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Work and Study: Hiring Tour Guides and Professional Development

Work and Study: Hiring Tour Guides and Professional Development

By Megan McDevitt Work and Study is a blog series curated by Janine Bissic, Director of Admission of Whittier College. The series will feature posts by various higher education professionals about working with student staff. Our first installment is about...
The Way I See It: Reflections on This Year’s Admission Cycle

The Way I See It: Reflections on This Year’s Admission Cycle

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...
Tour Guide Horror Stories: Part 5

Tour Guide Horror Stories: Part 5

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 …
DEA Inclusion: Unwelcome on a College Campus

DEA Inclusion: Unwelcome on a College Campus

Guest blog by Laura Holguin, M.A., P.P.S., counselor at Leadership Public Schools: Hayward “What is it that you are looking for in a college?” a question I often ask students on a daily basis. Their responses vary: a specific major …
Tour Guide Horror Stories: Part 4

Tour Guide Horror Stories: Part 4

By Chris Helvajian At this point in the admissions cycle many of you are having important conversations with students about financial aid, deciding what school is the best fit for them, and answering questions about academics. This TGHS post will...