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Amanda San Román

Counselor Spotlight: Emily

April 23, 2019, Posted In College Admissions
Amanda

Emily is a college counselor at AcceptU. She received her BA from Middlebury College and has an M.S.Ed. in Higher Education from the University of Pennsylvania. Emily has over six years of admissions and advising experience at several institutions, including at Swarthmore College (consistently ranked as a top 3 liberal arts college) as well as … Continue reading Counselor Spotlight: Emily

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Counselor Spotlight: Jamie

April 23, 2019, Posted In College Admissions
Amanda

Jamie is a college counselor at AcceptU. He received his BA from University of Mary Washington and has a M.Ed from George Mason University. Jamie has over five years of admissions experience at several institutions, including the University of California – Berkeley and Loyola University Maryland. Jamie also worked for six years as the Associate … Continue reading Counselor Spotlight: Jamie

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Counselor Spotlight: Kyle

April 23, 2019, Posted In College Admissions
Amanda

Kyle is a college counselor at AcceptU. She received her BS from Vanderbilt University and has a certificate in college advising from Columbia University. Kyle has over five years of admissions experience at both public and private universities, including at the State University of New York as well as Rice University, where she was an … Continue reading Counselor Spotlight: Kyle

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How BS/MD applications are reviewed

February 27, 2019, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Amanda

BS/MD programs or combined undergraduate/medical school tracks are some of the most selective and often the most coveted programs in the country. While the process can seem confusing and daunting, in this post we’ll pull back the curtain on the BS/MD admissions process from the perspective of Kyle Cortley, an AcceptU counselor and former admissions … Continue reading How BS/MD applications are reviewed

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Summer STEM activities

January 4, 2019, Posted In Activities List
Amanda

Even though the new year just began, now is the time to start planning your summer activities. Admissions officers like to see that students have done something with their summers – whether it’s going to camp, working at an ice cream shop or attending an academic program or internship – anything is better than nothing. … Continue reading Summer STEM activities

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