Penn welcomes the Coalition App — an admissions platform designed to increase accessibility
By Harry Trustman (The Daily Pennsylvanian).
Almost all current Penn students were admitted through The Common Application, an organization used by 731 colleges that offers a method for students to apply to multiple universities using one application. In the past, students could gain admission to Penn only through the Common App or, for a select few, through the QuestBridge National College Match program. For the first time, however, the Class of 2022 will also have the option of applying through a new service: the Coalition Application.
The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success officially launched last year for the 2016-17 application cycle and offered 46 member school applications, including Yale University.
According to Coalition Executive Director Annie Reznik, roughly 100 confirmed member schools will accept applicants using the Coalition for the 2017-18 cycle, including the entire Ivy League and state flagship schools, such as Pennsylvania State University and University of Pittsburgh.
“We’re really fortunate to have Penn as [a member] in particular,” Reznik said. “There is such a great opportunity for students in the state of Pennsylvania to have Pennsylvania’s Ivy League institution, as well as Pennsylvania’s leading public universities.”
“It’s a really nice setup for students who want to stay in their home state, and the state in general to retain talent,” she added. Continue to the full articlehttps://testprepprofessionals.com/penn-welcomes-coalition-app-admissions-platform-designed-increase-accessibility/https://i0.wp.com/testprepprofessionals.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Coalition.jpg?fit=391%2C129&ssl=1https://i0.wp.com/testprepprofessionals.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Coalition.jpg?resize=135%2C116&ssl=1College Admissions Narrativecoalition application,common app,Common Application,penn,University of Pennsylvania AdmissionsBy Harry Trustman (The Daily Pennsylvanian). Almost all current Penn students were admitted through The Common Application, an organization used by 731 colleges that offers a method for students to apply to multiple universities using one application. In the past, students could gain admission to Penn only through the Common...Kevin OrganisciakKevin Organisciakinfo@testprepprofessionals.comAdministratorTest Prep & Tutoring Professionals (TPP) began as a PR clipping service through Linkedin. TPP quickly gained momentum and became a niche consulting service to small and medium sized tutoring, test prep, and admissions consulting firms. We've been around for just over 6 years. Our founder, Kevin Organisciak, spent ten years as a senior executive with Kaplan Test Prep. He earned distinctions and awards, culminating with his induction to the Kaplan Fellows, President's Circle, and Kaplan Leadership Development Program. During his tenure, Kevin worked on over 120 marketing campaigns, drafted 150 budgets, oversaw a Six Sigma operating environment, and trained and developed over fifteen now VPs and Senior Directors. That last piece is what led Kevin to coaching and consulting.The Association for Test Prep, Admissions, and Private Tutoring Professionals