express, Reader’s Digest and Bank One — as well as small start-up companies.  She knows the importance of always putting one’s best foot forward, and she understands how to help students do that for the college and graduate school marketplace.

    A Communications Guru and Mentor
    Andrea is a seasoned writing instructor who has experience both teaching college undergraduates about writing mechanics and composition as well as guiding business professionals on presentation development and copywriting.  In addition, she has served as an admissions interviewer for both of her alma maters and has recruited and interviewed many college and MBA graduates as a hiring manager.

    Education

    • Dartmouth College: BA in Russian Studies – Cum Laude
    • Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania:  MBA with a concentration in marketing and finance
    • UCLA:  Certificate in College Admissions Counseling
    Professional Associations
    Member of the following professional associations dedicated to guiding students through the transition from high school to higher education:
    • Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA)
    • National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC)
    • New Jersey Association of College Admissions Counseling (NJACAC)

    Personal
    Andrea lives in Westfield, New Jersey – a New York City suburb — with her husband, three children, and an awesome Labradoodle named Cisco.  Her favorite things are: skiing, theater, foreign travel, watching “The Daily Show”, and being on the sidelines or in the audience while her kids play soccer and perform in their musical concerts.  She also prides herself on her ability to complete the New York Times crossword puzzle on an almost weekly basis!

     

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