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Deferred, Not Defeated

Deferred, Not Defeated

By Rebecca Joseph I know it’s bittersweet to get deferred from your Early Decision or Early Action college! But you didn’t get rejected. They just want to look at you in the regular admission pool. Your chances of ultimately getting …
Look Forward In College Application Essays

Look Forward In College Application Essays

By Rebecca Joseph Many high school seniors are busy writing college application essays. Through these essays, seniors can share unique stories that help admissions officers picture them on their campuses. Yet many applicants miss the mark. They think admissions...
Professional Development for a Middle Manager

Professional Development for a Middle Manager

By Kristine Lee In my opinion, middle managers are often overlooked. Pressure comes from all sides and the middle manager needs to learn how to navigate these unchartered waters. Finding happiness in the middle is very possible, but it takes...
WACAC Fundraising Update

WACAC Fundraising Update

By Kevin Dyerly, WACAC Development Chair What a great conference our affiliate hosted recently in San Diego for 7,400 of our closest friends and colleagues!  For those of you who attended our WACAC affiliate business meeting that Thursday, you heard...
Unpacking Online Higher Education

Unpacking Online Higher Education

By Chris Tokuhama   “We must restore integrity to online learning and will not tolerate programs that fall short.”   This statement, issued as part of Hillary Clinton’s New College Compact, raised questions regarding the way in which online...
A Plea Against Ghostwriting the College Essay

A Plea Against Ghostwriting the College Essay

Recently, I have traveled to schools, college fairs, libraries, and many homes to help kids with their college applications, including their college application essays and/or personal statements. While I brainstorm essay topics with them and provide some guiding...