About Marilyn Gilbert-Mitchell

More than 300 students working with Marilyn Gilbert-Mitchell received $16.4+ million in scholarships and grants; admission to 1,200+ colleges and universities; and are now in academic, public, private, corporate, and non-profit sectors. These experiences are embedded in college planning strategies and tools, expanded community service participation, improved presentation and leadership skills, and increased college options that moved college dreams into reality.

​With more than 22 years of supporting students, strengthening their skills, connecting them to resources, and working with families, Marilyn Gilbert-Mitchell's expertise is empowering and supporting students who will be first-generation college goers, are from lower socioeconomic households, and attend schools in urban environments. Her impact includes students and families from elementary, high school, and college students across backgrounds, grades, and academic levels. 

Gilbert-Mitchell is a second generation educator with over 22 years combined experience in higher and secondary education arenas.  For over 10 years, her career included supporting leadership teams, schools, and school districts in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Missouri.

Using skills, experiences, and training from corporate, higher education, community, and secondary education environments, Ms. Gilbert-Mitchell is uniquely equipped to support a variety of students, families, and schools. Her background is strengthened by four earned college degrees and continuing education coursework from Chicago State University, American College of Education, National-Louis University, University of California-Riverside, and University of San Diego.

Gilbert-Mitchell's commitment to students and their goals to successfully navigate the journey to and through college are her mission and purpose.  We are stronger together, so let's WIN with college. 

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