Rubin Educational Resources
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Whitney Laughlin, Ed.D.

Whitney LaughlinCollege Counselor, Rubin Educational Resources

Whitney Laughlin, Ed.D.

Dr. Laughlin is a consultant to individuals, schools, colleges and nonprofit organizations. Former Director of College and Career Counseling and Admission at the Native American Preparatory School, she was also founding Executive Director of Southwest College Horizons, a nonprofit organization that helped increase educational opportunities for lower income students in rural New Mexico and the Southwest. Whitney was Director of College Counseling at Albuquerque Academy and at Verde Valley School. She has also worked in the Harvard/Radcliffe Admissions Office, conducted research for A Better Chance, and taught on the Yavapai-Apache Reservation.

Whitney has 30 years experience in college, admissions and financial aid counseling, and has published numerous articles and given many presentations on financial aid, multicultural education, and access to college for low-income students. She is a member of IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association), PNACAC (Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling), RMACAC (Rocky Mountain Association for College Admission Counseling), OACAC (Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling) and NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling.) She is the 2005 recipient of NACAC’s Human Relations Award for “the individual that is instrumental in making post secondary educational opportunities available to historically underrepresented students."

Dr. Laughlin has a BA and MA in Spanish and Women's Studies. She received her Ed.M. from Harvard University in Administration, Planning and Social Policy and her doctorate from U.C. Berkeley in Educational Administration and Nonprofit Management. In both programs she focused on access to education for low-income students and financial aid policy. She is also the creator of the Earth Bridge Project, a pre-college, intercultural environmental leadership program for rural youth, and founder and former executive director of College Horizons, a pre-college summer program for gifted Native youth. In 2003, in partnership with the American Indian Graduate Center, she founded Graduate Horizons, a pre-graduate school summer program for Native American college students.

Whitney Laughlin, Ed.D.
Educational Consultant
Laughlin@rt66.com www.whitneylaughlin.com
Phone:  (505) 690-9054 Cell

  • Thirty years of experience in college, admissions, and financial aid counseling
  • BA and MA in Spanish and Women’s Studies
  • Ed.M. in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy, Harvard University
  • Ed.D. in Educational Administration and Nonprofit Management, UC Berkeley
  • Director of College Counseling at Albuquerque Academy, Verde Valley School, and the Native American Preparatory School
  • Worked in admissions at Harvard College
  • Founding Executive Director of Southwest College Horizons, a nonprofit organization that helped low income students attend college
  • Contributing editor to AISES’ Annual College Guide for American Indians, and founding director of College/Graduate Horizons, pre-college and pre-graduate school summer programs for Native American students
  • Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association, Rocky Mountain Association for College Admission Counseling, Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling, and National Association for College Admission Counseling

Services Provided:

  • College Searches
  • Winning Applications
  • Effective Resumes
  • Financial Aid
  • Career Counseling
  • Graduate School Counseling
  • Hourly Consultations
  • www.whitneylaughlin.com

 


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