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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Thursday at 1 PM Pacific

March 26th 2015:Waitlisted: The New Rejection Letter?

Wondering what it means to be waitlisted and, more importantly, what the likelihood is that your application will actually get switched from waitlist to admit? We'll get some answers from former Swarthmore senior admissions officer Kennon Dick, who will also discuss what students can do to improve--or decrease--those odds. Greg Grauman, assistant vice provost of undergraduate admissions at American University, will join us to share what test optional really means at the institutions that practice it. College finance expert Jeanne Mahan offers tips for reducing college costs once you are enroll

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Greg Grauman

Greg Grauman, assistant vice provost for undergraduate admissions at American University, is responsible for overseeing the recruitment, admission, and conversion of the university’s undergraduate students. He has served in this role since 2008. His professional involvement has included membership in the National Association for College Admission Counseling, Hawaii Association for College Admission Counseling, and the Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling. Greg is called upon frequently to share his expertise on the college admission process. Prior to coming to American University, he served as the Director of US Admissions at the American University of Rome a
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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 part-time 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 co-presented a workshop at the national Summit Conference. A graduate of the College of William and
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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 University’s 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 also has presented to various groups involved in college awareness and readiness. Jeanne graduated from Emmanuel College with a Bachelor’s degree in French language and literature, earned a Certificate of French Language from the Sorbonne,
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation 12/12/2017 03:00 12/12/2017 04:00 Getting In: A College Coach Conversation https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation Wondering what it means to be waitlisted and, more importantly, what the likelihood is that your application will actually get switched from waitlist to admit? We'll get some answers from former Swarthmore senior admissions officer Kennon Dick, who will also discuss what students can do to improve--or decrease--those odds. Greg Grauman, assistant vice provost of undergraduate admissions at American University, will join us to share what test optional really means at the institutions that practice it. College finance expert Jeanne Mahan offers tips for reducing college costs once you are enrolled, including some tax breaks you may not know about. In our final segment, we'll take your questions, so send them to us at gettingin.voiceamerica@gmail.com. Even better--call us during the show at 866-472-5788. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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