Joie Jager-Hyman, Ed.D.

Joie Jager-Hyman, Ed.D.

Founder and President, College Prep 360

Dr. Joie Jager-Hyman is an internationally acclaimed expert on the college admissions process and the Founder of College Prep 360, a boutique educational consulting firm, as well as the co-Founder of Hugo Mentors, an educational mentorship company. In addition, she serves as an adviser to the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, where she co-authored a curriculum on college admissions and transitions, as well as the Policy Director for the Max Rose Congressional campaign in NY-11.

Joie's first book, "Fat Envelope Frenzy: One Year, Five Promising Students and the Pursuit of the Ivy League Prize," was called “an engaging book that every parent of a high school student will want to read” by the Wall Street Journal and her second book, "B+ Grades, A+ College Application," was published by Random House in August 2013. As an expert on college admissions, Joie has appeared on the CBS Early Show, New England Cable News, NPR and dozens of other radio programs.  She has contributed to numerous publications on college admissions topics, including Forbes and The New York Times, has written research articles for academic journals and prominent policy reports and has even testified at a Congressional Hearing on baccalaureate degree attainment.

A graduate of Dartmouth College, Joie served as Assistant Director of Admissions for her alma mater, where she read and evaluated thousands of applications. She then went on to complete a doctorate in education policy at Harvard University, concentrating her research on the transition from high school to college. She lives in Brooklyn with her two children and husband.