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Find your Counselor

Let’s face it: the college search process can be a little intimidating. Relax! Someone at Washington College is here to help.

We have admissions counselors and support staff members who are made available to you throughout the entire admissions process. 

Your assigned counselor may visit your high school, be in your area for off-campus interviews, attend local college fairs, meet with you on campus during your visit, and will be the first person to read your application for admission when you’re ready to apply.

Admissions Counselors 

  • Aundra Anderson ’08

    Associate Director

    Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming

  • Sarah Beresik ’15

    Admissions Counselor

    Alabama, D.C., Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee,

  • Todd Cooley ’15

    Admissions Counselor

    Florida, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley, Northeastern, Southeastern)

  • Kendall Davis ’16

    Admissions Counselor

    Southern MD (Calvert, Charles, Saint Mary’s counties), Western PA, Delaware (New Castle)

  • Betsey Fuller Hayes

    Western Regional Director

    Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington

  • Tony Littlefield

    Senior Associate Director, Director of Transfer & International Admissions

    Transfer & International, Maryland (Anne Arundel & Howard), Guam, Virgin Islands

  • Madeline Martin

    Admissions Counselor

    Delaware (Kent and Sussex County), Maryland (Eastern Shore), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa, Illionis, Ohio, Wisconsin

  • Kelsey Miller ’10

    Associate Director

    Southern New Jersey

  • Karly Oristian

    Admissions Counselor

    Maryland (Montgomery and Prince George’s), Virginia

  • Lexie Sumner ’15

    Admissions Counselor

    New Jersey (North & Central), New York

  • Britt Weaver ’14

    Admissions Counselor

    Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

  • Jonathan Webb ’06

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Director

    Maryland (Greater Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Garrett, Allegany, Washington, Frederick), West Virginia

Admissions Staff 

Student Ambassadors

Student Bloggers

What’s it like to be a student at WAC? What will my residence hall look like? Will I like my roommate? How will I stay on top of classes and clubs? What clubs can I join? What can I do on the weekends?

Get the answers to these questions and more by reading these student blogs! First-year, sophomore, and junior students post regularly to share their lives with you. 

Feel free to ask them individual questions via the blogs, but if you have a burning question you want answered now, send us an email at  and we’ll answer the same day!

  • Rhea Arora ’18

    Kolkata, India/La Martiniere For Girls
    Major: Political Science & English

    Rhea had never stepped foot on Washington College before enrolling, but she just had the feeling- even through a computer- that this was the place for her. Adjusting to college far away from her home in India, this Junior is on an adventure.

    Follow Rhea’s coffee-loving journey on her blog, “Express(o).”

  • Andy Chirico ’18

    Rockaway, NJ/Morris Hills HS
    Major: Business Management & Economics

    When Andy isn’t playing sports for fun, he’s talking about it. As the head broadcaster and editor for The Elm Sports Network, Andy spends his days discussing and writing about sports; and he wouldn’t have it any other way.

    Score an inside look at WAC through Andy’s eyes with his blog “Chirico’s Corner.”



  • Travis Clevenstine ’17

    Baltimore, MD/Mount Saint Joseph HS
    Major: Biology 
    Minor: Chemistry

    A biology major with a minor in chemistry, Travis is an officer of the Equestrian Team and spends lots of his time riding. Travis is also senior and member of the Safe Ride program at Washington College. When not riding in vans or on horses, Travis loves to travel, surf, film, hunt, and fish.

    Ride along with Travis on his blog, “A Man’s Life in a World Full of Women.”

  • Ben Cooper ’18

    Ellicott City, MD/Loyola Blakefield HS
    Major: English
    Concentration: Secondary Education

    Ben is an English major following the Secondary Education Program. He has traveled to various locations for alternative break community service experiences as a member of Habitat for Humanity. He’s also an active member of EROS, Encouraging Respect of Sexuality.

    Follow Ben’s experiences on his blog, “English Major Without a Pen.”

  • Caroline Cox ’19

    Forest, VA/Jefferson Forest HS
    Major: Math & Computer Science
    Minor: Dance & German

    A liberal arts education is all about being well-rounded; and between math, computer science, dance, and German, Caroline is a living example of a holistic education.

    Dance along with Caroline throughout her sophomore year on her blog “A Goose on the Loose.”

  • Maia Duval ’20

    Aravaca, Spain/American School of Madrid
    Major: Psychology & Sociology

    Minor: Criminology & Spanish

    Having never visited Washington College before enrolling, Maia simply had to trust that this was the place for her. Taking a leap of faith from Spain, she came in as a freshman and member of the varsity soccer team.

    Follow Maia’s journey on her blog, “The Evolution of a Traveler.

  • Hannah Foster ’19

    Brewster, NY/Brewster HS
    Major: International Studies & Anthropology
    Minor: Chinese & Spanish

    Hannah just a sophomore but has already spent a year in Malaysia during high school, which inspired her choice in major- international studies. She is also a Chinese and Spanish minor, an International Student Guide, and a tutor at the Writing Center.

    She epitomizes WAC’s motto of “unhurried conversations” with her blog, “Teacups and Textbooks.”

  • Kaitlyn Fowler ’17

    Phoenix, MD/Hereford HS
    Major: Theater & English

    Minor: Music & Creative Writing

    Kaitlyn loves to write, act, and answer any questions you may have as you also take the leap into college. As a senior at WC, Kaitlyn has learned the ropes of the drama department and found a place to call her second home- Gibson Center for the Arts, the drama and music building on campus.

    Follow Kaitlyn as she is “Stumbling to Adulthood” at Washington College.

  • Andrea Freemann ’18

    Estell Manor, NJ/Buena Regional HS
    Major: Biology
    Concentration: Biochemistry

    As a junior, member of Habitat for Humanity, and Teaching Assistant for Microbiology Lab, Andrea has college pretty much figured out, but is still discovering all the “WACky” things this college has to offer.

    Tales of a Junior Girl” is a great place to start exploring what WAC has to offer if you’re interested in biology, pre-med, or simply life on campus.

  • Emily Green ’18

    Avon, CT/Miss Porter’s School
    Major: Biology
    Concentration: Pre-Nursing

    Before Emily can be on her way to becoming a nurse, she first has make it past the daily hurdles of college life.

    Her authentic blog, “Almost Nursey Things,” is sure to make you laugh and is perfect for anyone interested in biology or nursing.

  • Abbey Kostecki ’20

    Smithtown, New York/Smithtown HS West
    Major:  Theatre & Business

    Hailing from New York, Abbey has the Broadway bug with an interest in theater and singing. Involved in intramural soccer and theater productions Abbey has already begun following her dreams, from the moment she walked on campus.

    Follow her blog, “Once Upon A Goose” to learn more about her life at WAC!

  • Jillian Kral ’19

    Clarksville, MD/River Hill HS
    Major: French & Business

    Jillian’s knack for fashion and photography is not all her light-hearted blog has to offer. A sister of Alpha Omicron Pi and French and Business major, Jill has a diverse college experience at Washington College.

    Check out the fun surprises of Chestertown and WAC from the eyes of this sophomore student in her blog “Willful Fox.”

  • Caitlyn Maltese ’17

    Annapolis, Maryland
    Major: English

    Minor: Creative Writing

    For Caitlyn, college was just a hop over the Chesapeake Bay from her home in Annapolis. She has created her own piece of paradise in Chestertown as Student Life section editor for The Elm, copy editor for The Collegian, and Program Assistant at the Rose O’Neill Literary House.

    Let Caitlyn show you “The WAC Way” as a wise senior.

  • Shannon Moran ’19

    Baltimore, Maryland/Mount de Sales Academy
    Major: English

    Minor: Creative Writing & Music

    Shannon has a range of campus involvement, from being a member of WACappella and AOII to a blogger at Admissions. A veteran of the Kiplin Hall Summer Program, she embraces all things English with wanderlust.

    Follow Shannon on her blog, “Musings,” as she learns to live the Chestertown life.

  • Christine Rhee ’20

    Daejeon, South Korea/Taejeon Christian International School
    Major: Undecided

    Christine has a wide range of interests- from Economics and Engineering to Internationals and Political Science- truly embracing the spirit of the liberal arts. A freshman from the class of 2020, lover of theater, writing, reading, and photography, Christine’s blog is filled with surprises!


    Tune in to her life on her blog, “The WACademic!”

  • Olivia Serio ’17

    Fairfax, VA/Fairfax HS
    Major: English
    Minor: Creative Writing

    Now a senior, Olivia loves the community she’s a part of at Washington College. Although she’s an English major, she works with the department of theatre, is the President of Poetry Club, and an officer for Sigma Tau Delta. How does she do it? Coffee and good friends.

    Learn more about Olivia at “Warm Cups of Coffee.”