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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

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January 14th 2016:Not a Joiner?: Extracurricular Activity Ideas for the Kid Who Hates Clubs

Extracurricular activities are important. After course selection, grades, and test scores, applicants' activities outside of the classroom can be a significant factor in admissions process at many colleges. So what do you do if your child isn't interested in doing much of anything? In another segment in our extracurricular activities series, we have some ideas to help that kid who isn't a joiner get more involved. Financial aid policies can change from state to state. With that in mind, we'll be helping you understand college financial aid in your state. Finally, homeschooled students face ext

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Sally Ganga

Sally Ganga’s most recent college admissions role was at the University of Chicago, where she was associate director of admissions and ran the application reading and scholarship process. Previously she had worked at Whittier College in the Los Angeles area as an associate director of admissions. She graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon with a B.A. in history, beginning her admissions career there first as a tour guide and then as an intern in the admission office before being hired after graduation as an assistant dean of admission. After leaving college admissions, Sally became the director of college counseling at both the Archer School for Girls and Chadwick School in the
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Kathy Ruby

With a career that has spanned numerous colleges and universities, Kathy Ruby offers College Coach students and families a thorough knowledge of the college finance landscape. Most recently assistant vice president of enrollment and dean of student financial aid at St. Olaf College, Kathy has extensive experience counseling families on financial aid applications (both the FAFSA and the CSS Profile), calculating awards, and reviewing appeals. In addition, her work developing financial aid practices with St. Olaf’s admissions office has given her a thorough understanding of institutional financial aid awarding policies. Kathy holds a degree in economics from Carleton College and a master’s i
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Peter Silberman

Dr. Peter Silberman began his professional career in higher education at his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as an assistant dean. During his tenure at Penn, Peter worked with high school students from all over the country, including Southern California, the Midwest, Alaska, Hawaii, and the Pacific Northwest. In 2010, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his doctorate in Education at UCLA, and in 2011 took a position as an upper school dean and college counselor at Harvard-Westlake School. In addition to his work for College Coach, Peter is currently an assistant professor of education, teaching in the doctoral program at Lincoln Memorial University in Northeast Tenn
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Kimberly Asselta

Kimberly Asselta’s admission career began as a student tour guide for the admission office at Stonehill College. She started her professional career as an admission counselor at College of the Holy Cross, where she was a member of the admission committee, a liaison to the athletic department, coordinator of transfer admission and also oversaw the tour guide program. Most recently, Kimberly was the senior associate director of undergraduate admission at Babson College. There, she was responsible for the strategy, implementation and publication of all marketing materials; coordination of recruitment travel; and the selection of the college’s Presidential and Weissman Scholars, in addition to
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