About the Author
has seen the admissions process from every angle. She attended Northwestern and Harvard, graduating magna cum laude from Harvard. She received her MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. A former Teach For America teacher, she served as Teach For America's National Director of Admissions where she created the applicant selection model and managed the admissions process for over five thousand applicants each year. Since business school, Katie has worked for a top-tier management consulting firm and an education focused start-up enterprise. Most recently she has been highly successful as an MBA admissions consultant and on a pro bono basis she helps high school students through the college application process. Katie is a yoga instructor for Yoga Works and Equinox in New York, and she is also a certified life coach focusing on career transitions.