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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

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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Tour England with Mr. Moss on spring break

September 19, 2018
Darlington students, families, friends and alumni are invited to spend spring break in England with faculty members Sam Moss (’63) and Ivy Brewer. The trip will depart March 8 and return March 17, 2019.

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Darlington deans to present at Global Symposium in New Orleans

April 16, 2018
Darlington Dean of College Guidance Sam Moss ('63), Associate Dean Ivy Brewer, and Dean of Students for Global Education Tara Inman will be featured presenters at The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)/ National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Global Symposium in New Orleans on April 17.

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Professional Development Spotlight: A Trip to the SACAC Annual Meeting

College Guidance | Chad Woods , May 24, 2017
?We recently had the privilege of attending the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC) Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. This is a conference for college admissions representatives and college counselors/advisors to help each other serve high school students better.

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12 Tips for Making the Most of the College Fair

College Guidance | Ivy Brewer, August 22, 2016
Darlington’s College Fair will take place Monday, Aug. 29, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Huffman Athletic Center and all students in grades 9-12 are required to attend. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your time with the 183 colleges that will be there!

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Professional development grants awarded to faculty members

May 10, 2016
Darlington School awarded professional development funds to faculty members following a competitive grant application process. The winners were officially announced last week at the annual Brown Faculty Appreciation Dinner.

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Summertime College Visits: To Tour or Not to Tour?

College Guidance | Ivy Brewer, February 5, 2016
While the best time to visit a college is when school is in session, summer college visits are valuable, too. Campus tours are the very best thing you can do to find the college that is the right fit for you. Here is what to expect this summer.

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