Becky Munsterer Sabky is a former Director of International Admissions at Dartmouth College. She's the author of the 2017 viral New York Times op-ed "Check This Box If You're A Good Person" and the college admissions how-to book, "Valedictorians at the Gate" (Henry Holt Books, August '21).
She spent two years working in the admissions office at St. Lawrence University before her thirteen year career at Dartmouth. At Dartmouth, she was the primary admission liaison for the recruited athlete program. She traveled the world recruiting students from the United States, Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America.
She’s a graduate of Colby College and received her M.A.L.S. degree in creative writing from Dartmouth. She’s also an award-winning monthly newspaper columnist and a magazine contributor. She’s been interviewed by Vermont Public Radio, Boston Public Radio, and NPR’s Chalkboard Chat and her commentary has appeared in such media outlets as Bloomberg, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Grown and Flown, and Al Jazeera. She regularly presents to schools, community groups and parent organizations. (For more information on speaking opportunities, click here.) Becky lives in Vermont with her husband, her two young children, and her stubborn, yet lovable black Labrador retriever.
(Please note, Becky is not for hire as an independent college counselor.)