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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

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January 26th 2017:Scholarships with February and March Deadlines: Community College to Four Year Institution: Office Hours

You may have heard that if you want to apply for scholarships to help pay for college, the key is to start early. But if you procrastinated, you’re in luck, because in this week’s show we’re going to share information about scholarships with February and March deadlines. For those who are investigating community college as an entry point to a four year institution, we’ll be speaking with John Fink, research associate at the Columbia University’s Community College Research Center.

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Shannon Vasconcelos

Shannon Vasconcelos has worked in student financial assistance at Boston University and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she served as the assistant director of financial aid. At Tufts, she was responsible for reviewing financial aid applications, determining financial aid awards, and helping families through the college financing process. In addition, Shannon has served as an active member of the Massachusetts Association of Student Financial Aid Administrator’s Early Awareness and Outreach Committee, as a trainer for the Department of Education’s National Training for Counselors and Mentors, and as a volunteer for FAFSA Day Massachusetts. She has a BA in economics fro
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Emily Toffelmire

I came to College Coach after working for many years in college admissions and high school counseling. Counseling was a career that interested me because, at the low-performing public high school I attended, college guidance was almost non-existent. The inequality of access I saw firsthand inspired me to earn my Master’s of Education and work in public schools. I also spent time at an overseas school in Thailand guiding students through the application process for universities around the world. I later transitioned to admissions at USC, where I began as an assistant director, recruiting and reading thousands of freshman and transfer applications. I later moved on to the USC Dornsife Colleg
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John Fink

John Fink is a Research Associate at the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Columbia University, where he researches community college student transfer patterns and outcomes on national and state levels. In 2016 he authored three national studies on community college transfer students, including a state-by-state report on college transfer outcomes, a "Transfer Playbook" for how colleges can improve transfer success, and a Google-funded study on students who start at a community college and earn bachelor's degrees in computer science. Prior to joining CCRC, he advised transfer students and created a comprehensive support program for community college transfer students at the Univer
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