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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Thursday at 1 PM Pacific

April 23rd 2015:Ivy League Admissions: How to Stand Out

Ever wonder how you or your child can stand out in the ultra-competitive Ivy League admissions process? The answer is developing a distinguishing excellence. In a continuation of a discussion begun in our last episode of Getting In, we will be answering your questions about what a distinguishing excellence is, and how students can both identify and work towards developing one. For those students aspiring to a professional field of study such as veterinary medicine, pharmacy, or physical therapy, former Cornell senior admissions officer Marj Southworth will be sharing her advice on high school

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Marj Southworth

Marj Southworth has a wealth of experience in undergraduate, transfer and graduate admissions, as well as experience with continuing and adult education in both public and private colleges and universities. Her professional background covers the full spectrum of higher education experiences, from small liberal arts colleges, including Smith and Mount Holyoke Colleges, to the large, co-ed Cornell University. Most recently a senior admissions officer at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Marj has recruited from the U.S. and abroad, chaired many selection committees, and read thousands of applications. In addition to a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Hawaii, She has a Master
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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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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation 21/11/2017 03:00 21/11/2017 04:00 Getting In: A College Coach Conversation https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation Ever wonder how you or your child can stand out in the ultra-competitive Ivy League admissions process? The answer is developing a distinguishing excellence. In a continuation of a discussion begun in our last episode of Getting In, we will be answering your questions about what a distinguishing excellence is, and how students can both identify and work towards developing one. For those students aspiring to a professional field of study such as veterinary medicine, pharmacy, or physical therapy, former Cornell senior admissions officer Marj Southworth will be sharing her advice on high school curriculum and extracurricular activity choices. Finally, Kathy Ruby is back to discuss the important question of whether or not a student should work while in college VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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