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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Thursday at 1 PM Pacific

December 10th 2015:You Didn't Get In Early: Now What?

So you sent in a few early applications and figured you were done. Now you've gotten the results and they're not good: no acceptances and mostly denials. Don't panic--Kara Courtois is here to help! Join us for advice about finding some safer options and triaging the application process so that you can get some more applications out within the next few weeks and get better news in the spring. Future doctors may be investigating BS/MD programs that allow them to combine undergrad and grad admissions into one process. Mary Sue Youn will drop by to discuss how that works. Finally, Jeanne Mahan wil

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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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Mary Sue Youn

Mary Sue Youn joined College Coach after many years in college admissions, most recently at Barnard College, where she served as the senior associate director of admissions. As the senior manager of the admissions staff, Mary Sue coordinated admissions recruitment travel, and trained and directed the application reading and review process. She chaired the admissions committee and reviewed thousands of applications from both first-year and transfer admissions applicants. Prior to her tenure at Barnard, Mary Sue was an admissions counselor at Whittier College and directed the merit scholarship process for the college. A graduate of Cornell University, she began her admissions career as an al
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Jeanne Mahan

Jeanne Mahan has significant experience in financial aid at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She was a financial aid coordinator at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and a senior financial aid counselor at Quinsigamond Community College. Jeanne has served as an ambassador for Massachusetts Education Finance Authority, visiting high schools and meeting with parents and students to discuss how to fund a college education. She also has presented to various groups involved in college awareness and readiness. Jeanne graduated from Emmanuel College with a Bachelor’s degree in French language and literature, earned a Certificate of French Language from the Sorbonne,
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation 23/10/2017 03:00 23/10/2017 04:00 Getting In: A College Coach Conversation https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation So you sent in a few early applications and figured you were done. Now you've gotten the results and they're not good: no acceptances and mostly denials. Don't panic--Kara Courtois is here to help! Join us for advice about finding some safer options and triaging the application process so that you can get some more applications out within the next few weeks and get better news in the spring. Future doctors may be investigating BS/MD programs that allow them to combine undergrad and grad admissions into one process. Mary Sue Youn will drop by to discuss how that works. Finally, Jeanne Mahan will walk us through some additional things to consider as you enter the education loan payment phase. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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