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Ivy Brewer

Associate Dean of College Guidance

Ivy Brewer has been a member of Darlington’s college guidance staff since 2007. As associate dean of college guidance, she has visited more than 200 college campuses and has been designated a Certified Educational Planner. Ivy holds a B.A. from the University of Georgia, an M.A. from Florida Gulf Coast University and graduate certificate in college counseling from University of California Los Angeles Extension. She is a member of both the National Association for College Admission Counseling and the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling. Ivy also serves on the Board of Directors for SACAC. She and her daughter, Molly (’20), live on campus.

College Education
A.B. University of Georgia
M.Ed. Florida Gulf Coast University

Tour England with Mr. Moss on spring break

September 19, 2018
Darlington students, families, friends and alumni are invited to spend spring break in England with faculty members Sam Moss (’63) and Ivy Brewer. The trip will depart March 8 and return March 17, 2019.

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Darlington deans to present at Global Symposium in New Orleans

April 16, 2018
Darlington Dean of College Guidance Sam Moss ('63), Associate Dean Ivy Brewer, and Dean of Students for Global Education Tara Inman will be featured presenters at The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)/ National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Global Symposium in New Orleans on April 17.

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Professional Development Spotlight: A Trip to the SACAC Annual Meeting

College Guidance | Chad Woods , May 24, 2017
?We recently had the privilege of attending the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC) Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. This is a conference for college admissions representatives and college counselors/advisors to help each other serve high school students better.

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12 Tips for Making the Most of the College Fair

College Guidance | Ivy Brewer, August 22, 2016
Darlington’s College Fair will take place Monday, Aug. 29, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Huffman Athletic Center and all students in grades 9-12 are required to attend. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your time with the 183 colleges that will be there!

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Professional development grants awarded to faculty members

May 10, 2016
Darlington School awarded professional development funds to faculty members following a competitive grant application process. The winners were officially announced last week at the annual Brown Faculty Appreciation Dinner.

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Summertime College Visits: To Tour or Not to Tour?

College Guidance | Ivy Brewer, February 5, 2016
While the best time to visit a college is when school is in session, summer college visits are valuable, too. Campus tours are the very best thing you can do to find the college that is the right fit for you. Here is what to expect this summer.

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Brewer Advisees Celebrate Christmas

December 8, 2015
Ivy Brewer's advisee group celebrates Christmas with yummy treats and a present swap game.

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Seniors kick off final year of high school with College Boot Camp

August 20, 2015
The Class of 2016 dove head-first into the new school year with the twelfth-grade tradition, hosted every August by Darlington's College Guidance Office. Student attendance is mandatory at the program, which guides future graduates on the path to success by helping them to set and carry out their objectives for higher education.

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Darlington's college guidance team spotlighted in national admissions publication

May 15, 2015
In the spring issue of The Journal of College Admission, Peter Morgan writes about the unique challenges that face international students and their advisers when they begin the college search process, and how Darlington’s guidance team helped shed light on cultural norms.

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Brewer honored by SACAC as emerging leader in college guidance

May 5, 2015
Darlington Associate Dean of College Guidance Ivy Brewer has been honored by the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC) with the Garrett Klein Award. The award recognizes emerging leaders in the college admission profession, within the realm of professional development in particular.

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