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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

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June 11th 2015:Getting Started on College Essays: 2015-2016 Common App Essay Prompts, Part 1

For all those rising seniors out there, summer is a great time to start work on your college applications! If you're currently stuck staring at the Common App prompts and wondering where to go from there, don't miss this episode! In part one of a two part series, Ian Fisher will be offering tips and suggestions for approaching the first two prompts on the Common App. We'll also welcome Fordham's Monica Esser to offer her perspective on international admissions to US colleges. Stacey MacPhetres will also walk us through the pros and cons of consolidating college loans.

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Stacey MacPhetres

Stacey MacPhetres has devoted her professional career to education finance. With extensive experience in financial aid administration at Emerson College and Elms College, Stacey has counseled thousands students and families through the financial aid process. In addition, she spent more than a decade working in education finance at JPMorgan Chase, where she was responsible for managing loans for both federal and private loan portfolios. Prior to joining College Coach, Stacey served as a consultant in financial aid for Mount Holyoke College. She holds a bachelor’s in political science from Marist College and a master’s in political communication/marketing from Emerson College. She is a membe
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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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Monica Esser

Monica Esser is the Director of Enrollment Group International Initiatives at Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York. She has directed international undergraduate outreach, recruitment and admission at Fordham for eight years. A graduate of Haverford College (BA) and Lesley University (MA), Monica has advised and taught international students in various university settings for over fifteen years. Last summer she was awarded a Fulbright International Educators Grant to the UK. She has held the position of Recruiting, Advising and Preparation (RAP) Representative to the NAFSA: Association for International Educators Region X Team (NY and NJ). She is currently the head of
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