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College admissions and finance advice from the experts. The Insider blog is where College Coach experts weigh in on the latest college admissions topics. We cover everything from application timelines and strategies to tips on financing your child's education.
                       

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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING

Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions

Listen as host Beth Heaton welcomes bestselling author Jeffrey Selingo to discuss the concept of “buyers” and “sellers” in college admissions.

Posted on December 2nd, 2021 by College Coach Guest Author, Guest Author
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COLLEGE VISITS

The Challenges of College Admissions in the COVID Era

We hear from a Colgate University admission officer about how COVID affected his work in 2020 and 2021.

Posted on December 1st, 2021 by College Coach Guest Author, Guest Author
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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING

Writing Your Best Essay; Gap Years; Student Loan Servicers

Join host Beth Heaton as she welcomes guests to discuss loan servicers, writing college essays, and gap year options.

Posted on November 24th, 2021 by College Coach Guest Author, Guest Author
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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING

Post of Gratitude: We Love Our Community Partnerships!

Bright Horizons College Coach® gives thanks for our wonderful community partners at Big Brothers Big Sisters and ZUMIX, and the students they allow us to serve.

Posted on November 23rd, 2021 by Alex Gonzalez, College Finance Consultant
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COLLEGE APPLICATIONS

Tips for Seniors Just Getting Started

Any seniors out there just getting started on the college process? We have advice on what to do now in terms of applying to college and paying for it. We’re also walking you through the supplemental essays required by the University of Southern California as part of the application.

Posted on November 17th, 2021 by College Coach Guest Author, Guest Author
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APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

[Video] What Can You Do After Submitting Your Financial Aid Applications

Watch this brief video to learn about steps you can take after submitting the FAFSA.

Posted on November 16th, 2021 by Alex Bickford, College Finance Consultant
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COLLEGE LOAN ADVICE

PSLF Limited Waiver: Steps to Take

The Department of Education announced temporary changes to the requirements of Public Student Loan Forgiveness. Learn the steps to take now.

Posted on November 15th, 2021 by Michelle Clifton, College Finance Consultant
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MEET AN ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

Meet an Admissions Counselor: Vanessa Garrido-Glogower

Next in our popular Meet an Admissions Counselor series, we’re introducing Vanessa Garrido-Glogower, a former admissions officer at Reed College.

Posted on November 11th, 2021 by Vanessa Garrido Glogower, College Admissions Consultant
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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING

Villanova Supplemental Essay Prompts; Listener Q&A

Tune into this episode of Getting In: A College Coach Conversation for advice on approaching the Villanova supplemental essay prompts.

Posted on November 10th, 2021 by College Coach Guest Author, Guest Author
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FINDING SCHOLARSHIPS

How do Test Optional Schools Award Merit Scholarships?

Wondering how colleges will award merit scholarships without test scores? Read on to learn about other important factors admission offices consider.

Posted on November 9th, 2021 by Jennifer Willcox, College Finance Consultant

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