Drusilla (Dee) Blackman

Dee Blackman, The Ivy Dean, has worked in college admissions for over 40 years. As a former Dean of Admissions at both Harvard and Columbia, she evaluated thousands of Ivy League applications, while also making the final decisions. Dee knows what stands out on a college application to distinguish students from the applicant pool.




  • Columbia University – Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Harvard University – Dean of Graduate Admissions
  • New Jersey State University – Dean of Admissions
  • Institutional Consultant
    • Assisted colleges in strengthening the quality of their freshman classes.
  • Independent College Consultant
    • Successfully assists students in gaining admission to the top colleges in this country.
    • Has been invited to provide expert opinions on television and in legal proceedings.



  • Brown University, B.S. in Psychology
  • Yale University, M.A. in Clinical Psychology
  • Wharton School of Business (Penn), M.B.A. in Marketing


For more information, call (845) 826-5310 or click here to contact Drusilla Blackman.

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