Cindy Pendergast was born and raised at the Jersey Shore. She matriculated at Wheaton College majoring in English. Upon graduation, she was hired as Assistant Director of Admissions at Wheaton. After 4 years at Wheaton, she moved to Washington, D.C. There, she joined the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Georgetown, where she chaired various committees in the College, Nursing School, and transfer admissions.
After four years in D.C, she returned to Boston, where she worked to develop a college counseling program at The Brimmer and May School. Cindy’s eight years in college admissions has made her an expert in the college decision-making process. She considers her main strengths to be in her knowledge of colleges and in helping students find their right match.