Emily Wolper, founder and president of E. Wolper, Inc. Admissions Consulting, is a former Columbia University admissions officer, having served Columbia College, the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Columbia Business School. She has read thousands of applications and has served on numerous selection committees. Upon leaving Columbia in 1999, Ms. Wolper, who holds a BA in Religion from Vassar College and an MA in Educational Theatre from New York University, began consulting to applicants privately, sharing knowledge that she gained during her years on the admissions side. She is a frequent lecturer, panelist and workshop leader and is a proud member of the leading professional associations NACAC, IECA, and AIGAC.