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Susan Shifflett

MA, International Relations & International Economics, China Studies,
Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
BS, Biology, Yale University

 

Born and raised in northern California, I am an ABC (American-born Chinese) of Hakka heritage, and speak Chinese and English. As an Assistant Director of Admissions at Yale University’s Undergraduate Admissions Office, I am very familiar with high schools in the northern California and Washington DC regions.

I love working with students! As an admissions officer at Yale, I loved seeing students on campus that I had “met” (on paper) through the application process. Since then, I have continued to work alongside American and Chinese students who have interned in my workplaces, in the private sector, government, and NGOs, both in the U.S. and in China (I worked in Beijing for 3 years).

In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with my husband, Charlie, and our 2 year old Golden Retriever puppy, Zebedee. Some of my hobbies include: triathlons, guitar, and eating out!