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Transfer Sessions with A.J.


By AJ Howell-Williams

Understanding the Transfer Population

Let’s begin with some interesting findings from the recently released 2015 State of College Admission report, produced by NACAC. Nearly 40% of all students who began their college career in 2008 transferred at …

Transfer Sessions with A.J.


Hello, my name is A.J. Williams, and this is my initial foray into a WACAC blog aimed at speaking to the Transfer perspective at a four year institution. The goal is to be able to speak to the joys, challenges, …


The Scientific Method: Conclusion


And now, the end.

We’ve been working our way through the college admissions process using the scientific method as our guide. We’ve touched on the question, observation, hypothesis, and experimentation. And now, the conclusion.

The conclusion phase is where you …

If you’re reading this blog for the first time, welcome. And if you’ve read it before, welcome back. Whichever group you fall into, it’s a sure thing that somewhere on the interwebs, a data aggregator knows what pages you’ve clicked …

Thanks for the Entertainment


While many students this time of year are celebrating wonderful admission letters, scholarship awards, etc., and then there are also the other ones. You know the ones I mean. The students with the situations that make us sigh, cry, laugh, …

I once took a class in which the instructor used what he referred to as the “Jeopardy Method” of grading. Under his system, students earned points for correct test answers, well-written essays, etc., but we could also lose points for …