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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Thursday at 1 PM Pacific

April 29th 2021: Gap Year Options; Athletic Recruits; Project Management Tips

Wanting a break before starting college or looking for something interesting to do before applying? Rebecca Barr of Education First will join this week’s podcast to discuss gap year options through Education First. We also have advice on what to be doing now if you hope to be recruited athlete and project management tips for parents helping their students apply to college.

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Jeanne Mahan

Jeanne Mahan has significant experience in financial aid at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She was a financial aid coordinator at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and a senior financial aid counselor at Quinsigamond Community College. Jeanne has served as an ambassador for Massachusetts Education Finance Authority, visiting high schools and meeting with parents and students to discuss how to fund a college education. She has also presented to various groups involved in college awareness and readiness. Jeanne graduated from Emmanuel College with a bachelors degree in French language and literature, earned a certificate of French language from the Sorbonne, and a masters pr
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Kennon Dick

Kennon Dick has devoted almost his entire career to the admissions profession. He comes to College Coach from the admissions staff at Swarthmore College where he performed the duties of Associate Dean of Admissions for eight years. In that capacity, he training new deans for the reading process, trained and coordinated parttime readers, managed the admissions database, and served as the athletics department liaison. He has been active in the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling, presented workshops at the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling and copresented a workshop at the national Summit Conference. A graduate of the College of William and Mary
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Rebecca Barr

Ever since taking her own gap year in Turkey, Rebecca has been passionate about the benefits of a global education. Now as the Strategic Partnerships Manager at EF Gap Year, Rebecca works with institutional partners including counselors, educational partners, and colleges to make more gap experiences possible. Having lived, studied, and worked in countries across the globe, she loves to use her global skills as a part of the EF Gap Year team to help other young people find their passions through a gap. She believes that no matter who you are, where you want to go, or what you want to do with your life, a gap will make your path better, clearer, and much more interesting. A gap year is for ev
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