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Dean Skarlis

Member Since 08/28/11

The College Advisor of New England

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Dean has 19 years experience in higher education, including 6 years as a Consultant at American College Testing (ACT) and 9 years as an administrator and instructor at Duquesne University and the University of Pittsburgh. A passionate student advocate, Dean has taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from Allegheny College, an M.A. in Psychology from Duquesne University, and a Doctorate in Educational Policy and Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Dean also holds a certificate from the Harvard University Institute on College Admissions. His research has focused on quality teaching and learning, retention, and program design at four-year colleges. He is a member of the National Association of College Admissions Counseling, as well as an Associate Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association. Dr. Skarlis has conducted presentations for thousands of students, parents, faculty, and administrators at more than 200 colleges, universities, and high schools across the United States. He has also been a featured speaker and trainer for hundreds of financial planners and Certified Public Accountants on the intricacies of college financial aid. He has been a featured guest on Capital News Nine’s “9 on Parenting” segment which is broadcasted across upstate New York.

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