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.

1. Summer Tours at Hopkins

There are two opportunities to visit campus this summer: Wednesday, August 24th at 1:00pm or Monday, August 29th at 1:00pm. Please use the link below to register for either date. 

2. Talk to An Admission Team Member

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. 

3. Talk to the Director of Financial Aid

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

4. Take a Virtual Tour of Hopkins

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

5. 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.

6. Watch Presentations from Our 2021 Virtual Open House

Missed our 2021 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 each department. 

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 

    Director of Enrollment & Strategic Marketing
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  • Photo of Marie Doval

    Marie Doval 

    Modern Language (Spanish)
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  • Photo of Elliot Faust

    Elliot Faust 

    Assistant Director of Admission
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  • Photo of Katharine Higgins

    Katharine Higgins 

    Assistant Director of Admission
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    Lars Jorgensen 

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

    Carolyn Traester 

    Director of Financial Aid and Assistant Director of Admission
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  • Photo of Matthew Treat

    Matthew Treat 

    Director of Academic Support
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  • Photo of Angela Wardlaw

    Angela Wardlaw 

    Director of Community Engagement / Associate Director of Admission
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  • Photo of Kristine Waters Schmitt

    Kristine Waters Schmitt 

    Dean of Academics / Mathematics
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  • Photo of Scott Wich

    Scott Wich 

    Head Adviser Class of 2024 / History
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