Annie Vinik arrives at Vinik Educational Placement Services with thirteen years of experience in higher education. For the last ten years, she has been an associate director of academic advising at the George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs where she has helped students map out their academic plans, from orientation through graduation and beyond. Annie has also managed academic programming for Elliott School undergraduates, including a special thesis-style research program.
Annie holds a bachelors degree from Duke University and a masters degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Before arriving at George Washington University, she taught English in France through the Fulbright program, worked in the Duke Law School Alumni & Development Office and oversaw the study abroad program at the Olin College of Engineering in Needham, MA. As an undergraduate, Annie volunteered in the Duke Office of Undergraduate Admissions and has since served as an alumni interviewer for the university. A graduate of Georgetown Day School, she served as a member of the school's Alumni Board for almost ten years, including two as president.
In addition to her work with high school students on the college admissions process, Annie also helps college students with graduate school admissions.