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Terry Mady-Grove (NY) was quoted in “What to Know About College Admissions Now That Affirmative Action Is Gone” in the New York Times on July 8, 2023.
Shereem Herndon-Brown (MD) was quoted in “How to Talk About Race on College Applications, According to Admissions Experts” in Time on July 11, 2023 and in “US Colleges Refashion Student Essay Prompts After Ban on Affirmative Action” in US News & World Report on August 1, 2023.
Joan Casey (MA) was interviewed in a segment about the Supreme Court’s ruling and potential challenges to legacy admissions on WBZ CBS News Boston on June 30, 2023. She was also quoted in “Legacy Admissions: What It Is and Why Colleges Are Reconsidering It” in US News & World Report on July 21, 2023.
Dana Ponsky (NY) was quoted in “Duke, Baruch, or Bust: Parents Debate If Pricey Private Schools Are Still Worth It” in Town & Country on August 3, 2023.
Jenn Curtis (CA) was interviewed for a segment about how parents can handle an empty nest when their children leave for college on KCRA3 on August 28, 2023.
Sue Luse (MN) was quoted in “College Costs Can Feel Endless: How to Set a Budget Beyond Tuition” in the Star Tribune on August 28, 2023.
Amy Jasper (VA) and Alex Trefftz (Associate, VA) were quoted in the Washington Post article, “The affirmative action ruling has already upended college applications” on June 30, 2023.
Eva Garza-Nyer (TX) was quoted in “Four things students need to know after the Supreme Court ruled against affirmative action” on NBCNews.com on June 29, 2023.
Jill Madenberg (NY) was interviewed for a segment about postsecondary options on Good Morning America on April 29, 2023.
Robert Powers (CA) and Laurie Kopp Weingarten (NJ) were quoted in “Should Your Teen Submit Their SAT or ACT Scores? Experts Weigh In,” in New Jersey Family on September 14, 2023. Weingarten was also quoted in “College consultants reveal their top tips to gain Ivy League admission,” in the New York Post on July 14, 2023; “Three changes Penn made to its application this year – and what they mean for applicants” in the Daily Pennsylvanian on September 5, 2023; and “Here’s What Your Teen Needs to Know About the New Digital SAT” in New Jersey Family on September 14, 2023.
Brenda Friedler (CT) and Maria Markus (CT) were quoted in Stamford magazine’s September/October 2023 issue, “What Counts in College Admissions.”
Barbara Leventhal (FL) was quoted in “What Is the Classic Learning Test?” on BestColleges.com on July 17, 2023.
Reena Kamins (NJ) was quoted in “Asking for a friend: Is it better to live on or off campus?” in Real Homes on July 1, 2023.
Terry Chevako Bava (Puerto Rico) was profiled in SACAC’s blog, The Southern Scope, in September 2023.
Amy Hubbard (Associate, MA) was quoted in “The 10 best public colleges and universities in the US —none are in California” on CNBC.com on September 13, 2023.
Jeenah Park (Associate, AZ) was profiled in the August 9, 2023 edition of Flagstaff Business News.
Stephanie Klein Wassink (CT) was quoted in “9 College Application Tasks for the Summer Before Senior Year” in US News & World Report on May 12, 2023.
Jenny Buyens (MN) was quoted in “Reputation, Affordability, Location, and…Mental Health?” in Inside Higher Ed on June 6, 2023.
Jeff Levy (CA) was quoted in “These are the highest-paying college majors, four years after graduation—many pay over $100,000” on CNBC.com on May 16, 2023.
Valeria Avirett (FL) was quoted in “The 10 most prestigious private preschools in Miami — and how to get in” in Business Insider on April 19, 2023.
Pierre Huguet (Associate, MA) was quoted in “10 Things to Consider When Choosing a High School” in US News & World Report on April 27, 2023 and in “Six expert tips to pay less for college in 2023 and beyond” in Business Insider on May 17, 2023.
Ethan Sawyer (CA) was referenced in “Six free college and career planning resources for students and their families” in the Union on April 20, 2023.
Laurie Weingarten (NJ) and Robert Kohen (Associate, NY) were quoted in “What is ‘Ivy Day’? Your guide to elite college admissions’ big day,” in the New York Post on March 29, 2023. Kohen weighed in on the merits and potential disadvantages of taking a gap year in “Why High School Graduates Should Consider a Gap Year” in Forbes on May 26, 2023. Weingarten was also quoted in “Ivy Day’ 2023 results are in: Ivy League acceptance rates set record low” in the New York Post on March 31, 2023; “‘On its last legs’: How Penn is quietly refining its legacy admission policy” in the Daily Pennsylvanian on March 22, 2023; “Legacy admissions for alumni children: the beginning of the end?” in Times Higher Education on April 11, 2023; and “Athletic Scholarships Aren’t Enough to Pay for College” in Forbes on May 22, 2023.
Dale Price’s (Associate, TX) article, “ChatGPT won’t necessarily help you get into the school of your choice,” was published in the Austin American-Statesman on April 19, 2023.
IECA was referenced in “Choosing the Best School for Your Child: Everything You Need to Know” in the Tech Edvocate on March 27, 2023; “How to Find the Right College Counselor for Your Needs” in Publicist Paper on May 17, 2023; and “Why I Kidnapped My Daughter: Sometimes the most radical action is the only way out” in Psychology Today on April 8, 2023.
Dana Rolander (OH) and Abigail Whited (Associate, OH) were quoted in the June 20 Cincinnati magazine article “Get an Expert Opinion on the Daunting College Application Process.”
Joanne LaSpina (PA) was featured on the May 2, 2023 Legacy Listens podcast episode, “What Should You Be Thinking About During Your Child’s College Search Process?“
Kathie Carnahan (NC) and Sarah Pottharst Girolami (LA) were featured in “A Family Affair” in New Orleans magazine on May 1, 2023.
Robert Kohen (Associate, NY) weighed in on the merits and potential disadvantages of taking a gap year in “Why High School Graduates Should Consider a Gap Year” in Forbes on May 26, 2023.