Cynthia obtained her B.A. in History from Cornell University before earning her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. While attending Cornell, Cynthia worked as a student recruiter with the undergraduate admissions office and was a Rhodes Scholarship Nominee. At the University of Virginia, she was a student member of the Admissions Task Force.
She later returned to UVA where she worked with the law school admissions office reviewing and assessing applications. In this role, she provided recommendations on numerous applications, including binding early decisions and applications from international students. Before working with the admissions office, Cynthia worked as a financial advisor for a wealth management firm, and with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Office of Legal Counsel in Washington, D.C.
Throughout her career, Cynthia has mentored, advised, and motivated individuals who are applying to college, searching for a job, or changing careers. She is dedicated to helping students and young professionals discover their strengths and craft a personal narrative that maximizes their potential.
In her spare time, Cynthia serves on the board of a local swimming club, mentors college students, and is an active member of Toastmasters International. Raised in Puerto Rico, Cynthia is fluent in both English and Spanish. When she is not working, Cynthia enjoys visiting local farmers’ markets, cooking for friends, and exploring the Finger Lakes region with her husband and their two sons.