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Group Tours: Providing Access

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I know campus tours can be a great tool for access. Every year more students than I can count write about the moment they arrived at a college campus and suddenly realized that they had found the place for them. …

By Pamela Baker, Independent Admissions Consultant, Right College Choice

On the first day of my son’s freshman year I reported to a classroom full of parents by following instructions on the card I received in the mail.  I was glad …

By Gabrielle Dorsey

In 2012, President Obama created a program known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which promised to change the game for undocumented students. While there are several qualifications and restrictions for the program, generally speaking, it …

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 Jamilla Jamison

 

Reading season is both an exciting and exhausting time for me (probably also for many of my colleagues as well). Every year I’m blown away by all the amazing things our students are able to do …

By Yamilet Medina López

 

In my continued interest of all things college admissions related, this past December provided another deep reflection period for me as I listened to oral arguments during a Fisher vs. University of Texas at Austin …

DEA Inclusion: In Praise of Data

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By Tony Losongco

 

The summer before starting grad school for college counseling, I got a student job with the university’s institutional research office. I call it the best three-month campus orientation I could have received. It wasn’t because of …

DEA Inclusion

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By Jamilla Jamison

A few weeks ago, my colleague Yamilet Medina López posted a blog about the much-discussed Fisher v. University of Texas – Austin Supreme Court case. In an effort to keep the WACAC and higher education community informed …

DEA Inclusion: Spanish Programming

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By Maureen Ruiz-Sundstrom

Harvey Mudd College

 

Being now in my third year on the job, I feel that I am in a position where, more than just improve on the programs I currently oversee, I can begin to think …