Admission Counselors

Our counselors focus on providing individual attention within our highly selective admissions process. They always welcome your questions, so search for your counselor below. For general inquiries, call the Admission Office at (845) 575-3226 Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or email

KentKent Rinehart BA '94 MBA '99
Dean of Undergraduate Admission

LuisLuis Santiago '98
Director, Admission
Territories: Montana, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Corinne SchellCorinne Schell '83 
Director, West Coast Recruitment 
Territories: Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington

Joseph GiacaloneJoseph Giacalone '03 MPA '08
Executive Director, International Admission
Territories: International

BrianBrian Apfel BA '05 MSIS '11
Director, Social Media and Summer Pre-College
Territories: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi

Chris DoyleChris Doyle '03
Director, Transfer Admission
Territories: Boarding and Day Schools, Minnesota 


Julio TorresJulio A. Torres, Jr.  '01
Senior Assistant Director
Coordinator of Mulitcultural Admission
Territories: Capital Region NY, Catskills NY, Central Hudson River Valley NY, Rockland County NY, Southern Tier East NY, Georgia, Nebraska

Kate BudzinskiKate Budzinski '10 MPA '13
Senior Assistant Director
Territories: Westchester NY, Alaska, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, New Mexico, Virginia, Washington, D.C.

Jaclyn Fitzgerald

Jaclyn Fitzgerald '11
Senior Assistant Director
Territories: Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio, Vermont, Wisconsin

Niasia KempNiasia Kemp '11
Senior Assistant Director
Territories: New York City, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

Nicole RadassoNicole Radassao '12 MA '16
Assistant Director
Territories: Rhode Island, Iowa, Indiana, Texas

Alex TomAlex Tom '14
Coordinator, International Admission & Recruitment
Territories: International 

Milena Carrese Milena Carrese '13
Admission Counselor
Territories: Adirondacks NY, Western, NY, Connecticut

 Mike HablenkoMichael Hablenko '15
Admission Counselor
Territories: Long Island NY, Idaho, Illinois, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming
Chuck EbyChuck Eby
Regional Recruiter
Territories: Central and South New Jersey
 Elise RossElise Ross
Regional Recruiter
Territories: Northern New Jersey