Ron Anderson

    • Media Contact:
      Natalie Terchek
    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Senior College Counselor
    • Organization:Southland College Prep
    • Area of Expertise:College admissions and financial aid

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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: College admissions and financial aid
      Summary of expertise:
      Former college admissions counselor for the University of Chicago and Illinois State University, Ron Anderson is the senior college counselor for Southland College Prep Charter High School where every student not only graduates from high school but is accepted to college. Under his guidance, students have secured over $60 million in merit-based scholarships for the school’s first three classes, plus the class of 2017 and earned acceptance to seven of the eight ivy league schools plus Stanford University. Anderson can provide expert commentary on how to secure college acceptance and financial aid, understanding the college admissions process at public, private and ivy league schools as well as tips for parents and students on how to choose the right school.
      - Recipient of the National Alliance of Black School Educators W.E.B. Dubois Higher Education Award

      - 2015 Yale Educator Award by Yale University

      Prior media experience:
      Ron has experience in print, online and broadcast interviews, most notably in the Chicago Tribune/Daily Southtown and WLS-TV [ABC].

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