Master College Admissions Counselor
Additional specialties: Students seeking admission to highly selective schools and under-represented minorities.
Christine is a former Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions at both Yale University and Georgetown University. A graduate of Yale University magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in History, Christine received a Master's Degree in Public Policy from Georgetown and is currently a PhD candidate in Political Science there.
Christine relishes the opportunity to work with students and their families. While working for Yale University, she particularly enjoyed visiting high schools and helping students find the right place for them. Christine also places a high value on the learning aspect of higher education and believes it helps to develop who you are. She says, "At the undergraduate level, it's so formative. You get exposed to new ideas, new people. The personal growth part is huge. I really believe that everyone should have that kind of experience if they want."
Christine speaks Mandarin and in her free time, enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters, running, and reading history books and biographies. Christine also loves to bake and is always on the lookout for a good recipe, particularly for a tasty butter cake.
To learn more, read an interview with Christine in the IvyWise newsletter.
"We have no doubt that without the aid of Dr. Cohen, Scott Clarke and the rest of the IvyWise team, our son wouldn't have gotten into Harvard."
Parent, Boston, MA
Son accepted to Harvard University, Class of 2015
In the News
April 2, 2013 Watch Dr. Katherine Cohen on Huffington Post Live discussing wait list tips and other college admissions information at decision time.