Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2016"

Curated by Amy Hammer

As much as the admission cycle is seasonal, each year presents itself with new challenges along with rewarding experiences. It is difficult to predict what will happen next as people change jobs, responsibilities are added to …

Presidential Pontifications

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By Ed Devine

White House Reach Higher Initiative – California Style
Unprecedented Partnership Will Drive the Mission

First Lady, Michelle Obama, created the Reach Higher Initiative to encourage every student in America to take charge of their post-secondary education plans.  …

The fifth and final installment in a series of posts dedicated to a deeper-than-usual dive into the college admissions process.

By Jenny Umhofer

Many pixels have been parsed over the subject of “the future of college admissions.”  These forward-looking conversations …

The WACAC Annual Conference (https://www.wacac.org/wacac-2016/) is just around the corner and as we all prepare for networking and professional development opportunities, I want to put a plug in for the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Institute (https://www.wacac.org/idea/), which is a …

By Curtis Morisaki

The Journey

McCloud, California may not be a highly populated place but it’s the hometown of a higher education and social justice trailblazer. Valerie Bordeaux, Director of University Outreach and School Relations at California State University, Long …

By Chris Helvajian

Now that it’s past May 1, it’s time to look back and reflect (or start making frantic waitlist calls if you didn’t quite make your class). In the spirit of the end of the season, I want …