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College admissions have never been more competitive or more complicated than today, due in large part to the growing population of college students; by 2012, the number of college-aged students will grow by $5 million. To combat increased competition, students and parents need to be fully engaged in the application process, as well as fully informed on the many intricacies of the admissions process. An experienced TCPN counselor can answer any college admissions questions you have
There is no room for error on a college application today! With the largest freshman class entering college in 2009, even one misspelling or misrepresentation could land your child's application in the round file. A TCPN counselor can review your child's application from a professional admissions counselor's perspective, giving you insight into the strength and level of professionalism of the application.
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Changing a major in college can often mean an additional year of college - translating to another year's tuition and increased frustration for the student and family. It is critical that college students today have a vision and a path, as well as support to achieve their goals. A counselor from TCPN can assist a student in determining the right career path and planning a long and short-term path to achievement. [Note: TCPN Career Planning is often extremely valuable for current college students still struggling with their major selection.
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STEVE'S BIO STEVEN ROY GOODMAN, MS, JD Educational Consultant and Admissions Strategist (202) 986-9431 firstname.lastname@example.org Steve Goodman is an international authority on college and graduate school admissions. He is an expert in advancing the academic, social, and professional needs and aspirations of the students and families he advises - and matching those needs to select colleges and universities. Over the past 20 years, Steve Goodman has designed admissions strategies for more than 1,700 applicants to colleges, graduate programs, and business, law, and medical schools. Specifically, he provides professional assistance with school selection, application strategies, and personal statement preparation, coaching students and families through the college search and application process. “For college-bound teenagers, it’s like Michael Phelps coming to give swimming lessons.” -Maryland’s Daily Record (about Steve Goodman’s educational consulting) Steve Goodman's educational services also include assistance with long-range educational planning, course selection, internships, summer activities, gap programs, study abroad, transfer applications, interview training, effective campus visits, and family relocations. Steve Goodman also trains high school guidance counselors and leads admissions workshops for select groups and professional organizations. He has lectured before thousands of students and families in the United States and abroad, presenting seminars about student and family preparedness for the admissions process, the development of application strategies, school placements, the U.S. education marketplace, the future of higher education, and making effective college, graduate school, and career choices. His book, College Admissions Together: It Takes a Family, is one of the most referenced college guides for both parents and librarians. His television talk show on UDC-TV, Higher Education Today, addresses contemporary education issues. Steve Goodman has spoken at The White House, Politics and Prose, the 92nd Street Y, and the World Bank. He is a frequent expert source for journalists and others. His work has been cited in U.S. News and World Report, The Atlantic, USA TODAY, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Chicago Tribune. He has appeared on numerous radio stations, including WTOP, WYPR, WUNC, WOR in New York, and KPCC in Los Angeles. He has been featured on ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX, KYW-TV in Philadelphia, WJLA-TV in Washington, and TV Asahi in Japan. “Steve Goodman studies his students to find the thing that makes them shine.” -Washington Business Journal Steve Goodman is a former faculty member of The Wharton School and Haverford College. He served on the Undergraduate Admissions Advisory Committee at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also earned his master's degree in higher education. He received his bachelor's degree in public policy from Duke University and his law degree from the University of Southern California, where he wrote a dissertation about class-based discrimination in the college admissions process. While at Duke, he served as national student chair of Hillel. Steve Goodman has done extensive work with students and schools in India, South Africa, Mexico, and Romania. He is a former executive director of the College Admissions Institute of America, a group devoted to expanding educational opportunities for disadvantaged students.
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