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Waitlists; A Senior’s Admissions Story; Tax Season College Saving

Getting In A College Coach Conversation
Elizabeth Heaton

Written by Elizabeth Heatonon May 4th, 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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Did you receive one of the dreaded “not a no but not a yes” waitlist offers? There are some strategies you can employ, and we’ll share them on the show today. It’s also tax season, and we have some tax-advantaged ways for you to save for college. Finally, one of our own seniors joins the show to share his college search, application, and decision process. 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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