Michael Courtney has been working in the field of college admission for over 17 years. He attended NYU for his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Also, He worked as an Assistant Director for their Office of Undergraduate Admissions for three years, serving on committees for the College of Arts & Science and Stern School of Business. Following his NYU years, Michael joined the faculty at SAR High School in Riverdale, where he works as Director of College Counseling. In addition to advising students with the college admission process, Michael coaches two high school sports teams: basketball in the fall/winter months and softball in the spring. He grew up in Hollywood, Florida, and spent time residing and studying overseas in Athens and Prague.