Assistant Director of Financial Aid


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Hope Smedley has six years of financial aid experience in public and private institution settings. Prior to Hopkins, Hope worked at Towson University in many roles within the financial aid office, and has extensive experience and knowledge in financial aid, managing federal and institutional aid programs, and counseling students and families. Before working in financial aid, Hope was a youth director for high school students and has a passion to see young adults reach their goals. 

My advice to students:  For most students, going away to college is one of biggest seasons of change in their live.  I encourage you to embrace the change and embrace the hard things.  Strive to get out of your comfort zone as go through each new experience. 

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” Maya Angelou