Elizabeth Heaton is Vice President, Educational Consulting at College Coach (www.getintocollege.com), the nation’s leading provider of educational advising. A former admissions officer at the University of Pennsylvania, she hosts a weekly podcast on the VoiceAmerica Network called Getting In: A College Coach Conversation.
Elizabeth Heaton is Vice President, Educational Consulting at College Coach, the nation’s leading provider of educational advisory services. Ms. Heaton worked for a number of years as a regional director of admissions at the University of Pennsylvania, where she chaired university selection committees for Penn's undergraduate programs, including the Wharton School, the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the School of Nursing. She also served as second chair in the selection committee for Penn's flagship interdisciplinary Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology, evaluated potential athletic recruits as one of the school’s athletics liaisons, and oversaw the university’s portfolio of admissions publications. At College Coach, she has guided students and families from the United States and abroad through the college admissions process, and her students have been accepted to hundreds of schools, including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Penn, MIT, Cornell, Dartmouth, Columbia, Princeton, Brown, Oxford, and Cambridge. Ms. Heaton is regularly interviewed for her perspective on college admissions and education-related issues and has been featured on ABC and CNBC and in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, US News & World Report, and FOX Business, among others. The host of Getting In: A College Coach Conversation, a weekly podcast on the VoiceAmerica Network, she is also a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post and USA TODAY College. She can offer expert advice on a wide range of college admissions and education topics. Prior to joining the University of Pennsylvania, Ms. Heaton worked as a public relations professional and served for a decade as a member of the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network. She is a graduate of Cornell University.