College Knowledge brings you conversations with guests from in and around the college arena, informing you about the application, admissions, and financial aid processes, showcasing different schools’ identities, initiatives, and programs, and giving you a candid look into your universities of interest through open conversation.
81. PreLawPro - Navigating Law School - Benjamin Cooper
In Today's episode, Joe and Dave interview Benjamin Cooper. Ben is a former international attorney, who spent more than 5 years overseeing the Pre-Law program at Baylor University. In addition to teaching classes on careers, academic success and the legal profession, he's personally helped 100's of law school applicants gain admission to law schools all over the country. He is the Founder and CEO of PreLawPro, an organization aimed at coaching, advising and guiding students to realize their dream in a law career.
Check out PreLawPro: https://www.prelawpro.com/
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PreLawPro Career Planning Guide: https://pdf.prelawpro.com/ckpodcast
80. Student Loan Forgiveness! - What We Know So Far - Crew Show
In Today's episode, Joe and Clay discuss the recent news of the Government's student loan forgiveness announcement and what it could mean for your family. Here is what we know so far!
79. There's Money in the Woods! - Dr. Jay Sullivan - Virginia Tech Forestry
In Today's episode, Joe interviews Dr. Jay Sullivan, Professor and Department Head of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech. Dr. Sullivan's areas of study include Forest and resource economics, economics of forest conservation and restoration, forest landowner incentives and decisions, forest management and planning.
They discuss the different careers and fields of study that come with Forestry, how students might know it is right for them and what makes Virginia Tech's program unique.
78. Geology Rocks! - Dr. Charles Jones - University of Pittsburgh
In Today's episode, Dave interviews Dr. Charles E. Jones. Dr. Jones is a Senior Lecturer and Advisor in the Department of Geology and Environmental Science at the University of Pittsburgh. His research interests include the many facets of sedimentary geology, stratigraphy, evolution, extinction, paleoceanography, paleoclimate, and geochemistry.
They discuss the different fields of Geology, various job opportunities, what it's like to study Geology and a whole lot more!
77. Excavating History - Dr. Jessica Paga - College of William & Mary
On todays episode, Joe and Dave interview Dr. Jessica Paga, Associate Professor at The College of William and Mary. Professor Jessica Paga specializes in Greek archaeology and history, particularly of the Archaic and Classical periods. Her research is primarily focused on Greek architecture, political history, and epigraphy. Professor Paga is also an active field archaeologist, and has excavated at various sites in Greece, including the Athenian Agora, Cyprus, Corinth, Argilos, and Samothrace, as well as in Italy, at Segesta, Sicily.
76. Designing Our Future - Dr. Harriet Harriss - Dean of the Pratt Institute School of Architecture
In Today's episode, Joe interviews Dr. Harriet Harriss. Dr. Harriet Harriss (RIBA, ARB, Assoc. AIA, Ph.D., PFHEA, FRSA) is a qualified architect and Dean of the Pratt School of Architecture in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to this, she led the Architecture Research Programs at the Royal College of Art in London. Her teaching, research, and writing focus upon pioneering new pedagogic models for design education, and for widening participation in architecture to ensure it remains as diverse as the society it seeks to serve. Dean Harriss has won various awards including a Brookes Teaching Fellowship, a Higher Education Academy Internationalisation Award, a Churchill Fellowship, two Santander Fellowships, two Diawa awards, and a NESTA (National Endowment for Science Technology and Art) Pioneer Award. Dean Harriss was awarded a Clore Fellowship for cultural leadership (2016-17) and elected to the European Association of Architectural Education Council in summer 2017. Dean Harriss' public consultancy roles include writing national construction curriculum for the UK government's Department for Education and international program validations and pedagogy design and development internationally. Across both academe and industry, Dean Harriss has spoken across a range of media channels (from the BBC to TEDx) on the wider issues facing the built environment, is a recognized advocate for design education and was nominated by Dezeen as a champion for women in architecture and design in 2019.
Dean Harriss had so much to share in our interview and opened our eyes to the world of possibilities Architecture can offer. Whether you are interested in studying architecture or not, you won't want to miss this episode. Thank you for joining us!
Fun and informative
Fun, informative, and down to earth. Dave and Joe do a great job of bringing things to light and helping families understand more about the college process and potential majors.
I wish this was around years ago!
Fantastic resource for parents and students alike!
College is a serious choice that needs to be really carefully considered. Joe and David do a great job of offering great content and an enjoyable interview format! Looking forward to further episodes!