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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Thursday at 1 PM Pacific

September 17th 2015:Oh Canada!: Attending and Paying for College North of the Border

While most of our content focuses on the almost 3,000 four year colleges and universities in the United States, there are lots of options for advanced study in Canada as well. In this week’s show we’re going to talk about the Canadian university system from both the admissions and finance side of things. We’ll talk about the differences in our systems in terms of the admissions process, what to expect as a student and how much more—or less—expensive the universities really are. We’re also going to continue our series on supplemental essays with a segment on prompts from the University of Notre

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Steve Brennan

Mr. Brennan has many years of college counseling experience in both college and secondary school environments. Most recently, Mr. Brennan was Associate Dean of Admission at Occidental College, where he coordinated international admissions and worked most closely with students from the Midwest, Hawai`i, and California, while also co-chairing the admissions committee. Before starting at Oxy, Mr. Brennan served as the Director of College Counseling for College Connections Hawai`i, a non-profit agency in Honolulu that focused on helping first generation, Native Hawaiian, and other students access higher education. Mr. Brennan also worked for Marquette University as a regional representative
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Laurie Peltier

Laurie Peltier spent more than twenty years in financial aid at the college and university level prior to joining College Coach. Ms. Peltier graduated from Bentley University with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, and completed her Master's in Business Administration at Anna Maria College, where she also served as Financial Aid Director. In addition, she was an Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Becker College and has worked as a consultant with several other colleges in Massachusetts. Ms. Peltier is an expert in many aspects of the field, but the combination of her professional commitment to and personal interest in helping families understand the financial aid process has resulted in p
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Kara Courtois

Kara Courtois has spent her entire career dedicated to working in education and admissions. She began and developed her admissions career at Barnard College, part of Columbia University, where she was responsible for recruiting students from New York State and then became the director of international recruitment, overseeing the recruitment, application and enrollment of domestic, European, and Canadian students. Prior to working in admissions, Kara volunteered as a classroom teacher with Americorps and also taught high school in the Washington, DC and San Francisco areas. She has a Bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in medieval studies from the University of Notre Dame and a Master
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation 19/10/2017 01:00 19/10/2017 02:00 Getting In: A College Coach Conversation https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation While most of our content focuses on the almost 3,000 four year colleges and universities in the United States, there are lots of options for advanced study in Canada as well. In this week’s show we’re going to talk about the Canadian university system from both the admissions and finance side of things. We’ll talk about the differences in our systems in terms of the admissions process, what to expect as a student and how much more—or less—expensive the universities really are. We’re also going to continue our series on supplemental essays with a segment on prompts from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Michigan. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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