Get Wise: College Admissions Explained

S103 - Community service is not about the hours.

Episode Summary

This week we explore the role extracurriculars play in admissions. Do colleges look more favorably at certain activities? What do they mean by "sustained and meaningful" service? What if you want to build a hovercraft instead? Our guest is Tom Barry. Tom is a veteran college counselor, a former admissions officer at Colorado College, Stanford grad, and noted flannel enthusiast.

Episode Notes

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Get Wise: College Admissions Explained  is produced by Collegewise, the nation’s largest admissions counseling organization. With over 60 expert counselors and 40 testing and curriculum tutors, we’re out to change the way families approach college admissions.