Beverly Low is the Director of Guidance & College Counseling at Manchester Essex Middle High School. Formerly the Dean of First-Year Students at Colgate University, Beverly has been advising, mentoring, nudging, and guiding students for over 25 years. She specializes in coaching young people (and their parents) on the academic preparation and skill development required for a successful transition from secondary school to college and/or career. Beverly holds her M.Ed. from from the University of South Carolina and a B.A. in English from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Follow her on Twitter @TheBevLowDown.