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Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz, Founder of www.admission, is an award-winning author, speaker and professional counselor who has successfully helped thousands of students select and get admitted to colleges of their choice. Based on her more than 20 years of experience in the field, Marjorie has just completed adMISSION POSSIBLE®: The "DARE TO BE YOURSELF" Guide for Getting Into the Best Colleges for You, available from Sourcebooks, Inc. in April 2012. Sourcebooks, Inc. is the premier publisher of college admissions books, especially known for their best-selling Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Hansen Shaevitz is a Member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), a Member of the Independent Educational Consultant's Association (IECA) and a Huffington Post blogger, College section. Recently, Marjorie was one of ten people to receive this year's Neighborhood Hero Award by San Diego Mayor Bob Filner for her college admissions work through the San Diego Public Library on behalf of low income, first generation, under-represented students of color. She is a former member of the Stanford University's Parents' Board and Chair of the Advisory Council for Stanford's Institute for Women & Gender. She spent twelve years as a trustee for La Jolla Country Day School. 

After completing a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology at Stanford University, Marjorie was Orientation Officer at the East West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, a federally sponsored educational/research association that fosters relations among Asian, South East Asian, Pacific Islander and American peoples. She then went back to Stanford to become a member of the Dean of Students staff. Later on, Hansen Shaevitz directed the College Re-entry Program for Adults at the University of California, San Diego.

Co-author of the McGraw-Hill book So You Want to Go Back to School, she also authored the best-selling books, The Confident Woman (Harmony/Random House) and The Superwoman Syndrome (Warner Books). She has appeared on many national radio and television programs, including The Oprah Winfrey Show and the original David Letterman Show and has been quoted as an expert in newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and USA Today.

Marjorie is the parent of two children and two stepchildren whom she guided through the admissions process.





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