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Dr. Lowe with Tommy Hilfiger of the Tommy Hilfiger Corporation at The "Reimagining Education: Preparing Our Students for the Future" Event‎ in Greenwich, CT. Mr. Hilfiger was a panelist at the event.  The event discussed how International Baccalaureate (IB) programs provide a framework for students to become global thinkers, and equipped them with skills needed to succeed in the 21st century.


Dr. Lowe with Joseph Yung, Director of College Counseling of Dwight-Englewood School at the Meadowlands Exposition Center. 393 colleges were represented at the 2015 National College Fair presented by National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC), at the Meadowlands Exposition Center at Harmon, in Secaucus, NJ.  As an active regional NACAC member, Dr. Lowe volunteered at the Counseling Resource Center.


Gwen Edwards, senior producer at News 12 Connecticut, with Dr. Lowe on "Our Lives"  - What's New in College Admissions Trends Series.


Debbie Nigro, syndicated radio talk show host of the "Debbie Nigro Show", interviewed Dr. Lowe.  They discussed why students need to stand out to gain admissions into Ivy League and highly selective colleges.


Dr. Lowe with a participant (scholar) at the Inspiring Young Minds' New York School Fair (IYM). The program was called: “An Afternoon of Educational Opportunities”.  IYM partners with several independent schools to provide them with qualified scholars.


Television interview of Dr. Lowe after his "Beating the Odds" admissions seminar. 


Dr. Lowe at Yale University-Undergraduate Admissions.  Dr. Lowe personally visits each Ivy League and high selective colleges several times annually.


Dr. Lowe with Eric Furda, Dean of Admission, University of Pennsylvania.


Dr. Lowe on one of his many visits to Columbia University in the City of New York.  “At Columbia, students develop skills that encourage them to explore,” said Dr. Lowe.  “It’s a very vibrant and intellectually collaborative learning community.”


Dr. Christina Hull Paxson, President of Brown University with Dr. Lowe at the Women In Medicine Conference at Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.


Dr. Lowe on one of his many visits to MIT.  Dr. Lowe is with Quentin McArthur, Associate Director of Admissions. "Although MIT is known for science, technology, engineering and mathematics, it has robust arts, literature and music programs. Over 50% of undergraduates enroll in arts courses each year," said Dr. Lowe.  "MIT students have no problem landing great jobs after graduation. MIT is surrounded by many established science, technology, healthcare and engineering firms as well as start-ups seeking young talent."


Janet Rapelye, Dean of Admission, Princeton University with Dr. Lowe.


Michael G. Hirschfeld, Headmaster of St Paul's School, with Dr. Lowe.  Dr. Lowe and his team tours elite private schools.


Suzanne Campbell, Associate Director of Admissions, Taft School, with Dr. Lowe


Steve Bristol, Director of Admissions, The Hun School of Princeton, with Dr. Lowe.  Dr. Lowe and his team tours elite private schools in New Jersey and meets with directors of admissions.


Allie Brunhouse, Director of Admission & Enrollment, The Pingry School, with Dr. Lowe.


William Porter III, Director of Admissions, The Harvey School and Dr. Lowe


Laura Danforth, Head of School, The Masters School, NY and Dr. Lowe


Brian Nixon, Headmaster, The Whitby School with Dr. Lowe.  Dr. Lowe and his team has placed students in Whitby as well as placed Whitby 8th graders into elite private high schools proximal to Whitby. For example, Hackley, Dwight and Greenwich Academy.


Dr. Lowe with Colm MacMahon, Head of School, Rippowam Cisqua School


Boarding school meeting with directors of admissions (l to r):  Brian Phinney Assistant Dir. of Adms., Salisbury School; Sarah Ross, Assistant Head for Enrollment/Dir. of Adms., Kent School; Dr. Lowe; Sara Lynn Leavenworth, Dir. of Adms, The Gunnery; Gonzalo Garcia-Pedroso, Dir. of Adms, South Kent School; Kristen Mariotti, Snr. Assoc. Dir. of Adms., Cheshire Academy; Matt Hoeniger, Dir. of Adms., Rumsey Hall; and Chrisine Wieand, Assist. Dir. of Adms, Canterbury School.


U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal with Dr. Lowe at the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce annual picnic held at Byram Park discussing college admissions. Dr. Lowe is an alumnus of Brown University (undergraduate) and U.S. Senator Blumenthal is an alumnus Harvard College.


Dr. Lowe with Bruno (Brown University's mascot) at Maddock Alumni Center.  Dr. Lowe is a Brown alumnus (undergrad) and an active Brunonian.  He is a former treasurer of the Brown Alumni Association and Board of Governors member.


Dr. Lowe is an active member of the Asia Society in Manhattan and has participated in Asian American Film Festival and Cinema on the Edge: The Best of the Beijing Independent Film Festival in Manhattan.  "Many of our Chinese clients have become interested in cinematography, the
films and music in the films were artistic expressions of ethnic and
cultural aesthetic and intellectual diversity."


Dr. Lowe is an active member in MOMATH (National Museum of Mathematics).  The museum specializes in visual and graphical methods to convey mathematical concepts. Math is used in the secretive world of quantitative investing (quants) and used instinctively and creatively by jazz musicians, athletes and artists to express their artistic styles and works. "Who said math is just or geeks?"



Dr. Lowe, Marcia O'Kane, Executive Director of the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce and  Kendra Farn, veteran TV news reporter and anchor and CEO of P Garyn Productions at the "Women Who Matter" Event.  Pinnacle, through its Greenwich Admissions Advisors affiliate, sponsored the event.


Dr. Lowe with two-time Grammy nominated jazz saxophonist and flautist, Najee, at the Smooth Jazz Cruise in Manhattan.   Najee is one of the original innovators of Urban Contemporary Jazz/Smooth Jazz. With two Platinum and four Gold albums, the native New Yorker was nominated for a Grammy in 1988 for “Najee’s Theme” and is the recipient of many other music awards including the Soul Train Music Award for Best Jazz Artist.   Pinnacle has expanded its music and entertainment education unit to partner with several world renowned jazz musicians and has developed several music education projects with jazz artists. The late Dr. Billy Taylor, jazz pianist, composer and educator stated: "Jazz is America's classical music and a musical language." Dr. Paul Lowe plays jazz harmonica and banjo.


Dr. Lowe with multiple Grammy Award nominated, songwriter and guitarist Jonathan Butler, at the Smooth Jazz Cruise 2015, in Manhattan.   Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, Mr. Butler’s premier single made him the first Black artist to be played during Apartheid on South African radio stations.  His twenty-five year international recording career involves musical genres of pop, R&B, Smooth Jazz and Gospel. 


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