Virtual Admission Center

All the Ways You Can Visit Us

As the nation’s third oldest independent school, Hopkins School welcomes high-achieving, motivated students who love to think and learn. If you’re intellectually curious and want to be inspired by other students who share your passion, Hopkins might be the place for you. Below are different options to connect with us and learn more about a challenging, empowering Hopkins education.

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1. Virtual Tour

Enjoy a narrated 360 virtual tour to see our classrooms, library, dining hall, student center, athletic facilities, and more. 

2. Watch Presentations From Our Virtual Open House

Missed our Virtual Open House? Click the link below to watch videos from the event where you can learn about our exceptional academics, our passionate teachers, and our dynamic learning environments. Hear all about Hopkins from our faculty and students, and learn about admissions and financial aid. 

3. Join A Coffee Chat

Join us for an opportunity to meet members of the Admission Team in a small group setting. Learn about Hopkins and our Admission process for Fall 2021.

4. Meet Our Current Students and Parents

Is there a better way to get to know Hopkins than by hearing from the students and parents who are part of our community? Please join one of our sessions for a chance to engage.

5. Schedule a Phone or Zoom Call

Admission Call
We want to speak with you and answer any questions you have about Hopkins. Please schedule a one-on-one call – whether by phone or face-to-face on Zoom – so we can meet and talk specifically about your needs and how a Hopkins education might meet them. 

6. Schedule a Phone or Zoom Call

Financial Aid Call
Carolyn Traester, our Director of Financial Aid, would be happy to speak with you about the financial aid process and your individual family circumstances.

7. Experience a Virtual Class

Hopkins is taking an innovative approach to the virtual classroom and our hybrid learning environment. Our online learning environments are making use of the latest techniques to allow our teachers and students to communicate, interact, collaborate, and learn in the most dynamic, effective way possible. 

8. Watch a Webinar

Our recorded webinars will help you to learn more about Hopkins' well-rounded education — from our innovative academics to our wide range of extracurricular offerings. We encourage you to view one of our recorded sessions, and please check back for additional informative webinars to come. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Hopkins School promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all programs and operations, including admission, financial aid and hiring. The School actively strives to form a community which reflects the world’s diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation.

Keeping Hopkins Healthy

We are dedicated to working together with public health experts and our state to maintain a quality Hopkins educational experience while keeping our community healthy. To learn more about our ongoing efforts and read topical FAQs, please visit our "Keeping Hopkins Healthy" page.

Financial Aid Information

At Hopkins, we see great educational value in a school community that includes students with a variety of economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. As a result, we are committed to admitting qualified students, regardless of financial circumstances. To learn more about financial aid opportunities, please visit our Financial Aid section. 

Meet The Admission Team

List of 10 members.

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    Pamela McKenna 

    Hopkins School
    Director of Enrollment & Strategic Marketing
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    Marie Doval 

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    Head Adviser Class of 2021 / Modern Language (Spanish)
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    Elliot Faust 

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    Assistant Director of Admission
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    Katharine Higgins 

    Hopkins School
    Assistant Director of Admission
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    Lars Jorgensen 

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    Dean of Students / Head Adviser Class of 2023 / Mathematics
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    Carolyn Traester 

    Hopkins School
    Director of Financial Aid and Assistant Director of Admission
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    Matthew Treat 

    Hopkins School
    Director of Academic Support
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    Angela Wardlaw 

    Hopkins School
    Director of Community Engagement / Associate Director of Admission
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    Kristine Waters Schmitt 

    Hopkins School
    Dean of Academics / Mathematics
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  • Photo of Scott Wich

    Scott Wich 

    Hopkins School
    Head Adviser Class of 2024 / History
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