Andrea Malkin Brenner

Dr. Andrea Malkin Brenner is a college transition educator and author who brings years of experience as a “college insider” to her talks and workshops for high school students and parents. Andrea is the creator of the newly published Talking College™ cards, the original card deck of discussion prompts for college-bound students and their parents. She’s also co-author of How to College: What to Know Before You Go (and When You’re There,) a student-facing book that guides high school graduates through their transition to college life.

Andrea worked at American University in Washington, DC for 25 years as a sociology professor and administrator. She created the nationally recognized first-year experience program and directed the university’s largest freshman living-learning community. Dr. Brenner has received multiple awards for her teaching and first-year student programs. To bring Dr. Brenner to your student’s high school, contact Andrea through

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