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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Thursday at 1 PM Pacific

July 28th 2016:Scholarship and Student Loan Scams, Schools Out Summer Application Workshop, Tips for Travelling to College

There are a lot of companies and organizations out there making big promises when it comes to scholarships and student loans. If something sounds too good to be true, guess what? It probably is. Join us as we take a closer look at scholarship and loan scams. We’ll also have another segment in our School’s Out Summer Application Workshop. We’ll talk some more about presenting extracurricular activity accomplishments and other elements of the application. Make sure you listen in for the homework! Finally, we’ll welcome Danielle Dougan from Student Universe, who will offer some tips on making tra

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Zaragoza Guerra

Zaragoza Guerra spent most of his admissions career as an admissions officer for two Institutes of Technology reading thousands of applications as well as chairing and serving on various admissions committees. As an associate director of admissions at MIT, he directed overall recruitment and yield activities, as well as international, transfer, and special student admissions. He also served as an assistant director of admissions for Caltech, where he handled specialized student recruitment and reviewed domestic and international student files. Zaragoza was also director of admissions for the Boston Conservatory, overseeing recruitment and auditions for students interested in music, theatre
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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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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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Danielle Dougan

Danielle Dougan is the Public Relations Manager at StudentUniverse, the world's leading travel booking service for students and youth. She joined StudentUniverse in 2014 to build a public relations program from scratch. Prior to StudentUniverse, Danielle spent the first chapter of her career in high-tech agency public relations. Her career began at BluePoint Venture Marketing before she helped launch ThinkMedia PARTNERS (which was acquired by Matter Communications) and then she spent three years as an account manager at fama PR in Boston. In these roles, Danielle successfully raised the profile of both early stage and multi-billion dollar tech companies in the US and abroad. Danielle caugh
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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 There are a lot of companies and organizations out there making big promises when it comes to scholarships and student loans. If something sounds too good to be true, guess what? It probably is. Join us as we take a closer look at scholarship and loan scams. We’ll also have another segment in our School’s Out Summer Application Workshop. We’ll talk some more about presenting extracurricular activity accomplishments and other elements of the application. Make sure you listen in for the homework! Finally, we’ll welcome Danielle Dougan from Student Universe, who will offer some tips on making travel arrangements to get to and from college. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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