Who We Are
Assistant Dean of Academic Advising and Judicial Affairs
Tisch Hall, Room 609
|Tiffany spent most of her life moving around the US and Europe as a military dependent. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and after graduation served in the Foreign Service in Latin America. She returned to Georgetown for her master's degree, worked in the private sector, and then began a career in higher education at her alma mater. Tiffany's three small children are not so small anymore. She enjoys yoga (but everything cracks now), traveling (actually sitting on the beach), and a good political debate. She still loves Elvis Presley and Bob Marley (you should too).|
Tisch Hall, Room 615
|Hailing from Waldorf, MD, Scott graduated from James Madison University in Virginia with a Bachelors degree in Media Arts & Design: Corporate Communications. After several years in the world of Washington, DC advertising and marketing, Scott returned to the higher education arena – working at Fordham University while receiving his Masters in Higher Education Administration at Columbia University. In his free time, Scott loves traveling as many places as he can (some favorites: Nicaragua, Berlin and Vancouver), sampling the many types of New York cuisine and nightlife, and staying in shape.|
Tisch Hall, Room 613
|Paige grew up in NH before attending the University of Rhode Island, where she received her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. She is currently pursuing her MA in Higher Education & Student Affairs here at NYU. Before joining the Stern Advising team she spent two years working at the NYU College of Nursing. In her free time, Paige enjoys running, baking (but is a terrible cook), and spending time with friends and family.|
Tisch Hall, Suite 616
|Alice has enjoyed working at Stern for many years. She loves interacting with Stern students and is fluent in many languages. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and spending time with family.|
Tisch Hall, Room 612
|Erin received her BA in International Relations from Boston University and her MS in Higher Education Administration from University of Pennsylvania. After attending Boston University on a full tennis scholarship, she stayed in the world of athletics for a few years—coaching the women’s tennis team at University of Pennsylvania and then as an academic adviser for student-athletes at Villanova University. Most recently, she was assistant director of MBA admissions at Columbia Business School. She is thrilled to have landed at Stern, being part of this amazing community and working with undergraduates again! In her free time, Erin loves staying in shape—her favorite thing to do is run in Central Park! When she’s not working out, she enjoys watching movies, reading, cooking, and trying new restaurants.|
Tisch Hall, Suite 616
|Ally is from Alexandria, Virginia. She holds a BA in English Literature from American University in Washington, DC. Before joining the Stern advising team she worked in film production and publishing on diverse projects ranging from reality television shows to haute cuisine cookbooks. In her free time she enjoys exploring Prospect Park, listening to podcasts, and focusing on growing out her pixie haircut.|
Senior Associate Director
Tisch Hall, Room 614
|Jessie received her BA in Sociology from Wesleyan University and her MA in Higher Education Administration from NYU. After working as a Graduate Assistant in the Stern Advising Office, she was hired on as a full-time Adviser and has not looked back since! Jessie has been on the Stern Advising Team for 7 years and in that time she has developed a true appreciation of the students in the Stern community for their tenacity, creativity and commitment to their fellow students. In her free time, Jessie's favorite activity is spending time with her young son Charlie. Jessie is also an avid movie buff, reader, and while she loves the Food Network, she has yet to master the art of cooking (but she continues to try!)|
|Mary -Grace Tomecki|
Assistant Director of Academic Enrichment Programs
Tisch Hall, Room 611
|After managing grants and helping develop international programs for Touro College, Mary-Grace enjoyed working in the Dean’s Office of the Undergraduate College. Most recently, she served as a special education mathematics teacher in the South Bronx. Mary-Grace earned her BA in Economics from Adelphi University, and then, went on to earn an MA in Elementary Education from Mercy College and an MA in Politics from NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In her free time, Mary-Grace serves on a variety of volunteer committees that address quality of life issues in her hometown on Long Island.|
Tisch Hall, Room 610
|A native New Yorker and NYU-lifer, Liz received her BA in Journalism from NYU. A year after graduating, she decided that she missed Washington Square so much that she began her career at NYU as an administrative aide in the Dean's Office. She then moved on to become the administrative coordinator for the Management & Organizations Department. During her tenure in the Management Department, she worked her way through two master's program and now has an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages as well as a Master's in Social Work. Liz loves to travel. She studied abroad at NYU in London, spent time teaching English in Japan and worked as an intern for NBC Olympics in Athens, Greece.|
Meeting with Advisers
Steps for a 30-minute appointment:
|1)||Check AAS for adviser availability. The system allows students to schedule appointments up to 5 days* in advance, so look through the schedule for a time that works for you. Please read the “How-to use AAS" guide for detailed instructions.|
Please note: Albert will let you search for almost any date in the 21st century, but you can only see appointments that are available up to 5 days in advance.
|2)||Prepare for your appointment. We’ve created a document to help you organize your questions and prepare for your meeting.|
|3)||Arrive early! If possible, try to arrive 5 minutes early for your appointment so that our advisers can stay on schedule. If you need to cancel, please do so via AAS unless you are within 24 hours of your appointment, in which case you can reach out to your adviser via email to explain that you’ll need to reschedule.|
|4)||The 30 minute & Quick Visits schedules change in the weeks leading up to and including registration, so pay attention to your email for more information on scheduling appointments during these times.|
Have some quick questions that don’t warrant a 30-minute appointment?
Stern UC Advising holds Quick Visit Advising at the following times:
Monday through Friday, 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Other Places for Answers
Stern students can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for answers to short questions
Check out the Stern UC Advising Tumblr for real-time updates on Stern UC Advising happenings!
Thinking About Law, Med, or Graduate School?
Please schedule an appointment with Professor Jeanne Calderon if you have any questions regarding law school. The Stern Business & Law Association, Undergraduate Law Society of NYU, and CAS Pre-Law Info/ListServ are also great resources for those interested in law.
If you are planning on applying to law school and you require a Dean's Certification, please submit a request form at least 2 weeks before the deadline.
Fall 2013 Information Sessions:
Please RSVP for an event via CampusGroups
- Application Instructions/Advice (for seniors/alums for a Fall 2014 start date). Wednesday, September 18, 12:30-1:30pm, UC25- If you were unable to attend the session, we have posted the video here: http://echo360.stern.nyu.edu:8080/ess/echo/presentation/393aed02-0921-4230-95c2-ebbadddd064c . You can log in with your Stern credentials to view it.
Pre-law information packet for underclassmen and seniors/alumni. In these packets, you will find pertinent information and specific articles regarding the law school application process, careers in law, and other helpful resources if you are planning for law school.
Stern students interested in fulfilling requirements for postgraduate health careers—from medicine and dentistry to the allied-health professions—are encouraged to meet with a Stern adviser as early in their academic career as possible. Students can also join the Stern Healthcare Group (StHealth). Prehealth students should also take advantage of the resources offered through the College of Arts and Science’s Preprofessional Advising Center (Silver Center, Room 901. Tel: 212-998-8160).
Please consult with an adviser on how to incorporate your pre-health goals into the Stern curriculum.
Applying to Graduate School
NYU has many resources available for students who are considering applying to graduate school. Most strong MBA programs prefer to see students with work experience, but you can begin some preparations now if you are interested in other types of graduate programs or even certain MBAs. Students interested in a business subject Ph.D. should contact the appropriate Faculty Adviser to review course work. Students should also visit the Wasserman Center for Career Development for more information on applying to graduate school, as well as the useful sites below.
- AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
- LSAC – Official site of the LSAT Law School Admissions Council
- GRE.org – Information on the Graduate Record Examination
- MBA.com - General information regarding the pursuit of an MBA degree
- Peterson’s Career Center - General information on post-graduate studies
Useful Planning Resources
Tutoring/Extra Help Opportunities:
Academic Resource Center (ARC) & University Learning Center
(Stern & CAS Classes)
Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) Tutoring