Meet Your Counselor

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CIEE College Counseling provides exemplary, comprehensive college counseling services to students seeking to gain admission to U.S. colleges and universities. Work with Marisa Polk, CIEE’s college counselor, to refine your college list, perfect your essays, submit a competitive application, and more. 

Who Is Marisa Polk? 

Marisa is the former Director of School Counseling at Deering High School in Portland, Maine. She has nearly a decade of experience working with thousands of American and international students. In addition, Marisa has a Bachelor of Science in Child Development, a Master of Science in Counseling, and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Creative Leadership and Global Strategy. Marisa is an empathetic, ethical, and knowledgeable professional who can help you realize your dream of studying at the college level in the U.S.


What Is Marisa’s College Counseling Philosophy?

Helping students is Marisa’s life passion; she wants you to feel secure in the college counseling process, knowing that you have an experienced professional on your side. She values hearing student perspectives and wants to make sure that, above all, your voice is heard in your college application.

Hear from Candice, a current CIEE College Counseling student