I met Shereem Herndon-Brown, Founder and President of Strategic Admissions Advice, LLC, years ago and we because instant friends. He is incredibly wise, witty and passionate about helping others. I love what he is doing in the college counseling and admissions space and I’m thrilled to welcome him this week on Dana Being Dana.
The College Admissions Show (with ethics) on Dana Being Dana LIVE this Wednesday at 9 PM on Facebook and intellectualradio.com, an iHeart Radio Station.
About Strategic Admissions Advice, LLC: Shereem Herndon-Brown, Founder and President of Strategic Admissions Advice, LLC, is an educational strategist. With over 20 years of experience in the college counseling and admission profession, he is a dynamic leader and an admissions expert.
The philosophy of Strategic Admissions Advice, LLC is simple: expose, educate and execute. When we expose children to the possibilities, they will become excited. It is our duty to then educate them on how this can become a reality. We must execute the college search, application and support processes with information and inspiration so that our students will find success when they enroll.
About Shereem Herndon-Brown: Educator and entrepreneur, Shereem Herndon-Brown is a dynamic leader. As a college Admissions Expert for two decades, his experiences in the field are unparalleled. As an Admissions Officer at Georgetown University, a guidance counselor at two high schools, Shereem Herndon-Brown has the distinction of having worked on “both sides of the desk.” This is rare and exceptional, and has given him a perspective that few other counselors ever have. He is a teacher, writer, author and speaker, who has been quoted in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune and Washington Post for his informative and inspiring insights.
As the Founder and President of Strategic Admissions Advice, he now leads expert College Coaches in counseling many students as early as middle school and throughout high school through the often-frustrating private school and college “admissions maze.” With tremendous success, SAA (Strategic Admissions Advice) has had students accepted to schools such as Brown, Cornell, Columbia, Dartmouth, Duke, Emory, Georgetown, Harvard, Rice, Stanford, Syracuse, Southern Methodist University, Tufts, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, University of Texas – Austin, Vanderbilt and Yale as well as many others.
Shereem is a Professional Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) who has taught at the Summer Training Institute which is a four-day workshop designed for newer educational consultants who aim to learn how to effectively work with students and parents as well as manage and promoting a business. He also currently serves on IECA’s Education and Training Committee. In 2015, he was selected to represent the association in China (Beijing, Nanjing and Shanghai) as a part of a team of admissions experts working with international students. He is also a member National Association of College Admissions Counseling (NACAC).
He is a graduate of Wesleyan University with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Masters of Arts degree from the Breadloaf School of English at Middlebury College. In 2005, he was selected by the National Association of Independent Schools as an E.E. Ford Fellow for Aspiring Heads of School. Additionally, he has served on the Board of Trustees at La Cima Elementary Charter School in his native Brooklyn, New York and consulted with the Harlem Children’s Zone about best practices. His book, A Parents’ Guide to College Admissions Success reflects his extensive knowledge about college admissions and is available on Amazon.com
Shereem enjoys reading, exercising, traveling and playing with his wife and four children. He is an active member of his church, avid sports fan and distinguished man of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated.
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