Hanna Stotland, Admissions Consultant

Private consultant to help you achieve your educational dreams

Successful Results

These are just a few of the colleges to which Hanna Stotland's clients have gained admission in recent years:

American University

Brandeis University

Boston College 

Brown University

Bryn Mawr College 

College of Charleston 

Colgate University 

Colorado College

Columbia University 

Cornell University (transfer and freshman)

Dartmouth College

Duke University 

Emory University (with merit scholarship) 

George Washington University 

Grinnell College (with merit scholarship)

Hampshire College 

Harvard University (transfer and freshman)

Haverford College 

Johns Hopkins University

Knox College

Lawrence University

Lewis & Clark College

Macalester College (with merit scholarship)

Middlebury College 

New York University (including Tisch School of the Arts and College of Arts and Science)

Northwestern University (including Medill School of Journalism; McCormick School of Engineering; Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences; School of Communication)

Oberlin College

Occidental College 

Pennsylvania State University 

Pomona College

Reed College 

Santa Clara University (with merit scholarship)

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Scripps College (with Trustees' Scholarship)

Stanford University 

Swarthmore College 

Trinity University (with merit scholarship) 

Tufts University 

Tulane University (with Presidential Scholarship)

Union College

University of Chicago

University of Illinois (including colleges of Engineering, Business, and Liberal Arts and Sciences)

University of Miami (FL) 

University of Michigan (including colleges of Engineering and of Literature, Science, and the Arts)

University of North Carolina (with Robinson Scholarship) 

University of Notre Dame 

University of Pennsylvania (including the Wharton School and Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology)

University of Pittsburgh (with full-tuition scholarship)

University of Rochester (with merit scholarship)

University of Southern California

University of Texas (Plan II liberal arts honors) 

University of Washington (with Purple and Gold Scholarship)

University of Wisconsin

University of Vermont (with President's Scholarship)

Villanova University 

Washington University in St. Louis (with merit scholarship)

Wellesley College

Wesleyan University 

Yale University 

Hanna has also helped numerous students find and gain acceptance to programs outside of the traditional 4-year college path. These include emergency medical technician certification programs, City Year, and other alternatives to university education.

Upcoming and Recent Events

Recent and upcoming speaking engagements:

Understanding Title IX and Sexual Assault on Campus

April 23, 2016

Higher Education Consultants Association annual conference, Philadelphia, PA

How to Succeed in College

Thursday, May 14, 2015 7:30 PM

Glencoe Public Library -- FREE and open to the public

 Navigating College Finances

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 7 PM

Indian Trails Public Library, Wheeling, IL -- FREE and open to the public

Navigating College Finances

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 7:30 PM

Glencoe Public Library

Straight Talk on College Admissions

Thursday, November 20, 2014 8:30 AM

 Chicago Math and Science Academy

The College Essay: How to Keep an Admissions Officer Awake

Monday, October 6, 2014 7:30 PM 

Indian Trails Public Library, Wheeling IL

Straight Talk on College Admission

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 6:30 PM

Offices of Barack Ferrazzano, 200 W. Madison, Chicago IL

College Admissions in the 21st Century

Monday, September 8, 2014 7:30 PM

Deerfield Public Library

Mawi Learning Power of Adults Conference 

Thursday, July 31 2:30 PM


The College Essay: How to Keep an Admissions Officer Awake

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 7:30 PM

Glencoe Public Library

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: The Special Circumstances Essay

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:15 AM

Higher Education Consultants Association Annual Conference, Portland, OR