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tim eilola serves as an admissions representative at olivet college. as a recent college graduate himself, tim is passionate about helping students explore their own educational opportunities.

“i especially enjoy working with students from northern michigan and the upper peninsula because i grew up in sault ste. marie,” tim said. “talking to students who come from a similar background to me is great. also, i am passionate about admissions because i grew up in the field. my father has over 30 years of experience in admissions, so following in his footsteps is a dream come true.”   

prior to joining the admissions team, tim connected with fellow students at his alma mater as a tour guide and new student orientation leader. through these roles, tim helped welcome high school students and first-year students to campus and also developed his relationship-building, communication and customer service skills. in addition, tim also gained a variety of experience in sports management through his path of study.

tim emphasizes that olivet college is a place where all are welcomed and a relationship-based education is at the forefront. he works with students from the thumb area, northern michigan and the upper peninsula.