Archana Desai

Associate College Counselor

Ms. Desai grew up in Bombay, India, before coming to Purdue University in 1987, where she earned a Ph.D. in Industrial and Physical Pharmacy. She began teaching pharmacy at Midwestern University in Downers Grove in 1993 and worked as a tenured associate professor until 2010 and as an adjunct professor since then. She has mentored students with Chicago Scholars and also worked as an independent college counselor with Innovative College Counseling since 2016. She enjoys reading, gardening, travelling, watching movies, and spending time with family.