Mary Banks is the Director of Admissions Consulting at Quad Education Group and has worked for almost 40 years in the higher education industry.
Mary received her BA in English from UC Boulder in 1970 and then decided to pursue her passion—teaching! After teaching in high schools across the country for over 16 years, Mary became the Assistant Director of Admissions at Teachers College, Columbia University, in 1983. Since then, Mary received an M.Ed. in Philosophy and Social Science from Columbia University and has held several senior positions in colleges across the country, including:
Drawing from her experiences in these prestigious institutions, where she reviewed thousands of college applications, Mary takes a personalized, student-first approach with every candidate she helps at Quad Education. Mary is committed to strategically positioning every student as a stand-out candidate to give them an edge in the college admissions process.
Her personal interest in their success has led to many of her student-counselor relationships lasting longer than the typical advising experience.