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Dr. Taylor Papallo-Wall

Taylor Papallo-Wall of Spark Admissions

Senior College Admissions Consultant
Director of Research and Recruiting

In his role as senior admissions consultant, Dr. Papallo-Wall expertly guides high school students through every step of the college admissions process. He also helps them find and secure internship opportunities and hone their academic and study skills.

While at Yale, Dr. Papallo-Wall served as coordinator of the Yale University Graduate Writing Center. This experience makes him especially well-equipped to help students perfect their college admissions essays and tell their stories in the most thoughtful way possible. This also allowed him to best understand how to help students develop narratives that are compelling to admissions officers.

Dr. Papallo-Wall holds a doctorate from Yale University and a bachelor’s degree from Boston University, where he graduated summa cum laude as a Trustee Scholarship recipient and member of Phi Beta Kappa. In addition, Dr. Papallo-Wall was a U.S. Presidential Scholar. He lives near San Diego, CA, with his husband, a high school English teacher.

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