Brianne Kent, Options Solutions’ Graduate School Education Consultant, is an experienced mentor to students applying to graduate school in Canada, the US, and the UK. She graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2009 with a B.A. (Hons) in Biological Psychology. She then pursued graduate school at Yale University on full-funding scholarships, completing an MSc and MPhil in Neuroscience. In 2015, Brianne completed a PhD at the University of Cambridge on the prestigious Gates Scholarship and returned to Vancouver for a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of British Columbia. She is now a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School.
In addition to her first-hand experience successfully applying to top graduate schools and scholarships, Brianne has also worked as an Educational Consultant since 2012, successfully helping students navigate applications around the world. Brianne has the experience and perspective to help students assess and choose which graduate programs to apply to and advise students on how to prepare the strongest applications for acceptance and funding. She also assists with editing curricula vitae and personal statements, as well as preparation for interviews.