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Howard R. Greene, M.A., M.Ed.

Mr. Greene received his Bachelors Degree from Dartmouth College in 1959, and holds a Masters, with Honors in American Studies from New York University, as well as a Masters in Education from Harvard University. He is the co--author of three books published by Little, Brown: SCALING THE IVY WALL, 1987; BEYOND THE IVY WALL, 1989; AND SCALING THE IVY WALL IN THE 90's, 1994. THE SELECT: Students speak out on the Realities of Life and Learning in America's Elite Colleges, was published by HarperCollins in August 1998. Howard and Matthew Greene are the authors of the Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning Series, published by HarperCollins. The first three titles, released in the summer of 2000 are: MAKING IT INTO A TOP COLLEGE: 10 Steps to Gaining Admission to Selective Colleges and Universities; INSIDE THE TOP COLLEGES: Realities of Life and Learning in America's Elite Colleges; and THE HIDDEN IVIES: Thirty Colleges of Excellence. The next three titles were released in 2001: THE PUBLIC IVIES: America's Flagship Public Universities; MAKING IT INTO A TOP GRADUATE SCHOOL: The Ten Steps to Successful Graduate School Admission; and PRESENTING YOURSELF SUCCESSFULLY: How to Market Your Strengths and Make Your Application Stand Out. Mr. Greene has appeared on the Today Show, CNBC, Good Morning America, CNN and other media to discuss relevant educational issues and trends. He has been profiled in the New York Times, the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, and People Magazine, and is frequently interviewed by national news outlets. He has counseled tens of thousands of students over more than thirty years, and has consulted to numerous schools, colleges, and other organizations. He is a trustee of the Choate Rosemary School, A Better Chance, Inc., and the Wilton Public Library, as well as a member of the National Advisory Board of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. He is a past trustee of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the New Canaan Country School, among other institutions, and formerly president of the Dartmouth Class of 1959.

Matthew W. Greene, Ph.D.

Dr. Greene holds a Bachelor's Degree from Dartmouth College (1990), where he majored in history and government. He earned both his Master's in Public Policy (1993) and his Doctorate in Political Science (1997) from the University of Colorado at Boulder. His graduate work focused on education policy making, the structure of public school systems, and school discipline and violence. Dr. Greene's professional experience includes teaching and counseling university undergraduates, and training graduate level teachers. He has interned at the United States Information Agency and the U.S. Department of Education, and has consulted to the Education Commission of the States. He is the author of LEARNING ABOUT SCHOOL VIOLENCE: Lessons for Educators, Parents, Students, and Communities, (New York: Peter Lang Publishers, 2001), and is co-author with Howard Greene of the Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning Series, three of which were published by HarperCollins in 2000: MAKING IT INTO A TOP COLLEGE: 10 Steps to Gaining Admission to Selective Colleges and Universities; INSIDE THE TOP COLLEGES: Realities of Life and Learning in America's Elite Colleges; and THE HIDDEN IVIES: Thirty Colleges of Excellence. The next three titles were released in 2001: THE PUBLIC IVIES: America's Flagship Public Universities; MAKING IT INTO A TOP GRADUATE SCHOOL: The Ten Steps to Successful Graduate School Admission; and PRESENTING YOURSELF SUCCESSFULLY: How to Market Your Strengths and Make Your Application Stand Out. Matthew Greene is a frequent presenter on educational planning, college admissions, and school violence issues, and is trained in mediation and conflict resolution techniques. He serves on the boards of the Family and Children's Agency in Norwalk, CT; the Dartmouth Rugby Football Club; and the Dartmouth Partners in Community Service Program. He joined Howard Greene and Associates in 1997.


 
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