College Counseling at Viewpoint

Meet the College Counselors

To inspire, encourage, and support students—that is the goal of Viewpoint’s college counselors, who are nationally-connected educators who possess expertise and desire to help students and families. Qualities of the college counselors include:

  • Advanced degrees in counseling or higher education administration
  • Admissions experience evaluating college applications for colleges and universities
  • Knowledge of admission processes and selectivity of colleges and universities
  • National and local networking at conferences
  • College visits by staff to over 75 schools a year
  • Professional presentations at conferences and meetings
  • Over 50 years of collective experience in college counseling and admissions

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  • Rhody Davis, Director of College Counseling

    • 27th year in college counseling and admissions; 11th year at Viewpoint School
    • Former Director of International Admissions, University of Chicago
    • Co-Founder of Clambake Institute, elected to first Board of ACCIS (Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools)
    • B.A. in English from UCLA, M.Ed. in Counseling from University of Houston
  • Rebecca Heller, Senior Associate Director of College Counseling

    • 12th year in college counseling; 9th year at Viewpoint School
    • External Reader for University of California, Irvine
    • California Counselor Advisory Council Member, University of Chicago
    • Volunteer counselor for the Matchlighters Scholarship, created by Ethan Sawyer (The Essay Guy)
    • Published Author of books for children and young adults
    • B.A. in Art History from Tulane University, M.A. in School Counseling from Loyola Marymount University
  • Manny Mohareb, Associate Director of College Counseling

    • Fifth year in school counseling and admissions; Second year at Viewpoint School
    • Former Admission Counselor at California Lutheran University
    • B.A. in International Studies from UC Irvine, M.A. in School Counseling from Boston College
  • Brooke Smith, Associate Director of College Counseling

    • 14th year in college counseling and school counseling; Fourth year at Viewpoint School
    • Former Director of College Counseling, Brooklyn Latin School
    • National Board Certified School Counselor
    • B.S. in Outdoor Education from Plymouth State University, Ed.S. in Counselor Education from the University of South Carolina

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