A second generation Washingtonian, Madeleine attended the McLean School of Maryland for high school, then took a six year gap before spending her undergrad years at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she earned a BFA in acting. She is a firm believer that every student has a unique path, whether based on learning style or career choice. Driven by a passion for helping people, Madeleine found her way to PrepMatters. As a Placements Advisor, Madeleine is able to apply the best of what her theatre education taught her because she considers placements akin to casting. Effervescent and engaging, Madeleine loves getting to know students and parents, and launching them on their tutoring experience. Madeleine is a freelance director and actor in the DC Metro area. She also enjoys reading historical non-fiction and discussing Shakespeare with anyone who will listen.