Meet the Admissions Team

We are here to help you navigate the admissions process and look forward to getting to know your family! If you have any questions or want more information about The Hewitt School, please contact us using the information below.

Thérèse Collins

Thérèse Collins, Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Contact Thérèse at or 212-994-2599
As director of Hewitt’s K-12 admissions and enrollment, Thérèse enjoys sharing the benefits of our research-based educational philosophy with prospective families navigating the process of finding the right fit school. A graduate of a girls’ school herself, Thérèse is proud to work at the type of educational institution that prepared her so well for college and beyond.

Thérèse brings to Hewitt over a decade of experience working in admissions and financial aid at day and boarding schools on the East and West Coasts. Most recently, she was the director of admission and enrollment at the French American International School, a PK-12 school in San Francisco, where she led enrollment of over 1000 students and developed admissions programming for prospective students, parents, and guardians. 


Thérèse graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Jewish studies and international studies from the Honors Program at the City University of New York – where she was awarded a Colin Powell Leadership Fellowship – and has her Masters in Education in school leadership from the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education.

Jennifer Hickman

Jennifer Hickman, Director of Middle and Upper School Admissions

Contact Jennifer at or 212-994-2623
As a member of the admissions team, Jennifer is thrilled to share Hewitt's mission and vision for young women with prospective families. A graduate of a girls' high school, Jennifer understands the positive impact that a single-sex education can have in shaping future women leaders and realizing one's highest potential. 

Prior to coming to Hewitt, Jennifer worked in administrative positions at Teachers College, Columbia University, and at the J. Paul Getty Museum. She has also served as an assistant teacher for middle school students through the Journeys Into American Indian Territory museum program and as a writer and research editor at a variety of magazines. 

Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in women's studies from Occidental College, a master's degree from NYU in humanities and social thought, and a master's from Teachers College at Columbia University in clinical psychology. Her personal interests include researching wellness and mind-body medicine practices and exploring museums and nature. Jennifer's two children fill her days with activities and joy.


Megan Shotwell

Megan Shotwell, Associate Director of Admissions

Contact Megan at or 212-994-2598
In her role as associate director of admissions, Megan enjoys meeting prospective middle school applicants and their families and introducing them to Hewitt’s joyful approach to learning. She is energized each day by Hewitt’s inspiring leadership and innovative vision for educating girls and young women. 

Prior to joining the Hewitt community, Megan served as co-director of high school placement at Rodeph Sholom School for eight years. During her 18 year tenure there she wore many hats, including enrollment associate, middle school assistant, and middle school advisor. 

Megan received a B.A. in international studies from Kenyon College and a master’s in social work from NYU. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, reading, solving crosswords, and exploring Brooklyn with her son. 

Christina Malin

Christina Malin, Admissions Associate

Contact Christina at or 212-994-2546
Christina is thrilled to be joining the Admissions team after spending her first year at Hewitt on the Advancement team. As an alumna of a girls’ school herself, she is inspired by Hewitt’s mission and eager to showcase Hewitt’s research-based philosophy to prospective families.

Prior to joining Hewitt, Christina worked at Barrow Street Nursery School as a teacher of two and three year olds, and spent time at the Parents League of New York assisting with workshops and events. Christina received a B.S. in psychology with a focus on childhood development from Trinity College, and loves spending time with children.