Admissions Team

Mitch Overbye

Senior Associate Director of Admissions

Other Roles at Westminster:  Varsity Girls’ Softball Head Coach, Junior Varsity Boys’ Basketball Coach, Advisor, Dormitory Affiliate in Edge House

Originally From:
Wyckoff, NJ and Poughkeepsie, NY

Home away from home:
Charlestown, RI

Favorite Westminster activities:
Senior Day celebration and picnic for Westminster Softball team

Local favorites:
Joe Pizza, Abigail's Restaurant, Simsbury Bike Trail

Admissions tip: 
In addition to asking questions during campus tours, it's important to be observant. Do students make eye contact, say hello, hold doors open for guests and for one another? Tours provide a glimpse into the friendliness and sense of community at each school.

Motto:
"Plan your work for today and everyday, then work your plan." (Margaret Thatcher)

Free Plane Ticket:
I would travel to Norway to explore my family roots.

Spend a Day with: 
Elie Wiesel

Most meaningful object or memento:
Family photo taken at our daughter's wedding

Most rewarding aspect of your work:
Meeting great young people in the admissions process and seeing them grow and succeed during their Westminster years. Also, working with students as an advisor, coach and faculty dormitory affiliate in Edge House.

Fun Fact:
I have six siblings, with just nine years from the oldest to the youngest in our close family. Two sets of twins!


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