Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2014"
Inclusion

In my previous post, I spoke about the value and importance of Ethnic Studies for the development of young scholars and today’s society by extension of these scholars’ presence in society. The film I discussed was one I first viewed …

Jeff Morrow

Planting Seeds

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The first rule of farming is to plant the seeds of the crop that you intend to grow. Admittedly, I am not a farmer, and in the interest of full disclosure, I don’t know the first rule of farming. However, …

IDEA Institute

I have an IDEA…

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Each year WACAC offers several pre-conferences for admission professionals to address specific topics in more depth during the annual conference.  Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA), is one of the pre-conferences.  IDEA is designed to create a safe space that …

What the WACAC?

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With the conference fast approaching, I figure I would give a breakdown of exactly what the social media themes are for each day of the conference and how you can participate to make @WACAC a better community than it already …

Nick Soper

Inside/Outside

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Art education is often so completely underrated. You want to develop grit, or other skills that will help you survive in the workplace after college? Make art (and learn about the process of making it).

The majority of my students …

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Lizzie Bennett

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The college process has a lot of fairy tale-like aspects. Like Cinderella, I’ve had to research, visit, and perform all sorts of tedious tasks before being able to show up at the ball, or the Common App. My fairy godmother …

Jeff Morrow

This is my second to last blog in this series and I thought that I would double back to where I began. The bio Dome. I won’t rehash the whole thing right here because it’s available on this site and …

It hasn’t quite been a full year for me as a college counselor, but with the school year drawing to a close (20 school days til graduation!), it’s time to look back on how my ’til “freshman year” on the …

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Driving Into the Future

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My Options
Now to explain how I have narrowed down my options I have to explain all of my options.

I was accepted to three schools: all Catholic, four-year institutions. Two of them are in-state and one is two states …

The recipe for a college tour chaperone, apparently, is equal parts cat-herder, Realtor, and grief counselor. Last month, I was one of five chaperones for the Ivy League Project, a Central Valley group that took 32 students on an East …