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Freshman Admissions Counselors

Bridget LeMaire

Admissions Counselor

Bridget is a St. Charles, Illinois native whose parents got engaged at NIU.  NIU feels like a second family to her and she loves making her coworkers laugh. She also enjoys hearing students’ stories. “Every story is unique. Every student comes from a different background. I like to hear about students’ journeys and why they chose NIU.”

NIU Superpowers

  • Helping first-year students make their admissions experience as fun and easy as possible

What makes her tick

  • Her close relationship with her family and three sisters
  • A newfound love for Kettlebell training
  • Shopping for shoes, purses, dresses and more

The secret life of Bridget

  • She loves Christmas – she even has a countdown going
  • She can sing the alphabet backward
  • She can answer trivia about any celebrity in Hollywood

Words to live by

“Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ― A.A. Milne

(author of Winnie-the-Pooh). My mom gave me this quote in a frame and it is very close to my heart.

Bridgette Lemaire

Office of Admissions
Williston Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: 815-753-0446
Toll-free: 800-892-3050


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