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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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Regular Decision Results; Living Off Campus

Listen to this episode of Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to hear trends from the 2022 admission cycle.

Posted on May 18th, 2022 by Elizabeth Heaton, College Admissions Consultant
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MEET AN ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

Meet an Admissions Counselor: Nicole Doyle

Get to know college admissions consultant Nicole Doyle. Nicole previously worked in admissions at College of the Holy Cross and Skidmore College.

Posted on May 17th, 2022 by Nicole Doyle, College Admissions Consultant
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Hear from the Deans: Babson, Olin, and Wellesley College Deans Join

Tune into the Getting In podcast to hear from three college deans about their consortium bringing together entrepreneurship, engineering, and the liberal arts.

Posted on May 13th, 2022 by Elizabeth Heaton, College Admissions Consultant
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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING

When the College Counselor Becomes the Parent

After many years as a college admissions consultant, it was recently time to guide my own child through the application process. Here’s my advice.

Posted on May 12th, 2022 by Mary Sue Youn, College Admissions Consultant
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COLLEGE LOAN ADVICE

Breaking News: Student Loan Interest Rates Rise!

For students and parents borrowing loans between July 2022 and June 2023, we now know what the federal student loan interest rates will be.

Posted on May 11th, 2022 by Shannon Vasconcelos, College Finance Consultant
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COLLEGE APPLICATIONS

How to Approach the AMCAS Experiences Section

While med school application essays matter, students shouldn’t overlook the importance of the experiences section of the AMCAS.

Posted on May 10th, 2022 by Lauren DiProspero, College Admissions Consultant
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COLLEGE LOAN ADVICE

Student Loan Pause and More Federal Student Loan Updates

Our college finance expert explains how the recent federal student loan developments may impact borrowers.

Posted on May 5th, 2022 by Michelle Clifton, College Finance Consultant
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Waitlists; A Senior’s Admissions Story; Tax Season College Saving

Tune into this episode of Getting In: A College Coach Conversation to learn strategies to employ if you’ve been waitlisted.

Posted on May 4th, 2022 by Elizabeth Heaton, College Admissions Consultant
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CHOOSING THE RIGHT COLLEGE

The Value of Asian American Studies Programs

In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we look at the resurgence of Asian American studies programs across the country.

Posted on May 3rd, 2022 by Ian Brook Fisher, College Admissions Consultant
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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING

4 Tips for Finding College Admissions Advice You Can Trust

When it comes to applying to college, everyone has an opinion. But which college admissions advice should you trust?

Posted on April 28th, 2022 by Kimberly Asselta, College Admissions Consultant

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