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Dominique has served on the admissions team at Dartmouth College. She is also a graduate of Dartmouth, where she studied Anthropology and Hispanic Studies. In the past, Dominique has worked with the Dartmouth admissions office on initiatives to give insights to prospective students and families insight into the opportunities available at the school and what the campus culture was like. She has also served as an interviewer for the college, conducting interviews of undergraduate applicants and then rating students, submitting reports about their character, academic and extracurricular engagement, and overall professionalism, as part of the Admissions Committee's assessments.
Through her work in admissions, Dominique realized the importance of telling a compelling story in the personal statement and developed a solid understanding of all of the important notes that the essay should hit to score highly in all of the different buckets that admissions committees use to score it.
Maisha has a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and a PhD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. With over a decade of experience as an admissions coach, Maisha has helped applicants gain acceptance into the country’s top colleges. Maisha looks forward to passing along the skills and knowledge she has gained throughout her career to contribute to the growth and development of future successful academic leaders in their pursuit of higher education. Her greatest strengths include helping candidates create timelines and breaking down the application process into manageable steps. Additionally, she excels at helping candidates determine their interests, brainstorm essay topics, and revise their essays.