Dr. Matthew Greene is President of Matthew Greene Educational Consulting, LLC. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Dartmouth College (1990) where he majored in history modified with government. He joined his family's firm, Howard Greene & Associates in 1997 after earning both his Master’s Degree in Public Policy and his Doctorate in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. In 2014, he started his own consultancy, and now practices independently, counseling families on secondary school, college, and graduate school admission, as well as career planning, in Connecticut, New York, nationally, and internationally.
Matthew is the author of Learning about School Violence, and is co-author with Howard Greene of the books in the Greenes’ Guides to Educational Planning series. Over the years, they have written regularly for Knight Ridder-Tribune News Service and University Business Magazine, and now CollegeBoundNews. Matthew and Howard co-hosted two PBS television programs, “Ten Steps to College with the Greenes” and “Paying for College with the Greenes.” Their latest books are a Third Edition of The Hidden Ivies (HarperCollins) and College Grad Seeks Future (St. Martin’s Press). Matthew is a frequent presenter on educational planning and college admissions, and is trained in mediation and conflict resolution techniques. He has appeared in People and Bloomberg Magazine, and is frequently interviewed on educational issues by such news media as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, News 12 Connecticut, and NPR radio programs. He also presents educational planning sessions for Tuesday’s Children, the Parents League, CollegeWeekLive, public libraries, and other organizations.
Matthew is past President of the Hopkins School Alumni/ae Association Board, and past Vice-President of the Dartmouth Class of 1990, as well as past Co-Chair of the Wilton Education Foundation. Matthew has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and now as a member of the Senior Board of Advisors of the Family and Children’s Agency in Norwalk, CT. He is Vice-Chair of the Alumni Board of the Dartmouth Partners in Community Service Program, and has served as a Trustee of Suffield Academy, and the National Society for the Gifted & Talented. He is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling and the Higher Education Consultants Association.
A longtime guitarist and singer, Matthew plays in a local band and on his own, sees as much live music as possible, and enjoys biking, tennis, paddle/platform tennis, running, and skiing. He lives in Wilton, Connecticut, with his wife and four children.