Meet the Team

Susan Paton
Director of College Counseling
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Susan Paton has been Director of College Counseling at Hopkins for 22 years. Before coming to Hopkins, she served as Director of College Counseling at The Master’s School, was College Counselor at Dalton School, Choate Rosemary Hall and Edgemont High School in Scarsdale, NY. She has, as well, worked as an Independent Educational Counselor with Phyllis Steinbrecher Associates and Wickenden Associates. Her experience also includes work in college admissions.
Erika Chapin
Associate Director of College Counseling
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Erika Chapin came to Hopkins in 2007 from Cheshire Academy where she served as Associate Director of College Counseling. Prior to that, she spent seven years at the University of New Hampshire as a Senior Assistant Director of Admissions and Academic Adviser. She also served as an Admissions Counselor at Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
William Geiger
Associate Director of College Counseling
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Will came to Hopkins in 2015 from Kenyon College where he served as Senior Assistant Director of Admissions. While at Kenyon, Will coordinated the College’s merit scholarship selection process and managed applications in much of New England. He also served as a college counselor for College Horizons, which is an admissions enrichment program for Native American high school students. Will earned his B.A. at Wake Forest University and his master's degree at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dan Drummond
College Counselor / English Faculty
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A native of Duluth, Minnesota, Dan served as a Senior Admissions Officer for six years at Harvard College before joining the staff at the University School of Milwaukee as a Director of College Counseling and English teacher for five years. Dan then served as an English Teacher and a College Counselor at St. Sebastian's School in Massachusetts for 11 years before coming to Hopkins in 2016.
Elizabeth Edwards
Registrar / Admin. Assistant to College Counseling
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Elizabeth Edwards joined the College Counseling team in 2004. Her work experience includes 13 years with JC Penny in Milford, where she was Office Manager. At Hopkins, she serves as Registrar and Administrative Assistant of the College Counseling Office. She processes and coordinates all paperwork relating to college counseling, and she assists students with senior year material, including transcripts.