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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 attend high school in: Baltimore City (MD), attend a private school in Baltimore County (MD), Hawaii or are a home school student.

Contact Stephanie

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Katie Ridgway '10 Associate Director of Admissions

You work with Katie if you attend one of the following high schools in Montgomery County, MD: Albert Einstein High School, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Charles E Smith Jewish Day School-Upper School, Damascus High School, Gaithersburg High School, John F Kennedy High School, Katherine Thomas School, McLean School of Maryland, Montgomery Blair High School, Nora School, Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, Quince Orchard High School, Sandy Spring Friends School, Seneca Valley High School, Siena School, Springbrook High School, Thomas Sprigg Wootton High School, Walter Johnson High School, or Winston Churchill High School

Contact Katie

Kelsey Kirkman

Kelsey Kirkman '19 Admissions Counselor

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

Contact Kelsey

Chad Koontz

Chad Koontz Admissions Counselor

You work with Chad if you attend high school in: Anne Arundel County (MD), the Eastern Shore (MD) counties (Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester), DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, OK, SD, or WI.

Contact Chad

Green Terror

Ethan Munns Admissions Counselor

You work with Ethan if you attend high school in: Calvert County (MD), Charles County (MD), Howard County (MD), Prince George's County (MD) or Saint Mary's County (MD).

Contact Ethan

Sarah O'Donnell

Sarah O'Donnell '22 Admissions Counselor

You work with Sarah if you attend high school in: Harford County (MD), attend a public school in Baltimore County (MD), AK, CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA, or WY. 

Contact Sarah

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New Counselors Coming Soon!

Don't see your area listed above? No worries! We are hiring new admissions counselors and will be updating this page soon.  In the meantime if you have questions, please reach out to our Admissions Office for assistance. 

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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.   Jamie also works with first year students who have an international status or are living outside of the United States.

Contact Jamie

Graduate Admissions Counselors

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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

Colin Hoover

Colin Hoover Graduate Admissions Counselor

You work with Colin if you are looking to advance your career with a graduate degree or certification in Data Analytics.

Contact Colin

Admissions Staff



      Janelle Holmboe

      Janelle Holmboe Executive Vice President for Constituent Engagement

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      Jill Centofanti

      Jill Centofanti Dean of Admissions

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      Kelly McKenna Administrative Assistant to the VP of Constituent Engagement

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      Kim Baumgardner Assistant Director of Admissions Operations

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      Anna Green Admissions Slate & Operations Assistant

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      Renee Kirby

      Renee Kirby Daily Operations Assistant

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      Melissa Longest

      Melissa Longest Slate Communications Specialist

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      Caroline King

      Caroline King Admissions Event Manager

      Contact Caroline

      Morgan McComas

      Morgan McComas Event Operations Assistant

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      Margaret Moxley Admissions Receptionist

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      Contact the Office of Admissions

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