Susana MacLean is an experienced independent education consultant, marketing and communications professional, and writer. She guides families through the college admissions process and works closely with students to help them develop and communicate a profile that reflects their unique interests, character, and strengths. Susana meets in person with students in New Jersey, and by video chat with students all over the U.S. and around the world.
As a journalist and as a marketing executive at Accenture, American Express, and the New York Philharmonic, Susana has had significant experience managing complex processes, identifying the most salient aspects of a product or service, and conveying information and ideas in persuasive, compelling, ways.
Susana earned an AB in English Literature from Bowdoin College, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a Certificate in College Counseling from UCLA Extension. She is an Associate Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), and a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling (NJACAC).