Karen Dentler has over 20 years of experience in higher education administration. She began her career working in student life and residence life at Carnegie Mellon University and Princeton University. At Rutgers University, she moved to academic administration, initially working with transfer students. Most recently, she spent 10 years as an Assistant Dean for the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program, advising over 400 students each year. Karen is currently working on a book about how to succeed at college. She has an MA in higher education administration from the University of Michigan and a BA in philosophy from Colgate University. Karen lives in central New Jersey with her husband and daughter, who left for college this fall. To prepare for an empty nest, she stocked up on tissues and learned to use SnapChat.

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