Emily from CDI Admissions

Emily Bennion, BA, MA Ed, MS

Admissions Representative / Job Developer

Emily graduated from Westminster College with a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature before going on to get a Master’s degree in Education from Pepperdine University.  After teaching high school English in both Los Angeles and Houston, Texas, she decided to move into student counseling and finished an additional Master’s degree in Counseling with an emphasis on College Student Affairs at California Lutheran University.  Emily is a passionate educator who always puts students first and is excited to guide students through the admissions process.

Santa Monica, CA

Favorite quote
“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Favorite nurse (Real or Fictitious)
Mary Seacole, a Jamaican nurse who tended British soldiers during the Crimean War.

Favorite part of working at CDI
Watching students grow from nervous new applicants into confident nurses, ready to take on the world.


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