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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

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February 16th 2017:Everything You Need to Know About the National Merit Scholarship Process and Awards: Applying to College: How Can Parents Help?

It’s that time of year again: National Merit Scholarship finalists have been announced, and students are scrambling to update schools with their new status. How did those students qualify? Does it even matter in the admissions process? And how much money can you win anyway? We’re going to answer all of these questions and more in this week’s episode of Getting In. Applying to college can be very stressful for students and parents, and parental involvement can play a large part in ratcheting up the stress—or dialing it down. We’re going to talk through some ways in which parents can be appropri

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Kristine Sawicki

I grew up in California and attended a big suburban public high school. For college, I chose Reed in Portland, Oregon, where I studied psychology with a focus in behavioral neuroscience. After a year working as a research assistant at Oregon Health & Sciences University, I switched my professional objective and taught at both the middle and high school levels and coached women’s cross-country. Eventually I made my way to admission work and spent the next eleven years at Reed, culminating in a year as Acting Dean. I later moved to California and spent a few years in the Stanford Office of Undergraduate Admission, where I continued to work directly with students both domestic and internation
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Kerrin Lyons’s passion for college admissions began as a student tour guide and senior intern in the admissions office at her alma mater, Hamilton College. After graduation, she spent a year recruiting for Regis College in Massachusetts, and then continued her admissions career at Tufts University. During her 12 years at Tufts, she traveled and represented the university throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Southeast Asia, Africa. In addition to evaluating domestic and international applications, she oversaw the admissions process for Tufts’ dual degree programs with the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston and the New England Conservatory of Music, managed the tour guide and
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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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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 It’s that time of year again: National Merit Scholarship finalists have been announced, and students are scrambling to update schools with their new status. How did those students qualify? Does it even matter in the admissions process? And how much money can you win anyway? We’re going to answer all of these questions and more in this week’s episode of Getting In. Applying to college can be very stressful for students and parents, and parental involvement can play a large part in ratcheting up the stress—or dialing it down. We’re going to talk through some ways in which parents can be appropriately helpful in the process. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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