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  Getting Organized for the College Admissions  Process: with Jon Burdick, Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid, Gail Liss 80, and Anna Costaras
  April 11, 2013 6:00 PM ET

Old Westbury Golf & Country Club
270 Wheatley Rd
Old Westbury, NY

Applying to selective colleges and universities today can be a daunting process. Join University of Rochester alumni and parents as Jon Burdick, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, and Gail Liss ’80 and Anna Costaras, co-authors of the newly-published college guide, The College Bound Organizer, share their expertise on simplifying the search for the perfect school through research, reflection, and organization. Get their step-by-step advice on how to successfully manage the process from search through admission. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and are encouraged to bring their college-bound high school students to the event.

Burdick has more than 25 years of experience evaluating applicants and guiding families into college. Before moving to Rochester, Burdick spent 18 years in admissions, financial aid, and academic programs at the University of Southern California. As an expert in college enrollment, he has been cited in numerous national publications and is often sought as a consultant and speaker.

Liss and Costaras are the co-founders of Bound to Organize LLC, where their mission is to assist students and their families through the complicated and stressful college application process by providing a logical, easy to use organizing system. For more information, visit

Admission for  a personal copy of The College Bound Organizer and the reception is $20 per person.
$10 per person for the program only.
Hearty hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided.
Advance registration is required.

A special thank you to Barry Swidler ’77, P’05, member of the National Council for Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, for hosting us at the Old Westbury Golf & Country Club.

Advance reservations are required. To register, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 877.MELIORA (877.635.4672) or register online now.

If you have dietary restrictions that we should be aware of for this event, please call 1.877.635.4672
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