Marjorie grew up on Long Island and graduated Cum Laude from Duke University, where she started her career in higher education. As an Admissions Officer for Duke, Marjorie was responsible for recruitment and selection of applicants from the New York metro area and was invited to serve on admissions panels throughout the region. After earning a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan, she became an admission dean at the University of Virginia, published articles related to selective college admissions, and worked in strategic planning to improve experiences for applicants and students. Marjorie is involved in advocacy work for public schools in the region and enjoys working with students and families during the transitional period between high school and college. She also volunteers her time consulting underserved students through The Jesse Kolber Foundation scholar program. Marjorie loves reading, writing, hiking and camping.
Duke University, BA in Comparative Area Studies;
University of Michigan, MA in Comparative Literature
Favorite Place to Study kitchen counter, local library
Hidden Talent Homemade ice cream
Favorite Book Atonement, Evidence of Things Unseen, My Brilliant Friend