* Empowering you to achieve your pinnacle of success *
Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe
Dr. Lowe is the co-founder of Pinnacle Educational Center; president and founder of BHA Education Consultants and the senior advisor and admissons expert of the Admissions Advisors Group.
Dr. Lowe received a B.A. in Biology, minored in physics from Brown University, a M.D. from Boston University School of Medicine, a Certificate in Advanced Management Studies from Yale School of Management, and a Certificate in College Counseling from Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions He also attended Harvard Institute for Higher Education's Professional Development Programs.
Dr. Lowe travels extensively to speak with parents, students, guidance counselors and admission professionals regarding the continuously changing national trends in college and graduate school admissions. He meets with university and senior-level college administrators, deans and directors of various departments to discuss educational policy in their schools.
Dr. Lowe conducts college admissions workshops and seminars throughout the tri-state area and was a presenter at the Summer@Brown Pre-College Program, the Conference on Higher Education, and the Ivy League Forum. He has led panel discussions and staff developments for college as well as guidance counselors.
Dr. Lowe also serves as college and graduate school admissions and career adviser to several alumni schools committees and alumni associations.
Dr. Lowe has represented students who have attended independent and public high schools, community and colleges, and homeschoolers as well as students who have attended independent high schools abroad. He works closely with U.S. and international families engaged in the challenging, anxiety-ridden and stressful college admissions process.
Dr. Lowe leverages his in-depth knowledge, extensive experience, the collective efforts of his team and his global network of contacts and connections, cultivated over many years, to successfully navigate the subtleties, challenges, nuances and complexities of the private school, college and graduate school admissions process for each of his clients.
Dr. Lowe is a member of Rotary International, a global network of community volunteers that provides humanitarian and community services and a former member of the board of directors of the Children's Community Programs of CT, Inc., a multi-service agency that provides diverse and creative support services to children, youth and families throughout the Connecticut to ensure that "Every Child Counts".
Dr. Lowe is a member of the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), the National Association for College Admission Counseling, (NACAC), the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC), the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling (NJACAC), the International Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC), and NAFSA: Association of International Educators. He has also chaired the Brown University Alumni Schools Committee, acting as an interviewer for Connecticut area.
Dr. Lowe is a sought-after speaker and an internationally recognized expert on admissions. He speaks frequently to groups of parents and students about the admissions process in private, college as well as medical school. Dr. Lowe is routinely quoted in the national media and appears as the admissions expert on New 12 Connecticut's Education Notebook and Our Lives with Gwen Edwards. He is the contributing writer to the Party with Moms' college and private school admissions blog.
All three of Dr. Lowe's children were accepted early decison to Ivy League colleges!
Dr. Lowe is a former scholar-athlete (soccer) and is an avid bibliophile, chess, ping-pong, harmonica and banjo player. He also enjoys gardening, flying kites and photography.
Dr. Lowe discusses strategies with concerned parents in his college admissions seminar: " How To Stand Out In The Applicant Pool".
"Many students sound 'uniquely' the same on paper and believe that they are standing out, while they, in fact, sound the same. This makes it easier for admissions committees to reject student in bulk" - Dr. Lowe.