Annie Vinik joined Vinik EPS in 2014 after a thirteen-year career on college campuses. In her years as an academic advisor, Annie helped hundreds of students successfully transition to college life and now uses her experience and nuanced understanding of university culture to guide her clients through the college admissions process. Annie also helps current college students considering transferring to another institution.
Annie holds a bachelors degree from Duke University and a masters degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Before joining Vinik EPS, she was an associate director of academic advising at the George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs, where she helped students map out their academic plans, from orientation through graduation and beyond. Her work also focused on undergraduate research and study abroad.
Prior to GW, Annie taught English in France, worked at the Duke University Law School, and oversaw the study abroad program at the Olin College of Engineering. As an undergraduate, Annie spent a year studying abroad in Paris. She also volunteered in the Duke Office of Undergraduate Admissions and later served as an alumni interviewer for the university. A graduate of Georgetown Day School in Washington, DC, she was a member of the school's Alumni Board for almost ten years, including two as president.
Annie is a professional member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and of the Potomac & Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling (PCACAC). She lives in Washington, DC with her husband and two children and is a DCPS parent.
You can reach her at email@example.com.