Straight-Talk with College Admission Leaders Get your questions answered about everything from essays to testing to extracurricular involvement, and learn how to best approach the college search and application experience.
June 4, 2020 Ken Anselment, Vice President for Enrollment & Communications at Lawrence University Ryan Hargraves, Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions at The University of Vermont Deb Johns, Associate Director of Admissions at Yale University
May 28, 2020 Joy St. John, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Wellesley College Elizabeth J. Cheron, Assistant Vice President & Dean of Admissions at Northeastern University Amin Abdul-Malik Gonzalez, Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Wesleyan University
May 21, 2020
Ashley Bianchi, Director of Financial Aid at Williams College
Peter Hagan, Director of Admissions at Syracuse University
Matthew Hyde, Dean of Admissions, Lafayette College
May 14, 2020 Gary Clark, Director of Undergraduate Admission at the University of California, Los Angeles Chris Gruber, Vice President and Dean of Admission & Financial Aid at Davidson College Beth Wiser, Executive Director of Undergraduate Admission at The Ohio State University
May 7, 2020 Jim Rawlins, Director of Admissions and Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management at University of Oregon Peaches Valdez, Dean of Admission at Hamilton College
April 30, 2020 Mark Hatch, Vice President for Enrollment at Colorado College Whitney Soule, Senior Vice President, Dean of Admissions & Student Aid at Bowdoin College Mary Wagner, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management & Executive Director of Admissions at University of South Carolina
April 23, 2020 Don Bishop, Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Enrollment at The University of Notre Dame Jim Bock, Vice President and Dean of Admissions at Swarthmore College Ronné Patrick Turner, Vice Provost of Admissions & Financial Aid at Washington University in St. Louis
April 16, 2020 Bill Conley, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Bucknell University Lisa Keegan, Assistant Vice President and Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, Elon University Courtney Minden, Vice President of Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid, Babson College
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