College Interview Counselors / Career Interview Coaches

College Interview Essentials bookCIC trains young people on how to have an impressive interview. Kyrie and Peggy, formerly co-chairs of a top New England College alumni interview committee, became aware that with the advent of texting and technology, students were losing verbal communication abilities and must learn how to maximize their potential in interview arenas.

Interview skills are life skills which are called upon at multiple junctures, from college admissions to internships, scholarships, careers, work environments, relationships and personal interactions. The sooner young people learn how to excel and feel comfortable in the interview process, the better off they will be as they pursue individual goals.

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CIC founders Peggy and Kyrie have written a book on the interview process: College Interview Essentials: So…You Think You Can Interview? which is available for purchase on They offer workshops and personal consultations.

Peggy Nash Marx

A Producer of multi-media business meetings, Peggy trained executives on how to speak from the podium and answer employee and client queries with sincerity, but with a direct purpose in mind. As Chairperson of a top New England interview committee for more than 15 years, Peggy has managed the interview process for hundreds of diverse applicants. She utilizes her editorial and communication skills to fine tune applicants’ positioning in and identification with specific opportunities. Peggy is the owner/founder of Mon Amie and CIC, consulting groups dedicated to enhancing individuals’ potential. She graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University. Her family members have attended Princeton, Tufts, USC and the U of R and have participated in both the public and private school systems.

Kyrie O’Connor

A branding and marketing expert, Kyrie has spent her career launching and building brands and businesses. She developed her entrepreneurial approach through classic brand management training at Kraft/General Foods and further honed her skills at Cuisinart, Corning, London Fog, Bally Shoes, Switzerland and BhS, London. In 2006, Kyrie founded the business strategy firm, The Opportunity Team. Her marketing acumen and abilities to identify and maximize talent are put to good use in preparing applicants for admission and employment positions. Kyrie interviewed hundreds of students as Co-Chair of a top New England college interview committee. She graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University and earned an MBA with distinction from NYU/Stern Graduate School of Business. Family members were graduated from the public school system, having participated in the I.B program abroad, and attended Dartmouth, Tufts, Johns Hopkins, NYU, and Harvard.