Merrie’s passion is making the college application process fun and exciting. Since 2010, she has been involved in the college admissions process by leading a volunteer staff at the Mary Power Post Graduate Center at Monarch High School in Louisville Colorado. During this time Merrie has managed all aspects of the Post Grad Center for 1,700 students as well as providing one-on-one college counseling to hundreds of students. Merrie was also instrumental in the creation of a successful Internship and Career Forum programs while living in Zurich,Switzerland at the Zurich International School. There she was able to broaden her skills in the areas of international college counseling with the local students and expatriates.
Merrie attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison and received a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business. She has her College Counseling Certificate from UCLA and is an active member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), College Consultants of Colorado (CCC), Rocky Mountain Association for College Admissions Counseling (RMACAC) and National Career Development Association (NCDA).