Kimberly Simpson is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and Maxim's de Paris Culinary School. She has also completed the College Counseling Certification Program at the University of California, Los Angeles and The Birkman Method Certification Program. She has served on numerous public and private high school committees and task forces, focusing in the area of college and career planning. Additionally, she has been invited to give presentations on the admissions process to a variety of public and private high schools and organizations in the metro-New Orleans and Northshore areas.

Recognizing a need to assist underrepresented, low income students in the college admissions process, Kimberly decided to create Collegiate Capstones, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which offers pro bono college consulting services to students at Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies and other regional students. 

Kimberly is a contributor to The Princeton Review's The Best 368 Colleges-2009 Edition, The Best 371 Colleges-2010 Edition, and other upcoming publications. She is a current member of The Princeton Review National College Counselor Advisory Board, a sustainer member of the Junior League of Greater Covington, a member of the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce, and a graduate of Leadership St. Tammany.

 

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Susan H. Meyers graduated from Louisiana State University (BS Zoology). She then received a Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University (last year at Tulane University) in 1984 and spent several years in New Orleans practicing law at a large New Orleans firm. She has also completed the College Counseling Certificate Program (Earned With Distinction) at the University of California, Los Angeles and is a Certified Birkman Method Consultant. Additionally, she has been invited to give presentations on the admissions process to a variety of public and private high schools, national admission conferences and organizations in the Houston area.

She has served on numerous non-profit boards including: Christ Episcopal Church, Covington, LA, Junior League of Greater Covington, Covington, LA., The American Women's Club of The Hague, Netherlands, ACCESS, New Orleans, LA, Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni Assn., New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX, Lee Next Step Fund, Houston, TX, Houston Kappa Mothers' Club. Presently she is working with several area students on a pro bono basis.

Susan also works with international students and has direct experience with international education having lived eight years in the Netherlands where her husband Mark was assigned to the home office for Royal Dutch Shell. Two of her children graduated from international high schools in The Netherlands.

Staying informed on the current state of the college admissions process is very important to Susan. She attends national admission conferences yearly, visits many colleges throughout the year and meets with college admission staff on a regular basis in Houston.

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Colleges Personally Visited

2005
Davidson College
Duke University
Elon University
Haverford College
University of Colorado
University of the South (Sewanee)
University of Oxford, UK
University of Texas, Austin
University of Virginia
Vanderbilt University
Washington and Lee University

2006
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Webster University, Leiden, Netherlands

2007
Baylor University
Catawba College
Centenary College
College of Charleston
Guilford College
Louisiana Sate University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Southern Methodist University
Southwestern University
Texas Christian University
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Utrecht University, Netherlands

2008
Baylor University
Southern Methodist University
Texas Christian University
Catawba College

2009
Appalachian State University
Clemson University
Emory and Henry College
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Goucher College
James Madison University
Johns Hopkins University
Loyola University, Maryland
Loyola University, New Orleans
Maryland Institute College of Art
Rice University
Tarrant County Community College, TX
Texas A&M University
Texas State University
The University of Texas at Austin
Tulane University
University of Maryland – College Park
University of North Carolina at Asheville
Virginia Tech
Washington and Lee University

2010
Alaska Pacific University
Auburn University
Colorado State University
Columbia College
Houston Community College
Lake Forest College
North Park University
Northwestern University
Notre Dame University
Prince William Community College, AK
Redeemer Seminary, Dallas, TX
Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, MS
Roosevelt University
Saint Louis University
University of Alaska, Anchorage
University of Chicago
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Denver
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
University of Mississippi
University of Wyoming
United States Air Force Academy
Washington University
Western State College of Colorado

2011
Babson College
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis UniversityChapman University
Claremont College
Duke University
Emerson College
Franklin Olin College of Engineering
Harvard University
Harvey Mudd College
High Point University
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Loyola Marymount University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Northeastern University
North Carolina State University
Occidental College
Pepperdine University
Pitzer College
Pomona College
Saint Edwards University
Scripps College
Southwestern University
Texas Christian University
Trinity University
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of La Verne
University of Redlands
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX
University of Southern California
University of Texas, Arlington
University of Texas, Austin
University of Texas, Dallas
University of Texas School of Law
Wake Forest University
Wellesley College
Whittier College

2012
Agnes Scott College
Barnard College
Colorado College
Columbia University
Drew University
Emory University
Farleigh-Dickinson University
Fordham University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Hendrix College
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
Louisiana Tech University
Marist University
Muhlenberg University
Oglethorpe University
Oxford College
Princeton University
Rider University
Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta
Stevens Institute of Technology
Texas A&M University
Texas Christian University
University of Arkansas
University of Georgia
University of Houston (Honors Program)
University of Texas, Austin (Liberal Arts Honors)
University of Tulsa
Vassar College
Westminister California Seminary

2013
Bethune-Cookman University
Central Florida University
Eckerd College
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Flagler College
Florida Southern University
Florida State University
Jacksonville University
Lynchburg College
Montana State University
New College of Florida
Randolph College
Roanoke College
Rollins College
Stetson University
University of Florida
University of Montana
University of North Florida
University of Richmond
University of Tampa
William and Mary University

2014
Austin College
Hillsdale College
Lewis and Clark College
Linfield College
Oregon State University
Pacific Oregon University
Southern Methodist University
Texas Christian University
University of Alabama
University of Dallas
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)
University of Oregon
University of Texas, Austin (Plan II, Business, Business Honors)
University of Portland
Williamette College

2015
Antioch College
Blinn College
Earlham College
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
St. John's College (Santa Fe)
Santa Clara University
Santa Fe University of Art and Design
University of California, San Francisco
University of Cincinnati
University of Houston
Stanford University
Texas A&M, Prairie View, TX
Virgina Military Institute
Washington and Lee University

2016
Baylor University
Drexel University
Hampden Sydney College
James Madison University
Mary Baldwin College
Rice University
Saint Edward's University
Southwestern University
Texas A&M University
Trinity University
Tyler School of Art (Temple University, PA)
University of Delaware
University of Pennsylvania
University of Richmond
University of Texas - Austin
University of The Arts (PA)
Virginia Commonwealth University

2017
American University
California State University, Long Beach
Georgetown University
George Washington University
Howard University
Loyola Marymount University
Marymount California University
Otis College of Art and Design
Pepperdine University
Texas State University
University of California, Los Angeles
Universty of Texas - Austin (McCombs Business, Engineering)
University of Texas - San Antonio

2018
Arizona State University
Clemson University
College of Charleston
Fort Lewis College
Furman University
Lynn University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Texas Tech University
The Citadel
University of Miami
University of South Carolina
Winthrop University
Wofford College


National Professional Conferences Attended

NACAC 2009 (Baltimore, MD)
NACAC 2010 (St. Louis, MO)
IECA Fall 2011 (Dallas, TX)
HECA 2012 (Florham Park, NJ)
IECA Fall 2013 (San Diego, CA)
HECA 2014 (Portland, OR)
HECA 2015 (Cincinnati, OH)
IECA Professional Member Retreat 2016 (Richmond, VA)
HECA 2016 (Philadelphia, PA)
IECA Fall 2016 (New Orleans, LA)
Super ACAC 2017 (San Antonio, TX)
HECA 2017 (Long Beach, CA)
IECA 2017 (Washington , DC)
HECA 2018 (Dallas, TX)

Houston Meetings with University Admission Counselors

Agnes Scott College
American University
Austin College
Barnard College
Bates College
Belmont Abbey College
Bowdoin College
Bowling Green State University
Brandeis University
Bryn Mawr College
Carleton College
Case Western Reserve University
Dartmouth College
Drexel University
Emory and Henry College
Emory University
Emmanuel College
Evergreen State University
Georgia Tech University
Gettysburg College
Hendrix College
High Point University
Juniata College
Kettering University
Lehigh University
Long Island University International
Louisiana State University
Lynn University
Mississippi State University
Mount Holyoke College
Muhlenberg University
Notre Dame University
Ohio Wesleyan University
Pomona College
Purdue University
Rhodes College
Roanoke College
Rutgers University
Samford College
Santa Fe University of Art and Design
St. Edwards University
St. Johns University
Savannah College of Art and Design
Smith College
Southern Methodist University
Southwestern University
Swarthmore College
Texas A&M University
Texas Christian University
Texas Tech University
Texas State University
Trinity University
University of Alabama
University of Arkansas
University of Calgary
University of Dallas
University of Delaware
University of Denver
University of Georgia
University of Houston
University of Oklahoma
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of Rochester
University of The South (Sewanee)
University of Tampa
University of Texas - Austin
University of Tulsa
University of Washington
Vanderbilt University
Warren Wilson College
Wellesley College

 


Writing Specialist

 

Wendi W. Majeau graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and a minor in Journalism. She earned a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of New Orleans with an advanced degree as a Reading Specialist. After earning a certification as a Gifted Education Specialist from UNO, Wendi was selected to join the faculty of Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies in Metairie, LA.

In addition to being a teacher of gifted students, Wendi has served as the middle school director in private and parochial schools in the greater New Orleans area. She has served on numerous planning committees for curriculum development and computer literacy, and was instrumental in organizing the first Haynes Academy Key Club.

Wendi’s daughter, Renee, attends the University of Mississippi and is pursuing the study of Forensic Chemistry. Her son, Trey, attends Southeastern Louisiana University where he is pursuing a degree in the Allied Health field. Wendi resides in Metairie, Louisiana with her family.

 


 Professional Memberships/Affiliations:

Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies (pro bono consulting)
Higher Educational Consultants Association (HECA)
Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA)
   Junior League of Greater Covington
Kappa Kappa Gamma Houston Alumnae Association
Leadership St. Tammany
Louisiana Career Development Association (LCDA)
Louisiana College Counseling Association (LCCA)
Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA)
Louisiana Department of Education Professional School Counseling Task Force
(in conjunction with Louisiana's High School Redesign Initiative)
Louisiana School Counseling Association (LSCA)
National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
National Career Development Association (NCDA)
St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce
Southern Association of College Admission Counseling (SACAC)
Texas Association for College Admission Counseling (TACAC)
The Junior League of Houston
The Princeton Review National College Counselor Advisory Board