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Jill Madenberg (NY) was interviewed on ABC’s Good Morning America program on October 7, 2023 for a segment about the college application season.

Ethan Sawyer (CA) was quoted in “After Supreme Court ruling, college applicants still write about race” in the Washington Post on November 27, 2023.

Naomi Steinberg (FL) was quoted in “Campus safety now a top priority for Jewish students choosing colleges” in Jewish Insider on November 1, 2023. She was also quoted in the USA Today article, “Choosing a college is hard. The Israel-Hamas war is making it harder” on November 12, 2023.

Eric Endlich (CA) was quoted in “How to Navigate College Admissions with a Learning Disability” in US News & World Report on November 14, 2023. He was also quoted in “Three Admissions Tips for Students with Learning Differences” in Forbes on November 29, 2023.

Stacey Cunitz (PA) and Joan Koven (PA) were quoted in “Many students applying to colleges are avoiding states that don’t support abortion rights” in the November 20, 2023 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Mandee Adler (FL) spoke with WGCU Public Media about the new documentary, “Dream School: A Journey to Higher Ed,” on December 18, 2023. Adler is featured in the documentary, which follows six high school students as they navigate college admissions.

Hannah Serota (VA) was quoted in “The Extra Mile: How Extracurricular Activities Impact College Admissions” in Northern Virginia magazine’s December 2023 issue.

The article “Navigating a Transfer Pathway,” written by Gina Gerrato Greenhaus (CA), was published in the fall 2023 issue of LINK for Counselors magazine.

Vicki Boudin (CT) and Joan Casey (CT) were quoted in “UConn ranks as top university in multiple reports. What does it mean?” in the Hartford Courant on September 28, 2023.

Belinda Wilkerson (NC) and Anna Zirkel (Associate, NC) were quoted in “North Carolina Universities Deal with AI in Admissions Essays” in Government Technology on September 22, 2023.

Laurie Kopp Weingarten (NJ) was quoted in “Penn announces early decision results for Class of 2028 amid increase in applications” in the Daily Pennsylvanian on December 14, 2023.

Jennie Kent (Colombia) was quoted in “International College Students’ Comprehensive Guide to Socializing in the US” in University Herald on December 27, 2023.

IECA was referenced in “A new benefit at top companies: college admissions counseling” on WBUR on October 23, 2023 and “How Do I Become an Educational Consultant?” on on November 4, 2023.

Carolyn Gelderman (IL) was featured in a segment about the AXS Companion to Common App on WISN 12 News, an ABC affiliate in Milwaukee, on December 21, 2023.

Randi Heathman (MI) was profiled in the article, “Randi Heathman Guides High School Equestrians on Their College Journeys” in the Plaid Horse on December 6, 2023.

Laurie Gordon (Associate, WA), Sean Hawes (WA), and Lindsey Saarie (Associate, WA) were featured in “Unlocking the Secret of College Admissions” in the September/October 2023 issue of Seattle magazine.

Jodi Furman (Associate, FL) was quoted in “‘Schools I don’t want my kid to set foot on’: For some Jewish families, Oct. 7 upended the college application process” in the Jewish Daily Forward on December 7, 2023.

Lindsey Ringenbach (Associate, NC) was quoted in AARP‘s October 2, 2023 article, “Should You Hire a College Admissions Consultant?

Pierre Huguet (Associate, MA) and Connie Livingston (Associate, FL) were quoted in “Can You Reapply to a College After Being Rejected?” in US News & World Report on December 14, 2023. Connie Livingston was also quoted in “As more colleges are promising high schoolers guaranteed admission, ‘everybody wins,’ experts say” on on October 10, 2023.

Nicole Kelman (Associate, CT) appeared on FOX61 on October 12, 2023 to share tips for parents navigating the college application process with their teens. She appeared again on November 9, 2023 to discuss how high schoolers can build a college choice list.

The article, “Does the SAT test matter for college-bound students?” written by Meaghan Rysdale (Associate, IN) was published in the Daily Journal on October 28, 2023.