image description

Sarah Neal '04

Sarah Neal '04

Sarah Neal '04

Sarah Neal '04

Senior Assistant Director of Admission

Phone: 404.471.6136
Email: sneal@agnesscott.edu

Territory:
Domestic: California, Oregon, Tennessee and Washington
International: South Asia, The Middle East and Canada

High School: Maryville High School in Maryville, Tenn.
College: Agnes Scott College
Major: Political Science
Graduate School: University of Tennessee, J.D.
Life before Agnes Scott: A licensed attorney in the State of Tennessee
What’s one thing you’d rather not do without? A dishwasher. Doing the dishes is my absolute least favorite chore.
A word or phrase to describe myself: vege-baconarian
Favorite book: The Phantom Tollbooth
Favorite movie: “The Incredibles”

At Agnes Scott since: 2000-2004 as a student, 2005-2007 as an admission counselor and 2011-present as Assistant Director of Admission.
Why I work at Agnes Scott: I feel joyful when I connect a young woman to an environment that takes her seriously as an academic, allows her to be her authentic self and connects her to a world of opportunities.
Favorite spot on campus: The patio outside Evans Dining Hall
Favorite spot in Decatur: Your Dekalb County Farmers’ Market
Favorite spot in Atlanta: Buford Highway for the most amazing international foods, shops, bakeries, salons and stores.

3 reasons to attend Agnes Scott:

  1. You become the center of a world of your own creation.
  2. Unique combination of a small, comfortable campus in an enormous international city.
  3. A sisterhood that will stay with you for life.

Advice/tips for prospective students: Money is so important these days. You’ll get the greatest return on your college investment when you find the place that fits you best. Start the process by figuring out those 2-5 factors that are absolutely crucial to your happiness in college. Then use a resource like a counselor, book or website to pinpoint those colleges that have those factors. This way, every college on your list will result in the highest possible value from the investment in yourself.