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First-year applicants can browse the list below to find their counselor based on where their high school is geographically located.

Transfer Applicants can identify their admission counselor based on the “Transfer Admissions” designation in their profile.

Graduate Applicants can identify their admission counselor based on the program they are interested in/applying to.

Undergraduate

Priscilla Alicea

Priscilla Alicea

Assistant Vice President
for Undergraduate Admissions

Email: palicea@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-631-3139
Territories: NJ (Cape May, Cumberland, Salem, Warren),  AK, DE, FL, GA, HI, PA, PR, VI
Hometown: Pawtucket, RI
Favorite Things About Georgian Court: “The close-knit community.”
Favorite Book: Becoming by Michelle Obama.
Fun Fact: “I can speak two languages in one sentence.”
Favorite Quote: “A woman is like a teabag- only in hot water do you realize how strong she is.” – Nancy Reagan

Roary, Georgian Court University's mascot

Director of Admission
Communications & Marketing

Email: admissions@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-987-2700
Territories: NJ (Hunterdon, Middlesex), New York City

Daniel Gallen

Daniel Gallen

Assistant Director for
Transfer Admissions

Email: dgallen@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-365-4641
Territories: Transfer Admissions & First-Year Admissions for CA, IA, KS, MO, NV, OR, WA
Hometown: Brick, NJ
Favorite Things About Georgian Court: “The personalized and individual support given to each student.”
Favorite Book: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.
Fun Fact: “I love to cook!”
Favorite Quote: “Some are destined to succeed, others are determined to.” – Henry Van Dyke

Aranka Lasala

Aranka LaSala

Admission Counselor

Email: alasala@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-987-2519
Hometown: Franklin Lakes, NJ
Favorite Things About Georgian Court: “The welcoming environment!”
Favorite Book: Good morning, I love you by Shauna Shapiro
Fun Fact: “I was named after my mother and my grandmother, making me Aranka lll.”
Favorite Quote: “Every new beginning comes from some other beginnings end.” – Seneca

Omar Scott

Omar Scott

EOF Counselor & Recruiter

Email: oscott@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-987-2738
Hometown: Newark, NJ
Favorite Things About Georgian Court: “GCU Community”
Favorite Book: Slam by Walter Dean Myers.
Fun Fact: “Baseball Fan”
Favorite Quote: “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.”

Tracy McCarthy

Tracy McCarthy

Assistant Director of
Undergraduate Admissions

Email: tmccarthy@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-334-3796
Territories: NJ (Atlantic, Gloucester, Monmouth, Morris), AR, ND, NM, OK, SD, TN, TX, VA, & Transfer Admissions
Hometown: Neptune City, NJ
Favorite Things About Georgian Court: “I love the people I work with!”
Favorite Book: The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks.
Fun Fact: “I met Queen Latifah!”
Favorite Quote: “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Oprah Winfrey

Grant Tokarski

Grant Tokarski

Admission Counselor

Email: gtokarski@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-329-7399
Territories: NJ (Essex, Mercer, Passaic, Sussex), AZ, CO, CT, ID, ME, MA, NH, MT, RI, UT, VT, WY
Hometown: Brick, NJ
Favorite Things About Georgian Court: “The GCU community”
Favorite Book: Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
Fun Fact: “I competed at the 2020 Big East Cross-Country Championship as a walk-on and I love to ski!”
Favorite Quote: “Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” – Kevin Durant

Graduate

Maria Colon

Maria Colon ’05, MA ’12

Senior Assistant Director of
Graduate Admissions

Emailmcolon@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-631-8281
Working with Prospective Graduate Students For:  All programs within the School of Business & Digital Media, Integrative Health, Master of Social Work (MSW), Theology
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Favorite Things About Georgian Court: “Mercy Core values are a part of our everyday life!”
Favorite Book: The Oddessy by Homer
Fun Fact: HUGE Turner Classic Movies fan
Favorite Quote: “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

Maureen Kotusky

Maureen Kotusky ’99, MA '18

Assistant Director of
Graduate Admissions

Email: mkotusky@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-646-6694
Working with Prospective Graduate Students for: All Psychology related programs, Criminal Justice, Direct Entry Masters of Nursing (DE-MSN)
Hometown: Old Bridge, NJ
Favorite Things About Georgian Court: The faculty.
Favorite Book: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Fun Fact: I was a shot putter in high school
Favorite Quote: “It is never too late to be what you might have been” – George Eliot

Kaitlyn Mulrane

Kaitlyn Mulrane ‘18

Assistant Director of
Graduate Admissions

Email: kmulrane@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-838-9394
Works with Prospective Graduate Students for: All programs within the School of Education
Hometown: Ocean Gate, NJ
Favorite Things About Georgian Court: The history of the campus
Favorite Book: The 7 ½ Deaths of Evalyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
Fun Fact: I lived in Scotland for a year where I got my Masters, and loved every day of it!
Favorite Quote: “You must always have faith in people. And, most importantly, you must always have faith in yourself.” – Elle Woods