Carly Hernandez is a New Hampshire native who attended Franklin & Marshall College to earn a degree in Creative Writing, and has an M. Ed in Secondary Education. She currently works in the Office of Admission at one of the Top 20 liberal arts colleges in the country. After a decade in a selective, holistic college admission environment, Carly estimates she has reviewed over 15,000 college essays since she began in 2009. Carly has travelled to over 60 countries to present college admissions workshops and informational sessions. Her favorite places to visit have been Vietnam and Rwanda.
Carly’s college essay was about being an anachronist, having a love of old photography equipment (and even making a basic wooden camera obscura herself) while the age of digital photography was just beginning to boom.