Dr. Chantelle Jackson-Boothby
Director of University Admissions
Dr. Chantelle Jackson-Boothby is a highly experienced US universities advisor who is passionate about helping students acquire the academic, personal and social competencies necessary to reach their higher education and career goals.
Chantelle began her career in education as an undergraduate admissions counselor and graduate academic counselor at UC Irvine, where she advised prospective students on the application process and assisted current students with academic and career planning. After transitioning from higher education, Chantelle served as the head academic advisor at a large public high school in Southern California. In 2016, she assumed the role of college counselor at a private independent school in Anaheim, California. Chantelle has also served as an application admissions reader for both UC Irvine and UCLA for over a decade.
Chantelle earned her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California, where she studied the role of academic advising and student development services for online learners at US universities. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Southern California and a M.A. in Multicultural Education from CSU Dominguez Hills.
As the daughter of an American father and a German mother, Chantelle has lived in both Germany and the US. She enjoys helping students and families navigate the university admissions process, and believes that the key to fostering positive relationships with students is recognising the individual differences among students, including their aptitudes, interests, and achievements, and integrating an understanding of this information into the counseling relationship.
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