Admissions Rep Paul Carney

Paul Carney

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee


My College Memory

I am a first-generation college student. That is, I am the first person in my family to go to college. My collegiate experience was one of the greatest experiences of my life. But, it wasn’t easy.

I worked a full-time job for seven years while pursuing my four-year Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. As I neared the end of college, I began to think about what I REALLY wanted to be “when I grow up.” I decided that I wanted to help other college students like myself — just as I had been helped by many people at my college.

It was at this time that I learned about a graduate school program called College Student Personnel. Graduates with this master’s degree work with college students outside of the classroom. This includes areas such as admissions, financial aid, academic counseling, career counseling, personal counseling, student activities, athletics, etc. During graduate school I completed a practicum in the undergraduate admissions office and I knew that this was my calling in life.

I have many years of experience in undergraduate, graduate, medical and law school admissions. I really enjoy helping prospective students with the college discovery and admissions process. Johnson & Wales University is a special place, and I look forward to working with you as a partner in your college experience!