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Academic and Funding International Counselor

Andrea Barnwell is an Academic and Funding International Counselor in International Student and Scholar Services. In this role, she advises students on F-1 student visa issues, as well as counsels students facing unforeseen financial and academic concerns. Prior to working with international students, Andrea worked advising American Indian college students in Chicago. 

Andrea has a B.A. in Communication Studies from Gustavus Adolphus College, and a M.Ed. in Student Affairs Administration from Loyola University Chicago. Andrea's passion for international education and learning about people from diverse cultures led her to study abroad in England, Australia, New Zealand, and Italy. 

In her spare time Andrea enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with family, and open water swimming.