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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Thursday at 1 PM Pacific

February 26th 2015:Choosing A College Essay Topic: How to Get Started

Standardized tests are a key component of most college applications. But when should students start taking the SAT or ACT, and how far in advance should they begin to prepare for the tests? We'll talk through these questions with Jake Neuberg, CEO of Revolution Prep. We'll also welcome College Coach finance expert Kathy Ruby to discuss putting together a college list that factors finances and the ability to pay into the equation. For those students and parents who are starting to think about the college essay, College Coach admissions expert Ian Fisher will join us to talk through the first bi

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Jake Neuberg

Jake Neuberg has been helping students get better grades and test scores for 20 years, initially as a top rated instructor for Kaplan and since 2002 as the co-founder and co-CEO of Revolution Prep. Revolution Prep is a world-wide leader in providing test preparation and academic tutoring to students of all ages. Its research-based educational philosophy, which builds on Stanford University professor Carol Dweck’s work, is designed to develop a “Growth Mindset” in students. Revolution’s full time tutor faculty, who average more than 10 times the industry norm in both hours of training and hours of 1 on 1 instruction experience, works with students to drive long term growth in their ab
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Kathy Ruby

With a career that has spanned numerous colleges and universities, Kathy Ruby offers College Coach students and families a thorough knowledge of the college finance landscape. Most recently assistant vice president of enrollment and dean of student financial aid at St. Olaf College, Kathy has extensive experience counseling families on financial aid applications (both the FAFSA and the CSS Profile), calculating awards, and reviewing appeals. In addition, her work developing financial aid practices with St. Olaf’s admissions office has given her a thorough understanding of institutional financial aid awarding policies. Kathy holds a degree in economics from Carleton College and a master’s i
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Ian Brook Fisher

Ian Brook Fisher comes to College Coach with a unique history as an educational advisor. A graduate of Reed College with a Master’s from Stanford University, Ian discovered his passion for admissions work while still a student. Reading applications and interviewing students during his senior year at Reed, he was immediately recruited to join the admissions department as a full-fledged officer, working with students from the southwestern United States and Asia. His diverse educational experience has helped him successfully guide students of all interests, from those looking at large state schools, to others interested in small liberal arts colleges and the Ivy League. Ian holds a Bachelor’s
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation 23/10/2017 03:00 23/10/2017 04:00 Getting In: A College Coach Conversation https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation Standardized tests are a key component of most college applications. But when should students start taking the SAT or ACT, and how far in advance should they begin to prepare for the tests? We'll talk through these questions with Jake Neuberg, CEO of Revolution Prep. We'll also welcome College Coach finance expert Kathy Ruby to discuss putting together a college list that factors finances and the ability to pay into the equation. For those students and parents who are starting to think about the college essay, College Coach admissions expert Ian Fisher will join us to talk through the first big step: choosing an appropriate topic. As always, we'll wrap up the episode by answering your admissions and finance questions. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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