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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 …

The Journey

Having parents as educators can help one pursue some of the same professional passions. For Adam Stoltz, Director of Admissions at California State University, Chico (Chico State) that has definitely been the case.

“My parents were a really …

By Curtis Morisaki

 

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Dreaming of a glorious career working in the movies is why some people attend college in Los Angeles, “City of Angels.” For Kirk Brennan, Director of Undergraduate Admission at the University of Southern California …

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Passion for working in the college environment and interacting with students during undergraduate can lead to a dedicated admissions career. Gary Clark, Director of Undergraduate Admission at the University of California, Los Angeles, is a great example.

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By Curtis Morisaki

 

The Journey

Stumbling through the college search process and copying what your most knowledgeable friends do (researching colleges) is no small feat for a first-generation student. April Crabtree, Director of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment at the …

By Curtis Morisaki

The Journey
Higher education inspires people to do great things and sometimes the field allows professionals to work at the same institution for 24 years. Steve Maples, Director of Admissions, at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) …

By Curtis Morisaki

The Journey
Imagine trying to get out of the college admissions bubble and finding yourself sticking with and going back to the profession. Seth Allen, Vice President & Dean of Admissions at Financial Aid at Pomona College, …

By Curtis Morisaki

The Journey
Blowing out your knee as an athlete in college may seem like the end of the world, but for Becky Konowicz the injury opened the door for new opportunities. After her injury, Konowicz decided she …

Admission Leaders in Action: Amy Jarich

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The Journey
Today’s admissions professionals might call it snail mail, but for Amy Jarich one postcard invite to attend a college’s open house became a window of opportunity. As a first-generation college student, Jarich and her parents didn’t necessarily know …