Marlena Corcoran

Marlena Corcoran
Marlena Corcoran
Athena Mentor College Application Workbook
Dreaming of college? This workbook serves as a planner for younger students and an organizer for applicants. Breathe easier knowing that you–or your student–is in control of the many moving parts that go into a college application. From creating a list of colleges through alumni interviews, checklists galore walk students step by step through the application process. Start now and stay organized! In each section, Dr. Corcoran shares tips and tricks from years of experience as a well-respected international private admissions counselor.
Passport to College (Fall 2017)
New York, NY
Dr. Corcoran believes passionately in the importance of global education for the rising generation. She founded Athena Mentor in 2005, to help international students prepare for and present themselves successfully to the finest universities in the world.

Brown, Harvard, Princeton Universities . . . Oxford . . . the CNRS in Paris . . . Dr. Marlena Corcoran has held visiting research appointments at some of the world’s most prestigious academic institutions. She studied for two years at the École normale supérieure in Paris and holds a Ph.D. in English from Brown, an Ivy League university. She published two language-learning novels, Skyline-Syndikat and Tod im Grand Canyon, that together have sold over 50,000 copies.

Dr. Corcoran served for two years on the Board of Governors of the Brown Alumni Association, representing international and graduate alumni. She completed three years of service on the Brown Alumni Schools Committee, winning promotion to Regional Director for Europe, Africa and the Middle East. During this time, she revolutionized the system and achieved contact rates of close to one hundred per cent. Dr. Corcoran received a Spotlight Award from Brown University for her service to the international community.
“MBA or MSc: What’s the Right Business Degree for You?” (Talk at the Cornell Club of New York, article in Oriental Business, Hong Kong)

“An Insider’s Scoop on College Admissions” (Talk at the Princeton Club of New York)