College applications on Midmorning

Click below to access the live-blogging “transcript” — complete with links to an article, book and video — for 49-minute conversation on college applications and essays on today’s Midmorning program.

http://www.coveritlive.com/index2.php/option=com_altcaster/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=81c65bf302

The program:

Inside college admissions
Broadcast: Midmorning, 12/14/2010, 9:06 a.m.

St. Paul, Minn. — Many college applications are due at the end of the year, and most students have saved the dreaded essay and resume of activities for last.

Midmorning discusses the undergraduate application process: how to navigate it, and whether the current admissions criteria can tell you if a student is worthy of attending a college.

Guests
  • Jacques Steinberg: education correspondent for the New York Times.
  • Frank Sachs: Past president of the National Association of College Admissions Counseling. He is a college counselor at the Blake School in Minneapolis.
Resources
  • Good live-coverage, thanks for these useful links! I will share them with my high-school student.

    • Anonymous

      Thanks! And just wait till I learn the program enough to post book images and videos instead of just links…..

  • Great post – great tips! But the last part seemed a little harsh “and whether the current admissions criteria can tell you if a student is worthy of attending a college.” rather strong words, no? http://www.averyeducation.com