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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

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January 07th 2016:The Coalition App: What You Need to Know Now

In the fall of 2015, a coalition of US colleges and universities, including all of the Ivies and a number of other highly selective public and private institutions announced the creation of a new application. Their stated goals for the new form are to offer an alternative to the Common and Universal applications and increase access. You may be wondering what this all means for you, and we're going to tell you. We're also going to answer the most frequently asked questions about the FAFSA. Finally, we're featuring ideas for students interested in writing and English in the next segment in our E

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Abigail Anderson

Abigail Anderson comes to College Coach from Reed College, where she directed multiple domestic and international recruitment territories (New England, Mid-Atlantic, Europe, the Americas), read thousands of applications, and managed more than 20 student workers and 200 alumni volunteers. Committed to increasing college access and demystifying the college application process, she worked with colleagues to develop free, accessible programming for high school juniors wanting to jump start the application process and improve essay writing skills. Abigail started her admissions career Emma Willard School, a highly-selective all-girls’ boarding school that also is one of the oldest girls’ schools
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Lisa Albro

Lisa Albro brings a wealth of knowledge to College Coach in both secondary and post-secondary education. She served as the Associate Director of Admissions for her alma mater, Goucher College, where she was responsible for recruitment of students from New York, New Jersey and twenty other states. At Goucher, she oversaw the student, alumni and parent volunteer admissions programs. Lisa also served as Director of College Counseling at Solomon Schechter Day School of Essex and Union in West Orange, NJ, and as Director of College Counseling at Xavier High School in Manhattan. Lisa has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Goucher College, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction from G
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Michelle Clifton

Michelle Clifton has spent the majority of her professional career in higher education. She began her career at Rhode Island School of Design, working with student accounts and student loans. At Babson College, she worked in a variety of roles within Student Financial Services, including financial aid, student loans, and student accounts. She most recently served as Babson’s associate director of financial aid, providing financial aid counseling for undergraduate and graduate students, reviewing and awarding applications, processing appeals, and overseeing all loan processes. Michelle is an active member of the Massachusetts Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and volunteers
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