Alyssa Orlando serves as the Associate Director of Graduate Admissions at Bentley University, where she oversees mid-cycle conversion efforts and strategic event planning. Originally from
Buffalo, N.Y., she has worked in graduate admissions and marketing since 2014. Orlando holds a B.A. in journalism from Ithaca College, an M.A. in higher education from Boston College, and is working on her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the
University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Her dissertation research focuses on the potential bias in holistic master’s program admissions.
The Inequality of Holistic Graduate Enrollment Management