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Stories, tips, insight and advice for students and parents about the college admission experience- all in less than 10 minutes per episode. How bad could it be? Find out here.
Like what you hear and want to read more: www.admission.gatech.edu/blog.
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COLLEGE ADMISSION BRIEF Rick Clark

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Stories, tips, insight and advice for students and parents about the college admission experience- all in less than 10 minutes per episode. How bad could it be? Find out here.
Like what you hear and want to read more: www.admission.gatech.edu/blog.
And follow us @gtadmission

    On Being Seen: This One is for the Juniors. Episode 6- Katie Mattli

    On Being Seen: This One is for the Juniors. Episode 6- Katie Mattli

    Katie Mattli, Senior Assistant Director, discusses how admission officers "see" students when they apply. in a time of uncertainty and anxiety, she's a voice of solace, encouragement, and much needed perspective.
    Katie offers hope and the humanity that we want students to remember when they sit down this summer or next fall to communicate their thoughts, goals, and dreams.

    Want more insight on how admission professionals will be thinking about, considering, and extending grace and flexibility to applicants in the year(s) ahead?

    Special shoutout to Adam Grant, @adamMgrant and https://www.adamgrant.net/

    READ ON:
    https://www.getrevue.co/profile/next-jeff-selingo/issues/coronavirus-what-s-next-for-admissions-and-higher-ed-234111 by Jeff Selingo
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/brennanbarnard/2020/04/01/virtually-possible-locking-down-the-college-search-in-a-global-pandemic/#152426982710 by Brennan Barnard
    https://tuadmissionjeff.blogspot.com/2020/03/coping-in-time-of-corona.html by Jeff Schiffman

    • 9 min
    Change is the Only Constant. Episode 5- Rick Clark

    Change is the Only Constant. Episode 5- Rick Clark

    An early look at how Covid 19 is impacting college recruitment, and what that does/does not mean for Juniors in their college admission experience.

    http://pwp.gatech.edu/admission-blog/2020/03/20/change-is-the-only-constant/

    Further reading: https://www.forbes.com/sites/brennanbarnard/2020/03/17/the-covid-college-choice-how-to-pick-a-college-during-a-global-pandemic/#447045e2767a

    https://insidehighered.com/admissions/article/2020/03/23/admissions-state-uncertainty


    https://www.youtube.com/user/GTAdmission

    • 9 min
    It Works Out. Episode 4- Andrew Cohen, Becky Tankersley, Chaffee Viets, Kathleen Voss, Evan Simmons, Sammy Rose-Sinclair

    It Works Out. Episode 4- Andrew Cohen, Becky Tankersley, Chaffee Viets, Kathleen Voss, Evan Simmons, Sammy Rose-Sinclair

    Examples and stories of life‘s reroutes and pivots. Several staff members share their thoughts & encouragement for students who are deferred, denied, waitlisted, or for other reasons in the app needing to choose a college other than the one they initially expected to attend.

    http://pwp.gatech.edu/admission-blog/2020/03/10/it-works-out/

    • 8 min
    How Are College Admission Applications Reviewed? Episode 3: Mary Tipton Woolley

    How Are College Admission Applications Reviewed? Episode 3: Mary Tipton Woolley

    What happens after you hit submit? Who is reading your application and what are they looking for? Senior Associate Director, Mary Tipton Woolley breaks down the basics of admission application review.
    Have questions about how the colleges you are interested in read/review apps? Her advice is simple- check out their websites or simply call them and ask.

    For more on Committee-Based Evaluation check out: https://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Belief-Change-in/239452

    Rick Clark's blog "What is Taking So Long?" http://pwp.gatech.edu/admission-blog/2020/02/27/what-is-it-taking-so-long/

    Georgia Tech's video explaining the review process, https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=GSffbVVVntI&feature=emb_logo

    • 10 min
    Campus visit/selection tips, social media for good, & rockets; Episode 2: Christina Wan

    Campus visit/selection tips, social media for good, & rockets; Episode 2: Christina Wan

    Christina Wan, Asst. Director of Summer Session Initiatives talks about her decision to attend Trinity University in San Antonio, TX; how to find a college that feels like "home; using social media to get a better sense of a campus culture, and much more!

    Christina's full blog, "Coffee and Good Neigbors": http://pwp.gatech.edu/admission-blog/2020/02/21/coffee-and-good-neighbors/

    Learn more about iGniTe Summer Session at Tech at: summer.gatech.edu/iGniTe

    • 9 min
    Typos & mistakes in college apps. Deal breakers? Episode 1: Samantha Rose-Sinclair

    Typos & mistakes in college apps. Deal breakers? Episode 1: Samantha Rose-Sinclair

    Samantha Rose-Sinclair, Senior Admission Counselor, and the person behind @gtadmission discusses her path to the University of Connecticut, insight on how errors on apps are really considered, and all things line journal.

    Check out her full blog here: http://pwp.gatech.edu/admission-blog/2020/02/07/typ0s-repeated-words-words-and-other-signs-of-humanity-on-your-college-application/

    More on line journals here: https://jamesclear.com/journaling-one-sentence

    • 9 min

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