Bianca Simboli

Assistant Director of Admissions - Western U.S. States - First Year & Transfer Students

Contact Information:

bsimboli@nmu.edu       906-251-0029

Hometown:

Londonderry, NH

Professional/Personal Biography:

I’m proud to have grown up in the 603! After high school, I completed my B.A. in Public Relations as a first-generation college student at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. During my time there, I worked as a student ambassador in the Office of Admission. I was also very involved in QU’s public relations organizations. I then moved to New York City where I lived for about seven years. I began my career working in public relations and decided it wasn’t quite the right path for me, so I transitioned into higher education and have been working in admission and enrollment for the past ten years. During my time in New York, I also completed my Master of Science in Education in Higher Education Administration in 2017 at Baruch College, City University of New York.

 

I enjoy new challenges and have had the opportunity to live in different parts of the U.S. After New York, I spent a few years in South Florida, and most recently have moved to Denver, CO. I am a lover of all things food, coffee, supporting local businesses, travel, nature, and yoga.

Most Memorable College Experience:

My study abroad experience in Rome, Italy was definitely my most memorable experience. What made it the most special for me was having the opportunity to visit my family that lives in Italy while I was there – I even got to walk through the house that my grandfather grew up in!

Favorite Marquette Activity:

Being outside all of the time. I love nature, so it’s amazing to be able to experience the outdoors during all seasons. There’s something for everyone. I also love checking out all of the local food vendors. Whitefish is a must to try when you are in the area!

Best advice you received regarding college or would give someone else entering college:

Choosing a major can be incredibly overwhelming. It truly is OKAY not to know. While it is important to check to see if a college has your major, you also want to dive deeper and take a look at the classes you will be required to take in that major because it can vary greatly at different universities. This also can help you explore different majors, too, that perhaps you didn’t know you would like. Ask yourself if those classes and course topics would be of interest to you to sit in. Your time in college is an opportunity to explore, so take advantage of that and study and get involved with activities that interest you. Don’t be afraid to be who you are.

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Biancca Simboli