Post-Graduate Planning

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Sharif A. Sharif, College & Career Advisor, PGP AmeriCorps Member

By | 2023-04-07T21:00:41+00:00 September 19th, 2022|

Sharif recently graduated from UMass Amherst holding a B.A. in Sociology and a minor in Psychology, but he is continuing his educational journey by pursuing a Masters in Higher Education Administration at Boston University. Sharif has an interest in higher education and improving the field for students and families of color. Please reach Sharif through [...]

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Tara Mitchell, Pathways Coordinator

By | 2023-01-17T00:40:19+00:00 September 19th, 2022|

Tara Mitchell is the new Pathways Coordinator for BDEA 2.0. After a long and circuitous route through college, Tara earned her Bachelor's Degree from Simmons University and her Master's Degree in School Counseling from Lesley University. Originally from California, Tara has lived in Boston since 2005 and loves almost everything about the city, except for [...]

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Rita Gehrenbeck-Shim, Career Exploration Program Coordinator

By | 2023-01-17T00:23:22+00:00 September 19th, 2022|

Rita is thrilled to return to BDEA as the Career Exploration Program Coordinator. She is passionate about getting to know students and their interests to best inform decisions made around partnerships with outside organizations, and career exploration courses offered. In her spare time, she enjoys creating art, walking, writing poetry, and spending quality time with [...]

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Alyson Harris, Guidance Counselor, ext. 32156

By | 2023-01-11T04:47:35+00:00 March 7th, 2018|

Alyson, "Sully", joined the BDEA community in 2013 as the Student Admissions Manager, became a part of the Student Support Team in July 2015, and finally landed in the Post-Graduate Planning Department in 2017. Having graduated from Boston Public Schools herself, Alyson is dedicated to providing the individual support that adolescents in Boston need to be [...]

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Margie Samp, Director, Post Graduate Planning

By | 2023-01-13T02:16:51+00:00 March 7th, 2018|

Margie joined BDEA in 2000. Her work with BDEA students and their families in Post-graduate planning includes visiting colleges, providing guidance and information on financial aid, the admissions process, and college applications, coordinating scholarships with colleges, and helping students with job placements, career counseling, and transition programs. Previously, she was the producing director for the [...]

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