“Sometimes people think they’re putting on a better act than they actually are,” admissions officer Riley Haris at University of Lynchburg says about falsified activities and essays. We discuss most memorable essays, automatic denials, welcome and unwelcome counselor involvement, and what attributes matter most for gaining admission. Plus, how being one of five siblings taught her how to spot a fib. Lynchburg is featured as one of the “Colleges That Change Lives.”
“Even well-meaning parents may be unintentionally contributing to a more stressful experience for their teenager during the college admission process,” says adolescent and adult psychologist Dr. Montgomery. This week, SocratesPost continues the convo on how parents contribute to their teenagers’ stress and what to do about it.
“Teenagers engage in… ‘all or nothing’ thinking.” This week, we interview psychologist Dr. Aaron Montgomery on how the college admissions process impacts mental health and what parents can do about it.
“Will Stanford need to change to survive?” Who is exempt from completely overhauling their edu system. How colleges are morphing into a totally technological experience — including getting a degree just from your smartphone. Plus, the biggest challenges for Claremont Lincoln University’s COO and EVP, Joe Sallustio.
“University is struggling, the business model is not working.” COO and Executive VP of Claremont Lincoln, Joe Sallustio, discusses what doesn’t work about the university business model, how higher ed is changing before our eyes, and why colleges should be training students for jobs that don’t even exist yet.