Meet our Staff

Founder, Head Coach
Susan Hunter

Susan Hunter graduated from the University of Dayton with graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Susan has over 10 years of higher education experience, including admission, academic advising, financial aid on the undergraduate and graduate level. Susan has worked at multiple colleges and universities gaining valuable insight to the college admissions process.

She was a contributing author in the book, Nuestro Milwaukee, which won the 2000 Best Historiography Award for history in the city of Milwaukee. Susan attended the University of Dayton and has a Bachelor’s in History with a Marketing minor and completed her graduate courses at the University of Milwaukee in History with an emphasis in Urban History. Susan has been an active member of NACAC, KYACAC, and OACAC. 

The University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

Special Assistant to the Director of Admission: assisted in planning Open House events, Guidance Counselor Campus Visits, training student volunteers.

Coordinated the Overnight Host and Shadowing program for undergraduate students. Trained current students to host prospective students on campus, coordinated prospective students campus visit itinerary, and worked across university departments to meet prospective students’ campus visit needs.

 

Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY

College Admission Counselor: recruited and guided students and families from Ohio and Kentucky territories through the admission process to enrollment. Worked across various academic departments and athletic coaches to exceed enrollment goals. Planned and participated in Open Houses, Information Session, High School Visits and national/regional college admission fairs and presented prospective high school students to the admission committee.

 

Ohio Dominican College, Columbus, OH

Student academic support and financial aid for the LEAD program in Business Administration. Interviewed applicants for this accelerated adult degree program, worked with faculty and staff to provide academic advising/support and prepared financial aid packages for enrolled students.

 

Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI (Specialty Engineering University)

Assistant Director, Continuing Education Office: recruited, interviewed and enrolled prospective non-traditional students, transfer students on the undergraduate and graduate level in engineering, business and nursing programs. Planned and presented at open houses, college fairs and worked with corporations to do in-houses seminars and courses. Reviewed applications and worked across departments for the purposes of increasing enrollment. Collaborated with admission counterparts at the Medical College of Wisconsin on a joint admission process for a graduate program in Medical Informatics.

 

 

Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI (Women’s College)

Transfer Counselor: worked with prospective students who were transferring from various college and universities through the admission to enrollment process. Planned and presented at open houses, college information sessions, and college fairs. Worked with faculty to maintain and develop new articulation agreements for transfer credit and new certificate programs for working adults. 

 

Assistant Coach
Kori Hillson

Kori Hillson joined Admission Coach in 2019 assisting students with the college application process.  Kori's journey in Education began with her parents emphasis on the importance of education. Her father taught high school for 39 years. Over the past 15 years, Kori has been committed to strengthening public education in South Carolina.  She has two children, who both graduated from the Greenville County Public School system. 

Kori graduated from Spelman College and Georgia Tech earning 2 bachelor's degrees in Natural Science with a focus in Math, and Electrical Engineering respectively. Early in her career as an Electrical Engineer, and as her children went through their education, Kori worked as a math tutor with students from 2nd grade through high school level calculus. Through that time Kori has had many leadership volunteer positions in the educational arena, including PTA president, VP of Programs, Ways & Means Chair, and more. These positions have helped Kori understand the needs of parents and children while navigating the college preparation process.  In addition to her many school board positions, Kori continues to volunteer throughout the community and in her church. 

 

Some of the areas Kori has shared her talents include: 

Rudolph Gordon Elementary

  • PTA President

  • Ways and Means Co-Chair

  • Room Parent

  • Volunteer of the Year

South East Council PTA

  • Vice President of Programs

Langston Charter Middle School

  • Ways and Means Chair on the Board of Directors

  • Coordinator for the Lunch Program

Mauldin High School

  • Girls Basketball team parent

  • Booster Club representative

  • Hoops Club representative

Workshop Coordinator
Kerry Fish

Kerry Fish is a certified early childhood and elementary accomplished education expert. She has a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Teaching and over ten years of experiences teaching and designing curriculum in six different states. She has a strong passion for helping others seek and experience opportunities that will strengthen them academically and personally inspire them to grow.  Kerry is thrilled to join the College Admissions team to share her passions, expertise and special skills sets with parents and their students. 

Roper Mountain Science Center, Greenville, SC

Adjunct instructor/ STEM Lab Teacher 

 

Bridgeport Child Developed Center, Chicago, IL

Assistant Director: supervised and staffed thirty-one staff members. Coordinated curriculum

 

Hillside Elementary School, Cottage Grove, MN

Reading Coordinator for Literature Circles

 

Los Naranjos Elementary School, Irvine, CA

Specialized C.L.I.P teaching instruction 

 

Oak Creek Elementary School, Irvine, CA

Managed and created curriculum combination classes

 

Oasis Alternative High School, Mt. Pleasant, MI 

Developed and organized career day for high school students