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You are about to embark on an arduous adventure: filling out your UC & Common Applications to apply to college. It’s more than just filling out a few forms — it’s telling your life story, describing your extracurricular activities concisely but effectively, and writing a reflective personal statement.

Don’t know where to start? The college admissions experts at Crimson can help. Join us for this deep dive into each section of the UC & Common Apps, and how to complete it to MAXIMIZE your chances of admission to any school, whether reach, match, or safety. Ask any question of our college admissions experts and get personalized guidance on your college application.

The last part of the talk will focus on supplements to the Common App – how to navigate them and what is important on each supplement, whether they ask about your favorite book or for 3 more essays.

Reserve your place now, as seats are limited!


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Profiles of Featured Speakers:

Anjali Bhatia - Crimson USA Managing Director - University of Pennsylvania, Duke University

Anjali Bhatia is a 2015 MBA graduate of The Wharton School, where she was on the Joseph Wharton Fellowship, a competitive merit scholarship. She majored in Entrepreneurial Management and Marketing & Operations. Prior to Wharton, she worked as a Strategy & Innovation Consultant for Accenture, where she had a focus on education clients. She has previously founded two nonprofits, Discover Worlds (’06) and ChangeEducate (’09). She completed her undergraduate degree in Neuroeconomics at Duke University, where she was on the prestigious Robertson Scholarship, which provides a full merit scholarship for both tuition and summer enrichment. She currently is heading Crimson's USA & Canadian offices.

Connor Brennan - Education Coordinator & Junior Academic Advisor -California State University, Fullerton

Connor is a 2015 graduate from CSUF where he obtained his B.A. in Geographic Studies emphasizing in Environmental Analysis and International Tourism. While at CSUF, he was President of the Geography Club and a player and Communications Director for CSUF’s Men’s Club Soccer Team. Following his years in Orange County, Connor worked in a multitude of cities across California as an Operations Manager for EF Education First’s International Language Centers Division. While working at EF he contributed his writing and photography for EF’s travel blog - eventually being published in 22 languages. Connor’s interests lie at the intersection of education and travel, which, has lead him to work with Crimson - pushing students to learn as much outside the classroom as within.

Amanda Jones - US Marketing Associate - University Connecticut

Amanda graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2018, where she majored in Communication with an emphasis in Marketing. While in college, she wrote and managed social media in San Francisco for international travel publication Culture Trip, while also creating content and demo marketing for French dessert company, Petit Pot. Her focus of communication extends cross-culturally through her 3 years working in social media and communication for Rustic Pathways. She has traveled to over 20 countries, and spent 2 summers working on the ground with high school students on service and adventure programs in countries like Thailand, Laos, Fiji, and New Zealand. Amanda is now the marketing associate for Crimson in the United States.

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