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Get to know Mary Comfort

Where are you from?

Metuchen, NJ

Which Admissions office programs are you involved in?

Blair School of Music liaison, transfer committee, high school counselor relations, international committee

What’s your favorite memory of being a Counselor?

Calling waitlisted students to tell them we have a spot for them!

What’s your favorite spot on campus?

Benson Hall -- the most beautiful building on campus

What hobby do you wish you had more time for?


What did you study in college?

European Literature and French

If you could go to college again, what major would you choose?

History -- it's taught so differently these days.

What is the hardest class you have ever taken?

philosophy at the Andover Summer Session (now known as the Phillips Academy Summer Session)

What’s your favorite off-campus hangout?

Fido, in Hillsboro Village

What’s the best concert you’ve seen in Nashville?  

The Doyle and Debbie Show

What is the moment you knew you were a Nashvillian?

Every year when we drive back into town after being away in Massachusetts

What is your favorite place to eat in Nashville?

Etch for fancy; VN Pho and Deli for casual

If you weren't an admissions counselor, what would you be?

a college counselor

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