Laura Sanders


Laura Sanders
Associate Director

Laura has been with College of Charleston since 2002 and is based in the upstate of South Carolina. In addition to recruiting freshman to the College, she works closely with transfer students. 


Laura's region:  Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, Greenville, Greenwood, Lancaster, Laurens, McCormick, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, Union and York counties

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Where are you from? 

Pelzer, South Carolina

What did you study in college?

Criminal Justice/Sociology

What advice do you have for prospective students?

Research schools and apply early.

What advice do you have for parents of prospective students?

Allow your student to make decisions.

What is your favorite Charleston tradition?


What is your favorite spot on campus?

The Cistern Yard.

What hobby do you wish you had more time for?


What is your favorite place to eat in Charleston?

Page's Okra Grill in Mount Pleasant.

What is the best advice you've been given?

Spend time with your parents. 

What is your favorite off-campus hangout?

Sullivan's Island.

What celebrity would play you in the movie of your life?

Ellen Degeneres.

Do you have pets?


What talent do you have that would surprise your friends?

I'm a good cook.

What is the moment you knew you were a Charlestonian?

When I tripped and fell on the bricks.

What is the best concert you have seen in Charleston?

Darius Rucker.

What is the hardest class you have ever taken?


If you could go to college again, what major would you choose?

Historic Preservation.

What is the last great book that you have read?

The Bible.