Get Wise: College Admissions Explained

S107 - You don't need a title to be a leader.

Episode Summary

Collegewise founder Kevin McMullin is back to discuss the fundamentals of leadership as it relates to college applications. Find out why being elected class president won’t impress admissions officers, why some of the most compelling stories of high school leadership come from students who aren’t formally in charge of anything, why some of the best opportunities to lead lie within your own passions and community, and how a kid named David Husslebee made a name for himself with a set identical Hawaiian shirts.

Episode Notes

"Take me to your leaders: What college admissions deans are looking for" by Brennan Barnard

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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.