List of 10 frequently asked questions.

  • My primary role at Thacher

    I am the Director of College Counseling.
  • What my students call me

    Ms. Mkent, Ms. Kent, M2K
  • I knew I wanted to work at Thacher when

    I first visited as an admission officer for the University of Pennsylvania. I loved the seniors I met—they were so authentic—and I thought the setting was just amazing.
  • Favorite job perk

    The strong sense of community. 
  • Favorite Thacher teaching moment

    Helping students understand that college admission does not and should not define who they are as human beings.
  • Favorite place at Thacher

    The Outdoor Chapel – sitting there and suddenly hearing a horse whinny is quite moving.
  • Since you asked me to brag, here's the professional accomplishment I'm most proud of

    Being a founder of two non-profit organizationsone that serves inner-city high school students and one that serves college counselors.
  • The book, movie, work of art, or piece of music I cannot imagine life without

    Las MañanitasMexico’s traditional Happy Birthday song.
  • Favorite place in my imagination

    Torreon—the small Mexican city I lived in from ages 1-6. It is my first home.
  • What I want to do when I grow up

    Run a small, cozy breakfast bistro with my daughter, Hannah.
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