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We are SO excited to welcome Ms. Samuel aboard…she brings Education, Experience, Energy and Good Vibes to the role of helping Titans get on the colllege path and find a way to pay for college!
” I am very much looking forward to getting to know T.C. Williams’ Class of 2021 and begin supporting them in the process of achieving their postsecondary goals. While the past few months have been unpredictable and challenging, please know that you have a team of people working diligently to support you throughout this year and beyond.”
— Ms. Samuel, SFA Director of College Advising
Fun Fact About Ms. Samuel: I really enjoy solving Samurai Sudoku puzzles and discovering new TV shows to watch.
Ms. Alyssa Samuel currently serves the Director of College Advising and Scholarship Programming at The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria. Ms. Samuel holds her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Educational Studies from The College of William & Mary in 2015. Motivated by a passion to make college more accessible for traditionally underrepresented students, she has worked in the field of college access since graduation. Ms. Samuel first worked for the Horatio Alger Association before joining the Pennsylvania College Advising Corps.
As a college adviser, Ms. Samuel spent three years advising students on best-fit postsecondary pathways, college application and enrollment processes, and financial aid. Following her time with the Advising Corps, Ms. Samuel earned her Master’s Degree in Higher Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, an experience which allowed her to intern for two college access non-profit organizations—American Student Assistance (ASA) and Journey into Education & Teaching (JET).