Emily Halling

Assistant Director

Emily serves as the assistant director of AdviseMI. In her role, she focuses on the recruitment and retention of college advisers as well as their training and professional development of college advisers across the state in an effort to ensure high school students are college and career ready. 

Emily worked as a house mom at The Daughter Project, a group home for victims of sex trafficking. Emily also worked as a program assistant for the Ginsberg Center at the University of Michigan-Flint. In this role, Emily implemented, designed, and oversaw Family Reading Nights at low-income housing communities.

Emily graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in social work. During her undergraduate studies, Emily interned at the Boys and Girls Club of greater Flint where she led a group for elementary-aged children on peace and sustainability. She earned her master's degree in social work from the University of Michigan in 2016, where she completed an internship at Alternatives for Girls in Southwest Detroit. Through this internship, she helped lead the New Choices outreach and prevention program. Her education was fueled by the support of her parents and social work cohort.

Emily loves to spend her time cooking, reading, discovering new restaurants, and spending time with her dog, Bandit.

University of Michigan Flint Bachelor of Social Work
University of Michigan Master of Social Work