Alison Cody

Independent Educational Consultant Boarding School & University

Over the last fifteen years, Alison has shepherded many children through the boarding and day school admission process. Having attended The Chapin School and St. Paul’s School, she has a keen understanding of the high school landscape and she brings her wealth of knowledge to VJB’s educational placement services. With a degree in History from Brown University, Alison has been an Alumni interviewer for almost 25 years and she is well versed in college admissions as well. As a complement to the high school admission process, she is currently working towards a Certificate in College Counseling from the University of California, Los Angeles. Originally trained as a lawyer, Alison’s strengths include everything from navigating the essay writing process to connecting with teenagers and their parents. Alison understands the stressors for children and families during this process, and she approaches clients with warmth, empathy, and precision.