Assistant Head For External Programs, Director of College Counseling
Megan Harlan became Groton School's Director of College Counseling in July of 2013.
With more than 18 years of experience as a college counselor, Megan brings a wealth of knowledge about the college process to the Circle. She began in independent schools at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, where she was a college advisor, a dorm head, a residential life teacher, and a lacrosse coach. Since that time, she has worked at Phillips Academy, Andover as the senior associate director of college counseling and served as the director of college counseling at both Princeton Day School and St. Mark's School. She has lived for more than ten years in a dorm and has coached lacrosse for the last 20 years, at both the collegiate and high school level. At her previous schools, Megan served on the senior administrative team; strategic planning residential life, and discipline committees, and academic councils.
In addition to her work in schools, Megan is co-director of the Blackberry River Retreat Conference, an organization that helps to train and mentor college counselors. She is also a board member of the ACT.
Megan lives on campus with her husband, Geoff, and their three children.