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Ivy Brewer

Associate Dean of College Guidance

Ivy Brewer has been a member of Darlington’s college guidance staff since 2007. As associate dean of college guidance, she has visited more than 200 college campuses and has been designated a Certified Educational Planner. Ivy holds a B.A. from the University of Georgia, an M.A. from Florida Gulf Coast University and graduate certificate in college counseling from University of California Los Angeles Extension. She is a member of both the National Association for College Admission Counseling and the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling. Ivy also serves on the Board of Directors for SACAC. She and her daughter, Molly (’20), live on campus.

College Education
A.B. University of Georgia
M.Ed. Florida Gulf Coast University

Darlington welcomes new faculty and staff, recognizes those with new roles

June 30, 2022
Darlington is pleased to welcome the following new faculty and staff members for 2022-2023 and recognize those who will have new roles in the coming year. This list will be updated as employees are hired.

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Episode 57: Reflecting on the Class of 2022

May 12, 2022
In this episode, Head of School Brent Bell reflects on the Class of 2022 with Upper School Director Chad Woods, Associate Dean of College Guidance Ivy Brewer and Student Body President William Feng ('22). They discuss the senior class's academic, athletic and artistic achievements, as well as some of their most memorable moments as Darlington students.

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Sr. Transition: Greek Life

April 13, 2022
Senior girls had the opportunity to hear about sorority life from faculty members Ivy Brewer, Jennifer Rundles, Vicki Vincent and Young Alumni Council member Olivia Drake ('17) during club period. They shared information about Panhellenic Sororities and National Pan-Hellenic Sororities with much discussion specifically on preparing for recruitment season. The students were provided with a list of Darlington alumni and community members willing to help with recommendation letters. This program is a part of the Sr. Transition program sponsored by the Darlington Alumni Council and Young Alumni Council.

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Regester House Celebrates Mardi Gras!

March 1, 2022
Ms. Brewer made delicious beignets for Mardi Gras!

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Episode 39: Tips for Success in the 2nd Semester of Upper School

January 6, 2022
In this episode, host Matt Peer, director of enrollment management, and his guests share tips related to academic wellness, emotional wellness, and college preparation as students begin the second semester.

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Brewer named dean of college guidance

December 8, 2021
Ivy Brewer has been named dean of college guidance, effective July 1, 2022, replacing Sam Moss (‘63), who will take on a part-time role outside of college guidance next year prior to his official retirement in May of 2023.

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Podcast Episode 24: A Look Into College Guidance

September 16, 2021
Welcome to Episode 24 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode you'll hear about Darlington's approach to college guidance.

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SACAC Leads program taps Brewer to serve on faculty

December 16, 2020
Ivy Brewer, associate dean of college guidance, has been selected as a faculty member for the inaugural SACAC (Southern Association for College Admission Counseling) Leads program.

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Researching Colleges in a Virtual World

Upper School | Ivy Brewer, September 25, 2020
The College Guidance Office emphasizes to students that the best way to get a feel for a college is to visit the campus. With the global pandemic, the in-person campus visits are not available at most schools, or travel itself has become more difficult. What is a senior to do? 

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Darlington sets up virtual college visits for Upper School students

September 4, 2020
Darlington is continuing a tradition of helping students prepare for college, even during a pandemic where travel is limited and many events have become virtual.

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