Private School Admission Consultants

Our private day school and boarding school admission consultants have admissions committee experience at the top private day and boarding schools in the country, and have read countless applications. They advise applicants on interviews, helpful extracurricular activities and overall admissions applications. 

Victor Young, Private School Admission Consultant

Victor C. Young

Former Assistant and Associate Director of Admissions 

   St. Paul’s School

Former Administrator

   Phillips Academy Andover


Although formally educated as a mechanical engineer and physicist, Vic spent a decade of his professional life as an admissions officer at St. Paul's School and an administrator at Phillips Academy Andover. Having lived on campus, run a dorm, and coached varsity sports, Vic has a sincere appreciation for the unique opportunities an independent school education provides all students. Almost 30 years ago he was the principal planner and a founding trustee of St. Philips Academy, a hugely successful independent day school serving children in Newark NJ. It has since become the much heralded, multi-campus Philips Academy Charter School.

Vic recently stepped down after nine years as a trustee for St. Paul’s School. He has also served as a trustee of Western Reserve Academy, the Canton
Country Day School, and St. Philips Academy. A graduate of St. Paul’s School, the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University, Vic currently splits his time between NE Ohio and the SF Bay Area. He is married with two adult children.

Yuna Evans, Private School Admissions Consultant

Yuna Evans

Former Admissions Officer

Phillips Exeter Academy

Yuna is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and Amherst College. After graduating from Amherst College with her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Environmental Studies, she became an Admissions Counselor at Phillips Exeter Academy. Yuna conducted hundreds of interviews with prospective students and their families, read and evaluated applications, and advocated for students in the committee review process.

Yuna’s experiences navigating the admissions process both as a successful applicant and an Admissions Counselor at a highly selective independent school allows her a unique insight into the factors that maximize an applicant’s ability to make a positive and lasting impression in their application process. Her priority is to understand each student’s individual educational needs and extracurricular passions to find their best match and to highlight their authentic voice throughout the application process.

Jeni Hansen, Private School Admission Consultant

Jeni Hansen 

Former Associate Director of Admissions & Financial Aid

   St. Andrew’s Episcopal School

Former Associate Director of Admissions & Financial Aid

   The National Cathedral School

8 Years in Admissions & Financial Aid - St. Andrew’s Episcopal School (Potomac, MD)

2 Years in Admissions & Financial Aid - The National Cathedral School (Washington, DC)

1 Year in College Counseling - The Pembroke Hill School

Jeni Hansen is a graduate of Boston College, and served on the Board of Directors of the BC Alumni Association from 2018 - 2021. She has been a member of its esteemed Council for Women of Boston College since 2015, where she currently serves on the Marketing & Communications Committee, and is an annual panelist for the Morrissey College of Arts & Science Endeavor Program.


While at Boston College, Jeni served as a student tour guide and panelist for the Admission Office. She went on to train tour guides at both the National Cathedral School (NCS) and the St. Andrew’s Episcopal School (SAES), demonstrating how to deliver informative tours to prospective families and training students to give introspective answers to questions about school life, academic rigor, diversity and inclusion, school-life balance, and life beyond graduation.


At both NCS and SAES, Jeni served as Associate Director of Admission & Financial Aid, and as an academic advisor to students in grades 12, and 6-8, respectively. In 2003, Jeni worked in College Counseling at the Pembroke Hill School in Kansas City, Missouri.


A native Washingtonian, Jeni runs a boutique public relations firm. She serves on a board, appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser, is chair of the Black Alumni Association of the National Cathedral School, and is co-chair of the Boston College Alumni Chapter in Washington, DC, planning events for thousands of alumni, from both schools, living and working in the DC area.

Tim Bradley, Private School Admission Consultant

Tim Bradley

Former Senior Associate Director of Admissions

   Choate Rosemary Hall

Senior Education Advisor

   Ivy Labs Education

Senior Educational Consultant



   Masterpiece Music


Mr. Bradley is both a Choate graduate and parent of a Choate graduate. During his 25 years in Choate’s Office of Admission, he chaired almost every admission committee, encapsulating knowledge gained by authoring the Choate Admission Office Handbook and the Choate Admission Committee & Reader Guide. He was a Choate admission officer longer, read more applications, and interviewed more applicants than anyone in the school’s history.


Mr. Bradley served as student academic, dormitory, and club advisor, as class agent for the Alumni Office, and coached intramural basketball, among other roles. For 14 years he taught Choate’s Music Production course, a course he created after orchestrating the building of the school’s recording studio.


Before Choate, Mr. Bradley toured major cities of the world with several Grammy award-winning artists as musical director, keyboardist, and vocalist, earning Gold and Platinum records during a decade-long music career. He graduated Albertus Magnus College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and is married with four adult children, all of whom have continued the family’s tradition of private school excellence.

Lee Young, Admission Consultant

Lee Young

Former Senior Associate Director of Admissions 

Phillips Exeter Academy

Lee attended Phillips Exeter Academy first as a day student and then as a boarder.  She then attended Hamilton College where she earned a double degree in Psychology & Sociology, while playing 12 seasons of competitive sports.


Lee’s first job out of college was as an admissions officer at Phillips Exeter Academy. Never intending to make a career in admissions at PEA, she continually felt challenged and fulfilled, while also coaching, living in the dormitory, and serving as an advisor to hundreds of students.  During her 33 years at Exeter, she interviewed over 6000 applicants, evaluated over 16,000 applications, and served as the chair of every admissions subcommittee. She was Exeter’s first athletic liaison working closely with applicants and coaches. Additionally, she served on the financial aid committee, and managed the campus-wide visit program for admitted families each spring.


Lee now utilizes her extensive admissions experience to strategize and advise families on how to present the strongest application possible. Lee believes that the high school years are the most formative in one’s education, and knows the importance of finding the right fit school.

Colin D. Lord, Private School Admission Consultant

Colin D. Lord 

Former Director of Enrollment Management

   Latin School of Chicago

Former Senior Associate Director of Admission

   Choate Rosemary Hall

Former Associate Director of Admissions

   Hamilton College

17 years of Admissions Experience

7,000+ Applications Read and Evaluated

Colin Lord is an enrollment management veteran with over 17 years of experience in various positions at every level of education, most recently as Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid at the Latin School of Chicago, where he helped to reorganize and lead the Admission Office. Prior to his tenure at the Latin School, Colin spent eight years in the Office of Admission at Choate Rosemary Hall, where he oversaw diversity recruitment and spent two years as the Director of International Recruitment. Colin also served in several other positions, which varied in responsibility from academic advising and student retention to institutional diversity, strategic planning, and student leadership development.

Mr. Lord has presented at, and served as faculty for, several national and regional admissions conferences and workshops. Colin has direct experience with community-building, improving student success, coordinating institutional diversity and inclusion initiatives.