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Summer STEM activities

January 10, 2020, 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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The Three Things Juniors Need to Know About Paying for College

November 7, 2019, Posted In Financial Aid
Amanda

By Sabrina Manville For Juniors, the rubber meets the road with respect to college research. You’re probably starting to build your list, investigating colleges that interest you, and perhaps planning your visits in the spring and summer months. As you dive in, you may be tempted to leave financial considerations off your radar for a … Continue reading The Three Things Juniors Need to Know About Paying for College

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Q&A with former UC Berkeley Admissions Officer

August 16, 2019, Posted In Admissions Overview
Amanda

AcceptU has assembled the largest team of former admissions officers to support applicants in the admissions process. In this blog series, we invite you to learn more about our team and insights gleaned from their previous admissions experience. Our next counselor Q&A features Jamie, who previously worked in admissions at the University of California – … Continue reading Q&A with former UC Berkeley Admissions Officer

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Counselor Spotlight: Debby

August 13, 2019, Posted In Grad Admissions
Amanda

Debby Couture is the managing director of China programs at AcceptU. She has ten years of graduate admissions experience at Stanford University in both the School of Engineering and the Graduate School of Education. Previously, Debby was a graduate admissions counselor with AcceptU, working primarily with international students. She earned her BA from Concordia University … Continue reading Counselor Spotlight: Debby

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Counselor Spotlight: Kristen L

August 13, 2019, Posted In Grad Admissions
Amanda

Kristen is a graduate counselor at AcceptU. She earned her BA in English from Boston College and has a master’s degree in leadership from Northeastern University. Kristen has over eight years of admissions experience at the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.   Watch Kristen’s intro video here:  View additional AcceptU … Continue reading Counselor Spotlight: Kristen L

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