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    * Please note that these appointments are for informational purposes only. Those interested in scheduling an admissions interview may do so once they have started an application through our interview scheduling portal
    Meet with a member of the staff to discuss the application process, enrollment steps, and international student concerns.  
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    Sherry Garrahan

    Enrollment Services Coordinator

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    Lydia Tembo

    Assistant Director of Recruitment

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    Martha Redondo

    International Enrollment Services Assistant

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    Lydia Tembo
    As a recent graduate of the MDiv program, I can share my experience as a student and offer advice on applying to Princeton Theological Seminary. What I love the most about PTS is the innovative and unexpected ways that ministry and communities are formed. 

    Sherry Garrahan

    Schedule a meeting with me to discuss any questions about the application and admissions process. Please note, if you want to discuss international related matters please schedule an appointment with our colleague, Martha Redondo.

    Martha Redondo
    As a member of the Office of Multicultural Relations, I welcome conversations with prospective international students about the application and enrollment process, immigration and travel concerns, and visa documentation.

    Meet with a peer counselor for guidance about the application and enrollment process and to learn more about what it's like to be a student at Princeton Seminary. See available appointments for each person by clicking the button below their name. 
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    Denise Carrell

    MDiv Student

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    Luke Donner

    MA(TS) Student

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    Ethan Park

    MDiv Student

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    Angela Pearson

    MDiv Student

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    Julia Qiuye Zhao

    MDiv International Student

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    Denise Carrell
    Hometown: Midland, Tx
    Undergrad: McMurry University
    What I was doing prior to seminary: I was in youth ministry for a little over 16 years. I also worked in Marketing and Communications.
    Fun Fact: I am an art collector.
    What brought me to PTS: I completed my Certification in Youth and Theology from the Institute for Youth Ministry at PTS in 2018, so when it became clear that I was being called into ordination, Princeton was the perfect fit.
    Favorite class: Theology and anything at the Farminary
    The Princeton area is …: magic. Daily I am thrilled live somewhere surrounded by so much history, and (after living in the desert for years) I love love experiencing the seasons.

    Luke Donner
    Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA
    Undergrad: Westmont College
    What I was doing prior to seminary: Serving as a YWAM Missionary in Haiti
    Fun Fact: I was born on a leap year (Feb. 29)
    What brought me to PTS: God told me to go
    Favorite class: So far, Christianity and the Liberal Arts
    The Princeton area is: Bougie but beautiful

    Ethan Park
    Hometown: Long Beach, CA
    Undergrad: Westmont College
    What you were doing prior to seminary: Working at a non-profit
    Fun Fact: Studied abroad in Turkey
    What brought you to PTS: The emphasis on community 
    Favorite class or class you are most looking forward to: Old Testament Theology of Community 
    The Princeton area is: Picturesque

    Angela Pearson
    Hometown: Paterson, NJ
    Undergrad: Saint John's University
    What I was doing prior to seminary: Teaching Preschoolers
    Fun Fact: I love to fish!
    What brought me to PTS: I was drawn to the residential experience, diverse community, and academic rigor at PTS.
    Favorite class: Pastoral Care in Congregation and Context
    The Princeton area is: Beautiful

    Julia Qiuye Zhao

    Hometown: Toronto, Canada
    Undergrad: University of Toronto
    What I was doing prior to seminary: Completing a PhD at the University of Notre Dame
    Fun Fact: I see South Bend as my second hometown
    What brought me to PTS: God's call, and my pastors
    Favorite class: Dying and Grieving in Pastoral Care
    The Princeton area is: Cosmopolitan