Getting to the Deep End

Crabby recommends some books for a busman's holiday... Whether you're a college admission officer or a high school college counselor, it's important to have knowledge of the field of college admission beyond the viewbook or your students' GPAs. In the first instance, you need to be more than a salesperson for your institution, you need … Continue reading Getting to the Deep End

The Underside of College LIfe

I tend to idealize my own college experience, which I suppose everyone does after a certain age or even before. When I talk to my low-income first generation-college students I probably idealize college even more. Even so, I know I went to learn things and not for the parties or simply to make "contacts," which … Continue reading The Underside of College LIfe