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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

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September 10th 2015:The New PSAT: What's Changing and Why It Matters

Did you know that the College Board will give students a preview of the new SAT this October when they sit for the PSAT? Designed as a practice for the real thing, the PSAT will roll out a shorter version of the test that will debut in March 2016. Jake Neuberg of Revolution Prep will join us to go through the changes and what they mean for students taking the test this fall. If you're already in college, we'll be talking about looking for scholarships while you're an enrolled student. And in the next in a series on the supplementary essay prompts required by a number of colleges, we'll take a

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Karen Spencer

Karen Spencer has worked in education for her entire career. After graduating from Valparaiso University in Indiana, she went on to receive her master in education degree from the University of Virginia. Her love of education began when she was a tour guide at Valpo and in the admissions office of the Curry School of Education at UVA. She began her professional work in residence life at Hope College (MI) and then at Franklin & Marshall College (PA) in admissions. Most recently Karen worked as the assistant director of undergraduate admissions at Georgetown University (DC) where she was responsible for recruitment and transfer admissions, and sat on the admissions committee for the McDonou
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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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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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Jan Marie Combs

Prior to joining College Coach, Jan Marie Combs served as a high school guidance counselor and assisted students with their college admission, financial aid, and scholarship applications. Before that, she determined student financial aid eligibility, oversaw a number of scholarship and fellowship programs, and worked closely with students to guide them through the financial aid application process as an assistant director in the undergraduate financial aid office at Boston University and as a director at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education financial aid office. Jan also spent nine years working in education finance for two national lenders, where she counseled students on s
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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 Did you know that the College Board will give students a preview of the new SAT this October when they sit for the PSAT? Designed as a practice for the real thing, the PSAT will roll out a shorter version of the test that will debut in March 2016. Jake Neuberg of Revolution Prep will join us to go through the changes and what they mean for students taking the test this fall. If you're already in college, we'll be talking about looking for scholarships while you're an enrolled student. And in the next in a series on the supplementary essay prompts required by a number of colleges, we'll take a look at Wake Forest's five additional required essays. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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