Nikki P. Manderlink

Associate Director of College Counseling
Nikki Gold Manderlink


M.S. West Chester University

B.A. University of Massachusetts


Before joining the College Counseling Office, Ms. Manderlink was a College Counselor at the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, Connecticut. Among her responsibilities, she advised students in all aspects of the college process, helped institute a two-year college counseling curriculum, led STEM college tours, chaired the Standards Committee for the school’s NEASC self-study, and served as an academic advisor. She enjoys helping students through the discernment process and collaborating closely with colleagues to help meet student needs.

Ms. Manderlink is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC), and the Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS). She presented at a NEACAC annual conference on moving beyond APs. 

A competitive tennis player, Ms. Manderlink loves playing tennis, hiking, and cheering on her favorite Philadelphia sports teams.