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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

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April 16th 2015:Admission to the Ivy League: Cracking the Code

Do you or your child aspire to the Ivy League or similarly highly selective colleges? Don't miss this episode of Getting In, when former Yale admissions officer Amy Alexander will join us to discuss the basics of admission to the Ivies, including curriculum choices, extracurricular activities, standardized test scores, and more. We'll also welcome Lisa Albro to the show to go over the importance of demonstrated interest in the admissions process and how to most effectively, well, demonstrate interest! Finally, Jeanne Mahan will share her thoughts on assessing the value of a particular college,

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Amy Alexander

Amy Alexander comes to College Coach after spending 17 years as a independent counselor. She began her admissions career as an assistant director in the Yale University undergraduate admissions office, where she was responsible for applications from a variety of regions, served as a liaison for the swim and lacrosse teams, and coordinated on-campus orientation programs and housing placement. During her time as an independent counselor, she was a member of the National Association of College Admission Counseling and the New Jersey Association of College Admission Counseling. She also volunteered at both the North Star Academy Charter School and St. Benedict’s school in Newark, helping senio
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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. Jeane graduated from Emmanuel College with a Bachelor’s degree in French language and literature, earned a Certificate of French Language from the Sorbonne, and is current
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Lisa Albro

Lisa Albro brings a wealth of knowledge to College Coach in both secondary and post-secondary education. She served as the Associate Director of Admissions for her alma mater, Goucher College, where she was responsible for recruitment of students from New York, New Jersey and twenty other states. At Goucher, she oversaw the student, alumni and parent volunteer admissions programs. Lisa also served as Director of College Counseling at Solomon Schechter Day School of Essex and Union in West Orange, NJ, and as Director of College Counseling at Xavier High School in Manhattan. Lisa has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Goucher College, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction from G
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