Laura Hosid joined Vinik Educational Placement Services, Inc. in 2012 and comes to the practice from the Georgetown University Law Center where she served as an Associate Director of the Office of Career Services. In addition to her six years at Georgetown, Laura has also worked as an attorney at a law firm in Philadelphia and as a teacher at the Melvin Gelman Religious School at Adas Israel Congregation.
Laura is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the New York University School of Law. She has conducted alumni admissions interviews for the University of Pennsylvania for many years, and has served as co-chair of the school’s Secondary School Committee in Montgomery County, MD. Laura is an associate member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and attended the 2012 IECA Summer Training Institute. She is a member of the Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling, the Middle Atlantic Career Counseling Association and the National Resume Writers' Association. She is certified to administer and interpret the Strong Interest Inventory, and serves as a virtual career coach for college students via Modern Guild.
In addition to helping high school students and families navigate the college admissions process, Laura also helps college students and recent graduates with job search skills, and has a particular interest in working with pre-law students, law students, and young lawyers on admissions and career issues.