Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia Episode 66: A Look Into College Guidance
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Episode 66: A Look Into College Guidance

July 14, 2022 | 494 views

Welcome to Episode 66 of The Darlington Podcast! 

In this episode, Content Manager Maddie Fox talks with Dean of College Guidance Ivy Brewer about the college guidance process at Darlington. They discuss the college advising structure, who the college advisors are and the work that they do with students in their junior and senior years. In addition to discussing what students will learn and accomplish during college advising, Brewer shares what juniors and seniors can do during the summer to prepare for the college admissions process.

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. 

Maddie Fox has served as content manager in the Communication Office since 2022. She holds a B.A. in Communication from Berry College. While there, she spent three years working on digital marketing for the Center for Personal and Professional Development and serving as a first-year mentor for the Berry College Office of Academic Transitions. Additionally, she held communication/marketing internships with Gordon County Schools, The Big Fake Wedding and the Sexual Assault Center of NWGA.

The Darlington Podcast is a collaboration between the communication and advancement teams, and is hosted by various members of the school community. Episodes are released each Thursday morning and available on most podcast platforms (search for The Darlington Podcast in your podcast player). Once new episodes are posted, you'll also be able to find them at www.darlingtonschool.org/podcast. Please subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts so that you'll get the latest episode each week! 

The Darlington Podcast intro music was written and performed by Elliot Luitwieler ('22) and Kathryn Davidson ('22). Carson Raymond lends his voice, and editing and production is handled by Maddie Fox, content manager. 

If you have ideas for future episodes or have any questions about The Darlington Podcast, please email communications@darlingtonschool.org