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It Starts With a Connection.

Our admissions professionals love working one on one with students to best determine fit and take the anxiety out of the admissions process. Reach out to your counselor today, because we want to help you realize how you can reach your goals through authentic experiences and deep connections here on the Hill.  

First-Year Admissions Counselors

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Stephanie Stahler Senior Associate Director of Admissions

You work with Stephanie if you go to high school in: Baltimore City (MD) or attend a private school in Baltimore County (MD).

Contact Stephanie

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Brooke Hain '12 Associate Director of International & Off-Campus Programs

Brooke works with students who have an international status or are living outside of the United States.

Contact Brooke

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Katie Ridgway '10 Assistant Director of Admissions

You work with Katie if you go to high school in: Montgomery County (MD), OH, IN, MN, WI, MI, ND, SD, KS, MO, IA, IL, OK, or NB.

Contact Katie

Kelsey Kirkman

Kelsey Kirkman '19 Admissions Counselor

You work with Kelsey if you go to high school in:  Frederick County (MD), Washington D.C., VA, WV, NC, SC, GA, FL, KY, TN, MS, AL, LA or AK.

Contact Kelsey

Joanna Caples

Joanna Caples Assistant Director of Admissions

You work with Joanna if you go to high school in: Washington County (MD), Alleghany County (MD), Garrett County (MD), NJ, NY, CT, MA, RI, VT, NH, or ME.

Contact Joanna

Chad Koontz

Chad Koontz Admissions Counselor

You work with Chad if you go to high school in: Anne Arundel County (MD), Howard County (MD), or the Eastern Shore (MD) counties (Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester) or DE.

Contact Chad

Maddy Kaplan

Maddy Kaplan Admissions Counselor

You work with Maddy if you go to high school in: Baltimore County Public Schools (MD), Harford County (MD), NV, CA, WA, OR, WY, MT, ID, or AK.

Contact Maddy

Shannon Leister

Shannon Leister Admissions Counselor

You work with Shannon if you go to high school in: Carroll County (MD), PA, TX, AZ, NM, CO, or UT.

Contact Shannon

Kellyann Palm

Kellyann Palm Admissions Counselor

You work with Kellyann if you go to high school in: Prince George's County (MD), St. Mary’s County (MD), Calvert County (MD), or Charles County (MD).

Contact Kellyann

Transfer Admissions Counselor for Undergraduate Studies



Jamie LeVee

Jamie LeVee Transfer Admissions Counselor

You work with Jamie if you are looking to transfer from a two or four year college or university, looking to re-apply, or are seeking a second bachelor's degree from McDaniel College. 

Contact Jamie

Graduate Admissions Counselor

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Crystal Perry '11, '14 Assistant Director of Graduate Enrollment Management

You work with Crystal if you are looking to advance your career with a graduate degree or certification from our school of Graduate & Professional Studies. 

Contact Crystal

Admissions Staff



Janelle Holmboe

Janelle Holmboe Executive Vice President for Constituent Engagement

Contact Janelle

Jill Centofanti

Jill Centofanti Dean of Admissions

Contact Jill

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Kelly McKenna Administrative Assistant to the VP of Constituent Engagement

Contact Kelly

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Kim Baumgardner Assistant Director of Admissions Operations

Contact Kim

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Anna Green Daily Operations Assistant

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Green Terror

Renee Kirby Daily Operations Assistant

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Melissa Longest

Melissa Longest Admissions Slate & Technical Support Specialist

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Caroline King

Caroline King Admissions Event Manager

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Morgan McComas

Morgan McComas Event Operations Assistant

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Margaret Moxley Admissions Receptionist

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