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Naviance; Supplemental Essays; Student Loan Program Updates

Getting In A College Coach Conversation
Elizabeth Heaton

Written by Elizabeth Heatonon September 29th, 2022

I began my admissions career at the University of Pennsylvania, where I chaired university selection committees, evaluated potential athletic recruits as one of the school's athletics liaisons, and oversaw the university's portfolio of admissions publications. I also served as second chair in the selection committee for the school's flagship interdisciplinary Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology. A frequent contributor to USA TODAY and The Huffington Post and a graduate of Cornell University, I bring exceptional skills to the craft of essay writing paired with experience reading and evaluating thousands of admissions essays. I can offer expert advice on a wide range of college admissions topics, from colleges' expectations for high school curriculum choices and standardized test scores to choosing the right extracurricular activities and essay topics. Prior to joining the University of Pennsylvania, I worked as a public relations professional and served for a decade as a member of the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network.
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Seniors completing the Common App and looking at a long list of supplemental essays may be asking, “But why do I have to write more essays?!” right about now. Becky Konowitz, dean of admissions at Santa Clara University joins the show to answer that question and dig into her own school’s supplemental questions. In other segments, we’re breaking down recent updates re: Federal Student Loan Forgiveness and sharing insight on how to maximize Naviance. To listen to other episodes, visit Getting In: A College Coach Conversation on VoiceAmerica or search for us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. While you’re there, please leave us a rating or review! We appreciate your feedback.


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