I wanted to let you know that I was admitted to Stanford. Thank you so much for all your help the last few months. I really appreciate all of [your] help! Thanks again.

-Accepted Client

Consultant Profile: Marie Todd


Why Work with Marie?

  • More than 30 years as an instructor, mentor, academic advisor, undergraduate admissions specialist, and independent college consultant
  • Former undergraduate application review specialist at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, where she assessed applications for domestic and international undergraduate admission to such programs as the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; College of Engineering; School of Kinesiology; School of Nursing; and Taubman College of Architecture
  • Uses her professional training and related experience to guide undergraduate applicants on their personal journeys to higher education and to gain admission to top-tier institutions across the United States, including the Ivies, Stanford, NYU, and Duke

Marie’s Stats

  • BA 
  • MA in educational communications and technology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Certificate in college counseling from the University of California, Los Angeles

What Marie Has to Say

“I understand in great detail all the pieces that go into a successful application – from student essays and transcripts to letters of recommendation and extracurricular activities. Your essay responses are your opportunity to truly distinguish yourself from your peers. They provide a perspective that goes beyond the numbers of GPA and standardized test scores to give insight into your motivations, interests, and unique experiences. I look forward to helping you generate your strongest possible application!”

What Else You Should Know about Marie

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Jessica Wan from Magoosh sits down with Marie Todd, college consultant with Accepted, to find out what makes a strong college admission essay:


Professional Affiliations: 

  • Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants