Kathryn Andersen has over six years of experience in higher education and admissions, including four years working in Undergraduate Admissions for the University of Notre Dame, and one year as an outside application review consultant for the University of Notre Dame Law School. Kathryn currently works in MBA Admissions for the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. She earned an M.Ed. degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education where she did research on the Undergraduate Admissions Team within the Making Caring Common Project. She received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame where she majored in History and Pre-Med. Outside of work, Kathryn enjoys cooking, running around Minnesota’s beautiful lakes, and piano.  



Associate Director of Admissions
University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management August 2017 to present

Research Assistant
Harvard University August 2016 to May 2017

Outside Consultant, Part-Time
University of Notre Dame Law School August 2016 to March 2017

Assistant Director of Admissions
Application Reader, Part Time
University of Notre Dame Undergraduate Admissions July 2013 to August 2016
Part-Time August 2016 to May 2017


M.Ed. Human Development & Psychology
Harvard University, May 2017

B.A. Pre-Professional Studies (Pre-Med) and History
University of Notre Dame, May 2013