Admission Counselors

Stephanie Tao

Assistant Director

  • E-mail:  •  Phone: 773.508.8717
  • Hometown: Naperville, IL
  • High School: Naperville North High School
  • Degrees: BA in Anthropology, DePaul University
  • What I like most about Loyola: I love the fact that Loyola embodies the ideals of academic excellence, service to others, and global awareness through its Jesuit mission. Loyola students take advantage of the city of Chicago through its opportunities for hands on experience in their field(s) of interest; they enrich the city with various service projects in Chicago’s culturally diverse neighborhoods, and also take part in the global community through study programs Loyola provides abroad. Loyola gives students a college experience that not only prepares them to lead extraordinary lives, but develops them into extraordinary global citizens.

  • Recruitment Areas:

    International Recruitment:

    • Australia
    • East, Central, and Southeast Asia

    High Schools in Illinois

    • Lemont Township High School
    • Marmion Academy
    • Metea Valley High School
    • Nazareth Academy
    • New Trier Township High School
    • Riverside-Brookfield High School
    • Saint Viator High School
    • Waubonsie Valley High School

    Fluent in Conversational Mandarin


From the Director: College Admission at Loyola

What is the Loyola Experience?

If you look at Loyola’s website or see a Loyola ad or receive a printed Loyola brochure, you will likely see this phrase, The Loyola Experience. In truth, I think it is a pretty common phrase that prospective students hear from one university to another—particularly during the admission process—the (fill in the university here) Experience. […]

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