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Meet the Team

Lisa Bianchi Merritt
Co-Director of College Counseling

Lisa has directed Calhoun's College Counseling office since 2014. Previously, she spent six years as associate director of college counseling at Trinity School. She has also worked as a class dean at Columbia University, where she read applications and presented in the admissions committee. She is proud to have started her career in the admissions office at New York University, where she led the admissions committee for the Tisch School of the Arts. Lisa has a BA in drama from Dartmouth College and an MA in humanities and social thought from NYU. 

Lisa's most memorable school experience was playing Lady Bracknell in a college mainstage production of The Importance of Being Earnest. And if Lisa could be a Calhoun student, she would love to take part in Calhoun's Junior Workshop program. | 212-497-6504


Jarrad Nunes
Co-Director of College Counseling

Jarrad has been part of the College Counseling team since 2013. He has a BA in literature from the University of Massachusetts. Prior to Calhoun, Jarrad spent nearly ten years working in college admissions.

Outside of Calhoun, Jarrad loves to travel the world. Some of his favorite spots include Turkey, Southern France and Scotland. Jarrad has been perfecting his chocolate chip cookie recipe and can't wait to share them with his advisees in cluster. | 212-497-6538



Victoria Eatman
College Counseling Office Manager & Upper School Registrar

Victoria has been a part of the Calhoun community since 2004, joining the College Counseling team in 2007 where she has the privilege of working with Calhoun's young adults as they embark on their college journey. Prior to Calhoun, she worked at Spring Valley Middle School in San Diego.

Outside of Calhoun, Victoria enjoys travel, food and museums. One of her most memorable and enriching Calhoun experiences has been participating in student-led spring sessions. | 212-497-6548