Posts From the monthly archives: "August 2013"

Drumroll, please…


Dear WACAC Members,

We are thrilled to present to you (drumroll, please…) the WACAConversations blog! We will cover pressing issues in the admission profession, announce upcoming WACAC events, and share stories about the world of college counseling.

In addition …

Google Drive Times Are My Frenemy


I have always been a pretty organized person.  I recall the joy I found in my high school Spanish classes, where teachers required you to have tabbed sections for your binder and to have numbered all of your assignments. Mine …

Welcome to Tech Tuesdays


Salutations, and welcome to the first installment of the bi-weekly series: Tech Tuesdays starring Grant Cushman. My name is, quite un-coincidentally, Grant Cushman. I’m an Admission Counselor at Chapman University in Orange, California and the Communications Committee’s resident tech geek/entrepreneur/enthusiast.  …

Where Did You Go to High School?


There were only two open territory assignments when I started at USC, so I knew I was going to Texas.  Having gone to college in the south, I had friends in the area. I knew I would have some points …

Samantha Schreiber

Table for One: A Recruitment Story


Oh, hello, and welcome to my recruitment blog!  Over the course of the next few months I will be blogging during my recruitment travels in hopes of giving you an honest perspective of what it is like to be an …

Claremont McKenna College

Taking the Plunge


After 5+ years working in college admissions, I found myself at a crossroads.  Do I continue working with students as an admission counselor or do I take a risk and follow my dream of becoming a college counselor?  I decided …

Sacramento Legislative Building

UC Budget Boost


If I can advocate for higher education and students, especially from the ease of my computer keyboard, then I am all for it.  How many of us got emails from the UCOP last spring asking us to help by sending …