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Tips, Trials & Tribulations of a Young College Wizard

Matt's PhotoMy name is Matt Stewart and I’m a summer intern for Lynell, Kelly, and College App Wizard. I have known Lynell since the beginning of my senior year of high school, when I was in the stressful midst of my college search. I’m a rising senior at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, studying Public Health and Bioethics. Had I read that last sentence during my search, I would have been shocked because Hopkins wasn’t even on my radar until the final month leading up to the application deadline. Needless to say, the college admissions process was part painful, part satisfying, and an overdose of organized chaos, much like the rest of my life. My interests include, but certainly aren’t limited to, hip hop music, progressive politics, traveling the globe, staying in shape, and reversing all of that fitness by consuming what some may consider appalling quantities of food. I look forward to sharing the parts of my transition to college that actually went well, others that unfortunately did not, and everything in between throughout my years as an undergrad. I hope that you like reading “Tips, Trials & Tribulations of a Young College Wizard” as much as I enjoy writing it.

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College App Wizard
Lynell's 20 years of experience as a college counselor, consultant to The College Board, an Associate Director of Admissions and Director of Financial Aid have given her a unique insider's perspective to the college application process. She has helped countless students and parents navigate the path to college. She also volunteers her time with several non profit organizations to help low income students go to college.

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