Tara Scholder, UNH Admissions Counselor

Tara Scholder

Phone: (603) 862-5292
Office: Admissions, Smith Hall, Durham, NH 03824

Hi! I’m your admissions counselor, Tara. Here’s a little bit about me and what I enjoy most about UNH.  I look forward to working with you!


Where is your favorite place on campus?

Green space/lawns in the center of campus.

What’s your favorite thing to eat on campus?

Buffalo chicken wrap from Wildcatessen.

Favorite memory at UNH?

So many great memories, impossible to choose.

What makes UNH so special?

UNH students, staff, faculty and alumni.

What’s your favorite UNH tradition?

Throwing of the fish after UNH scores first hockey goal.

Where did you grow up?

Moved around – MN, MA, TX, Germany, AL

What college did you attend/degree earned?

B.A. Psychology, Bard College, and MBA, Boston University


two female cats – Sabine (tuxedo), Simka (Maine coon)

Do you have any hidden talents?

I make a pretty mean pizza from scratch.

Any fun facts about yourself?

Started camping two years ago, and on our way to camping in all 12 Maine state parks.

What’s the coolest thing you’ve ever done in your life?

Craziest thing – hiking the Lisengrat in Switzerland.