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9 Things to Do After Getting Accepted to a College

Ana Pelayo Connery

ANA PELAYO CONNERY is a Florida-based writer and content strategist whose work has appeared in USA Today, CNN, Oprah Daily, Reader’s Digest, Women’s Health, Real Simple, and more. Before launching her content studio, Ana Connery LLC, she spent nearly 20 years leading creative teams as Content Director or Editor in Chief at some of the country's top magazine brands, including Parenting, Cooking Light, Florida Travel and Life, and more. She’s created editorial, content marketing, and native advertising for brands such as buybuy BABY, Hess Toys, and Citi. Follow her @apconnery on both Instagram and Twitter.

Articles by Ana

9 Things to Do After Getting Accepted to a College

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