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Teaching & Architecture Pathways; Teens & Financial Independence

Getting In A College Coach Conversation
Elizabeth Heaton

Written by Elizabeth Heatonon May 17th, 2023

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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​For students who are career minded, we have another Pathways episode. Are you considering being a teacher? College Coach admissions consultants Kara Courtois (a former elementary and high school teacher) and Brian Swann (former program director for the Center for Excellence in Urban Teaching at Hamline University) join us to talk about the ins and outs of the profession. We also have something for future architects! College Coach admissions consultant Kyra Tyler and her husband, Scott Whitebone, architect at HED and graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology, will discuss various architecture career pathways. They’ll touch on architecture, interior architecture, and landscape architecture, as well as degree and licensure nuances. Finally, College Coach finance consultant Chrissy Foran will give some tips for your teen to achieve financial independence. 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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