Dr. Erwin Hesse is a practitioner in the field of admissions with over a decade of experience. He has conducted research in admissions, published a peer-reviewed article, and presented at local and national conferences.
Born to immigrant parents, Dr. Hesse overcame tremendous obstacles during his K-12 years at Montgomery County Public Schools. After heading down the wrong path, he changed his life after high school and enrolled at his local community college. He obtained two associate degrees at Montgomery College and began his journey in higher education. Upon transferring to the University of Maryland, College Park, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice on a full-tuition scholarship. Motivated to help students with challenging life circumstances, Dr. Hesse worked at Identity, a nonprofit in Montgomery County supporting Latinx youth and families.
Thereafter, Dr. Hesse was recruited to University of Maryland's Office of Undergraduate Admissions. During his four years at Maryland, he honed in on his skills as an Admission Counselor while earning his Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Baltimore. In 2015, he transitioned to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland as a doctoral student in the School of Education and an Associate Director of Admissions at the Carey Business School.
After earning his Doctor of Education degree and three years of business school admissions experience, Dr. Hesse became the Executive Director of Enrollment Management at Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies. As a faculty member of Georgetown's Master's of Higher Education Administration program, Dr. Hesse created and teaches a course title, "Enrollment Management: The Student Lifecycle." He will be presenting at a national conference his findings on COVID's impact on graduate enrollment trends in December 2021.
His wealth of knowledge, experience, compassion, and integrity will guide you during all stages of the application process.
Andrea Hesse is a practitioner in the field of editing, marketing, and communications, and an advocate for equal opportunity to disadvantaged students.
Born to immigrant parents and having experienced a challenging upbringing, Mrs. Hesse looked to education as her saving grace. Raised in a majority low-income neighborhood and household, she attended Montgomery County Public Schools and participated in their ESOL program. Searching for better educational opportunities and equity, her parents enrolled her into Saint Michael's School. This decision came with unprecedented sacrifices. Evenings, weekends, and summers meant working with her mother to afford school tuition. Academically, Mrs. Hesse's hard work paid off. She was named valedictorian of her class and awarded an academic scholarship to Our Lady of Good Counsel High School.
Upon graduating from high school and awarded another full academic scholarship, Mrs. Hesse attended Montgomery College to complete all of her transfer credits. In 2010 on a full academic scholarship, Mrs. Hesse graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication while interning in the City of Rockville's Public Relations Department and the Universities at Shady Grove's Marketing and Communications Department. Upon graduation, she was offered a full-time position creating and perfecting public relations campaigns for nine public universities in Maryland.
At the age of 22 while managing full-time work and volunteering in efforts which spoke to her educational and professional interests, Mrs. Hesse earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Baltimore. Since 2013, she has worked at various market research firms leading their editing and scheduling services on thousands of market consumer reports for major corporations.
Mrs. Hesse is passionate about grammar, writing, public relations, and equal opportunity to education. Her honesty, experience, and dedication will coach you in checkmating your application essays and interviews.