The Ultimate Guide to Financial Aid and Scholarships

Recorded Friday, April 28, 2023 at 09:00 PM

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The admissions process is hard - Christopher is here to help!

Schedule a free consulation to meet Christopher and get your questions answered

Get help with:

Building a balanced school list you’ll love
Increasing your acceptance chances at top schools
Writing amazing college essays
Managing all requirements and deadlines
Maximizing financial aid
So much more!

The admissions process is hard - Christopher is here to help!

Schedule a free consulation to meet Christopher and get your questions answered

Get help with:

Building a balanced school list you’ll love
Increasing your acceptance chances at top schools
Writing amazing college essays
Managing all requirements and deadlines
Maximizing financial aid
So much more!

Interested in working with Christopher?

Learn about the entire admissions process from a top expert

Get help with:

Building a balanced school list you’ll love
Increasing your acceptance chances at top schools
Writing amazing college essays
Managing all requirements and deadlines
Maximizing financial aid
So much more!

About this livestream

Description

Join Christopher Kilner to learn how to apply for financial aid and scholarships. Christopher will explain the different types of financial aid offered to students and how you can maximize your scholarship awards.

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Christopher Kilner

Education
Duke University
Bio
Christopher is one of the most accomplished college students of the past decade, winning multiple international accolades: Mitchell Scholar, Goldwater Scholar, Rhodes Scholar Finalist, and Marshall Scholar Finalist. He has worked with over 80 students over the past 5 years as an advisor. Over just the past 3 years, Christopher's clients have earned over $1.5 Million in scholarships to schools such as Carnegie Mellon, Princeton, Duke, Fordham, and University of Scranton.

While Christopher is honored to have received his many titles and accolades, the college experience was so much more and this is why he wants to help all students achieve their potential at their dream school! As a triple major who went to undergrad at a smaller school on a scholarship, then lived in Ireland while attending Trinity College, and now pursues a PhD at Duke University, Christopher has experience at schools ranging from the small to the big, the close-knit to the prestigious. As an international fellow, Christopher has vast experience in interview preparation and essay writing; as an advisor and application reader to these competitive fellowships, he has a keen eye on how to find the narrative in an applicants story!
Specialties
Political ScienceComputer ScienceChemistryBiologyHealthMathPhilosophyEnvironmental SciencePublic PolicyStatisticsDiversity, Equity, and InclusionSTEMInternational StudentsGifted and Talented StudentsLGBTQ+ students
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Undergrad College: Georgetown University '21

Major: History; Minors in French and Russian

Work Experience: The college applications process is all about responding to one question: who are you? I am passionate about helping students craft a creative answer. I have been helping students gain admission to the T25 schools of their dreams since 2018, when I first started working for CollegeVine as an Applications Consultant, and later, blog writer. Soon after graduating from Georgetown, I started my own company to make college advising my career. I currently mentor students through one-on-one consulting sessions and essay editing.

My Admissions Story: My admissions journey began with a desire to dive into the humanities and have an adventure of self-discovery. I applied to East Coast liberal arts schools that value creativity and specialize in teaching languages, history, and international affairs. One thin deferral letter came in the fall, a thicker envelope came in the spring, and with that, I was accepted to my dream school — Georgetown University!

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