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Visit dozens of European & Canadian colleges in one morning w/Sharon Olofsson!

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Sharon Olofsson is an international college consultant at She will give us her perspective after visiting dozens of colleges in Europe & Canada in the last few years. Come hear her first hand notes on her experiences as both a parent and consultant!

Meetup topics:
1. Pros and cons of college abroad
2. The right type of student for college abroad
3. Selecting a college
4. Details on admissions processes and certain colleges as examples from Canada, the U.K., and the Netherlands
5. Cost comparison with the U.S.

Sharon Olofsson is an experienced college consultant, with a B.S.E. from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania, an M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University, and a Certificate in Independent Educational Consulting from the University of California Irvine. She is a member of the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) and the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA). She continues to expand her professional knowledge and stay current with admissions trends by traveling extensively to visit colleges, meeting regularly with admissions officers, and attending professional conferences and workshops. She lives in Lexington, MA with her husband and their four children.

You can find out more about Sharon at