Mr. Benjamin "Ben" Brown
As Director of College Counseling, Ben Brown counsels high school students and families on college preparation, applications, financial aid, the different types of colleges, standardized testing, and many other topics related to the college admission process. Mr. Brown subscribes to a transformational philosophy toward college counseling, which fosters students' self-advocacy skills while they seek a college that fulfills their academic, social, and personal needs. Prior to arriving at Oakwood School in 2021, Mr. Brown was an Associate Director of Admission at Connecticut College for seven years. He graduated from Lafayette College with a double major in history and American studies. From Maplewood, N.J., Mr. Brown enjoys baseball (watching, playing, umpiring, and reading about it), history, visiting museums, and trivia.