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Sara Harberson

Sara Harberson is the founder of Application Nation, which provides personalized advice to college applicants and their families, and Admissions Revolution, a free, on demand video membership that demystifies college admissions. She is the former associate dean of admissions at the University of Pennsylvania and the former dean of admissions and financial aid at Franklin & Marshall College. Sara’s philosophy is that every kid applying to college deserves the best advice.

Recent Posts

5 Secrets for Making Your College Applications Stand Out

Dear Students,

You usually don't know who is reading your application. It could be the[...]

5 College Admissions Hacks You Need to Know

The other night I posted a candid shot of me sharing a kitchen stool with my eight-year old. She[...]

Admissions Officer Visiting Your School? Here's What to Know

One of the oldest and most traditional ways of "recruiting" students to apply to college has[...]

5 Things to Check Before Admissions Officers Catch Them

I spent most of my career working on the college side of the admissions process as an admissions[...]

Facebook Live Recap: Ask America's College Counselor (8.25.21)

As the school year is starting up for most students, my August Facebook Live Q&A brought out[...]

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