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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

I've Submitted My "Early" Application, Now What?

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How to Fill Out the Extracurricular Activities Section of the Application Like a Pro

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