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Ryan Kelley

College Admissions Consultant

 

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Stonehill College

Bachelor of Arts in English

Fordham University

Master of Science in Management

Before coming to College Coach, I worked for Fordham University, a selective private university, Roger Williams University, a small liberal arts program, and The University of Colorado Boulder, a flagship state institution. These varied experiences broadened my perspective of college admissions across a wide variety of institutional types. I have worked closely with both freshman and transfer applicants. Throughout my time in college admissions, I engaged with a wide variety of students, from future engineers and business students to artists and journalists, and many others.  As a former college soccer player, I also enjoyed worked with college athletes. While at Fordham, I was responsible for the transfer application process. I created a more transparent application that was easier to navigate and added more events to help transfers feel more welcome on campus.  At Fordham, I was the Gabelli School of Business Honors Program liaison, and at CU, I oversaw the freshman application review process. In this role, I worked closely with representatives from all programs on campus, including the Leeds School of Business, the College of Engineering, and College of Arts and Sciences. I also chaired the admission and merit scholarship committees, which made final decisions on admission and scholarships.

Featured Blogs from Ryan

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT COLLEGE

The College Admission Process at Less Selective Colleges

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT COLLEGE

Colleges That Change Lives: Big Opportunities at Small Schools

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MEET AN ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

Meet an Admissions Counselor: Ryan Kelley

All Blogs from Ryan

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT COLLEGE

The College Admission Process at Less Selective Colleges

Read on and see why some less selective colleges and universities may be your 'port in the storm' of the college admission process.

Posted on August 3rd, 2021
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CHOOSING THE RIGHT COLLEGE

Colleges That Change Lives: Big Opportunities at Small Schools

The Colleges That Change Lives, at their core, are focused on building a community on campus conducive to educating students in mind, body, and spirit. 

Posted on May 6th, 2021
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MEET AN ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

Meet an Admissions Counselor: Ryan Kelley

Formerly in admissions at Fordham, Ryan, an admissions counselor at Bright Horizons College Coach, now helps students navigate the application process.

Posted on April 22nd, 2021

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