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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

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September 24th 2015:Holistic Admissions Process: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

Ever wonder what colleges mean by the phrase: holistic admissions process? Curious about what really happens around the selection committee table in a college admissions office? In this week's episode, Ian Fisher, Becky Leichtling, and Laurie Peltier are going to take listeners through a mock admissions session. Using case studies we’ve put together, they'll offer insight into some of the ins and outs of the process at the more selective level, looking at admissions and the role that financial aid can play in the selection process. This is a rare opportunity to peek behind the curtain!

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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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Becky Leichtling

Becky Leichtling found her passion for college admissions early on. As an undergraduate at Carleton College, she was a tour guide and senior intern, and becoming an alumni interviewer after graduation. Her admissions career continued at Tufts University, where she was responsible for the recruitment, applications, and enrollment of students from the Southwest, Midwest, and northern New England. She also helped develop the prospective student experience by coordinating tour guide and student outreach programs, and managing accepted student open houses. Becky worked closely with coaches as an athletic liaison at Tufts, has consulted with multiple college access non-profit organizations to im
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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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