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Our Team

The people behind the scenes, making sure you can achieve your college dreams.

Brie Katz
Head of Operations

As a former NCAA Division I Head Coach, Independent Educational Consultant, and graduate of Columbia University’s Teachers College, Brie is passionate about empowering young people. At CollegeAdvisor.com, she puts her passion to work by creating systems that ensure student success in the college journey.

Lauren Lynch, MSW
Head of Advising

Lauren served as an admissions officer at Williams College, directed college counseling at an elite DC-area private school, and worked for a decade at a major national college counseling firm. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Smith College, and her Master’s in Social Work from Columbia University.

Sarah Dodge
Head of Creative

Sarah runs all social video and content marketing efforts at CollegeAdvisor.com. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia in Media Studies and Psychology. When she's not editing CollegeAdvisor.com's new videos in Adobe Premiere, she enjoys traveling around the world, photography, and being with friends.

Lily Xu
Project Manager

Lily is a PhD student at Stanford University studying Microbiology and Immunology. She graduated from WashU in 2020 with a dual degree in Biomedical Engineering and Biology: Genomics and Computational Biology. She loves supporting students in the college app journey.

Jasmine Phillips
Program Manager

Jasmine is an educational equity advocate, higher education professional, consultant, and strategist. She holds an M.S. Ed. in higher education from The University of Pennsylvania and a certificate in college advising from Columbia University. She aims to help students thrive in college by providing support and guidance.

Claire Pince
Project Manager

Claire is a rising senior and Neuroscience major at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a strong proponent of the value of higher education and is eager to share her knowledge from her experiences as a college applications counselor and low-income student with CollegeAdvisor.com Scholars.

Zoe Reich-Aviles
Project Manager

Zoe graduated from Yale in 2016 with a B.A. in Religious Studies concentrating in Environmental Studies. Since then, she has guided more than 60 students through the process of applying to college, helping them gain admission to their top choice schools.

Kelly Hu
Digital Marketing Intern

Kelly is an incoming freshman at UC Berkeley intending on majoring in bioengineering. She enjoys helping international students navigate college apps and spends her spare time graphic designing, exploring UI/UX design, or playing sports like volleyball and ultimate frisbee.

Rachel Ding
Digital Marketing Intern

Rachel is a second-year student at the University of Virginia studying computer science and art. She enjoys getting involved in creative and design-related projects and hopes to do work as a UX designer one day!

Iris Fu
Digital Marketing Intern

Iris Fu is a Stanford ’24 student majoring in Computer Science and Economics. She loves guiding her students through the college application process as an advisor at CollegeAdvisor.com, and spends her spare time growing her college Youtube channel, Iris Fu.

Zoe Simon
Digital Marketing Intern

Zoe is an incoming freshman at Princeton University studying Operations Research and Financial Engineering. She is passionate about educational equity, female empowerment, the Nadal-Federer-Djokovic rivalry, and falafel.

Alan Qiao
Operations Intern

Alan is attending the University of Pennsylvania next year and will be studying Physics and Computer Science. He excels in the sciences, music, literature, and technologies.

Meet Our Expert Advisors.

Graduates of top 50 universities, from Harvard to Stanford.
College application pros.
Rigorously trained.
Ready to support students and families.