Sara Haberman, CEO
Sara Haberman co-founded and developed the college and guidance counseling program at a prestigious high school where she worked for nearly two decades. During her tenure there, she supervised the counseling department and gained critical insight into the ever-changing college admissions process. As part of her ongoing commitment to successful college placement, she regularly visits and assesses public and private colleges and universities throughout the United States and abroad. In her capacity as a school counselor and administrator, Sara has successfully placed hundreds of students from diverse academic and cultural backgrounds into undergraduate and graduate programs.
In 2008, Sara Haberman founded Admission Sense, a company committed to helping students and families navigate their way through the college selection and application process. Currently, two educational consultants, each with his or her own specialty, and two writing specialists work with Admission Sense families to ensure their unique needs are met.
Sara earned her BA from Gettysburg College. She continued her studies at New York University where she earned Masters degrees in both School Counseling and Social Work. Then, in 2003, she completed her MS. Ed in School Administration and Supervision. She is a licensed clinical social worker and New York City and State certified as a school counselor and administrator for grades K-12.
Sara Haberman is a Certified Educational Planner (CEP) and she is a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), and the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).
Zoe E. Noyes, College Counselor
Zoe E. Noyes is a certified school counselor with over a decade of experience in college admissions advising. Prior to her tenure as a counselor, she taught academic subjects including English, Social Studies and Chinese language at high school and college levels. She has counseled students from diverse backgrounds, as well as students with varying collegiate plans and academic paths. For four years she served as a college advisor to a small cohort of students at a prestigious high school. Currently, she holds a school counselor position at a high school in upstate New York. As an active school counselor and college advisor, she regularly attends college admissions webinars, conferences, open houses and other events.
Zoe earned her BA in Asian Studies from Bard College. She continued her studies at Johns Hopkins University and Nanjing University (China), earning a Masters degree in Advanced International Studies. Then, in 2020, she completed a Masters degree program in School Counseling at Alfred University. She is a New York State certified school counselor for grades K-12.
Zoe is a member of the New York State School Counselors Association and the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling.
Katherine Randall, Writing Specialist
For 15 years, Katherine Randall (B.A., Barnard; M.S., Columbia School of Journalism) helped students at Bard High School Early College in Manhattan to craft college essays. Her goal is to coach each writer through the process of choosing a satisfying story to tell, devising an appropriate structure for sharing that story and determining when the story has achieved its purpose–clearly conveying something memorable about the writer.