Meet Jen.

Jennifer Berry has devoted her life to education. After graduating from Colby College, she spent more than 30 years at the New Hampton School. There, she was a teacher, advisor, academic dean, director of studies, curriculum developer and director of college counseling. Most recently, she served as the Director of College Counseling at Western Reserve Academy.

Her true specialty in application support is the college essay. As a highly experienced high school English teacher, Jen’s passion lies in the student narrative and helping students bring an authentic and effective voice to their college essays.

Jen has shepherded hundreds of students to acceptances at more than 800 colleges and universities. She has a keen understanding of standardized testing protocols, learning differences, athletic recruiting and international student college application processes.  Her comprehensive and holistic educational experience allows her to help students and parents navigate the increasingly complicated landscape of college admissions. Her professional experience, compassion and discipline assure that each student is both challenged and supported.