About

Jamie Brown Kennedy, MA, CAGS

Since the inception of her private consulting services, Jamie has been totally focused on de-stressing the college admissions process by providing strategic 1:1 advising to empower students as they plan for the next stage in their lives.

EXPERT EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING

 

With over twelve years of college admission experience, Jamie has personally reviewed and made decisions on thousands of college applications.   

 

Jamie offers educational planning and private admissions counseling for students who desire ongoing, personalized, and unlimited expert access for successfully applying to college. She has worked with hundreds of students throughout various stages of the educational search process to identify best-fit learning environments at highly recognized colleges and universities. 

Jamie started her career by serving as the assistant director of admissions for the University of New Hampshire. She then went on to work for a renown advisory firm which serves hundreds of prestigious college admission departments around the country. She has worked closely with colleges and universities such as NYU, Columbia, Cornell, and several other public and private institutions. Her hands-on experience in the admissions office and work with selective universities sets her apart from other consultants. This helps her understand what schools are actually in range for her clients and the strategic steps they should take to get there.

 

Jamie has held committee chair roles and membership in national and regional college admission organizations. She has conducted many public speaking engagements and guidance counselor training workshops intended to educate parents, students, and school counselors about the complexities of the college application process, and she has designed and implemented college prep curricula for leading pre-college summer programs. Her work has been sought after and published in top online and print magazines, discussing the importance of adequately preparing children for college admissions and the crucial steps required each year to have a competitive edge. Most importantly, she has helped students make informed decisions and understand the admissions process for many colleges ranging from private, public, research-based, and Ivy League. 

 

With this collective experience and a strong network of professional colleagues, Jamie offers a unique lens into the often-ambiguous world of college admissions.

 

APPROACH

 

Jamie provides a 1:1 strategized approach tailored to each student to create an impressive application package and overall presentation. 

 

Her clients develop exclusive insight into the trends and background of the admissions world. She serves as an advocate and professional advisor for students while supporting them throughout their college application journey. She works with a select number of students each year to provide maximum dedication and attention to their college planning. Please visit the Services Page and Testimonials Page to learn more.

 

Jamie serves the Franklin, Brentwood, and greater Nashville, Tennessee communities. For those living outside of Tennessee, she consults via phone conferencing.

 

Jamie lives with her family in the Leipers Fork area of Franklin, TN. When she isn't working with students, she enjoys farmers markets, antique stores, cooking, yoga/meditation, and riding her horses.

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