About Judy Muir – B.A., M.Ed., Ed.M., CEP
For nearly three decades, Judy Muir has been navigating the landscape of the selective college admissions process as a professional counselor and educational consultant. She is known for her remarkable empathy and expertise in quelling the anxiety so often associated with this important developmental milestone. Muir specializes in helping students engage in the process of self-discovery that is such a necessary prelude to finding the right college match, then serving as a catalyst helping applicants learn to tell their stories with clarity and poignant detail.
Muir, an international lecturer on The College Admission Process, sits on the National Advisory Board for the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Emerging high schools seek out Muir’s expertise in establishing effective college counseling programs, seeking her direction in articulating a mission statement, designing a profile, hiring and training staff, and linking students to college admission officers. Muir served as the Associate Director of College Counseling at The Kinkaid School in Houston for twelve years and for nine years as a Teaching Fellow for a course in Educational Neuroscience at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Families and students from around the world seek her advice on finding the right college fit.
Muir is married to Robert Muir, a widely published professional photographer and avid sailor. They have three children – who hold undergraduate and graduate degrees from our nation’s most selective colleges – and, now, nine young grandchildren. Muir apprenticed to a French Chef in Southern France and enjoys cooking and creative presentation. Muir is a member of NACAC, TACAC, a Professional Member of IECA where she has served on National Advisory Boards, and a Certified Educational Planner.