Learn More About Student Activism and the Admission Process

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Should student activism influence college admission decisions?

Tune into Admissions Live today at 11 a.m. ET to learn how colleges are responding to student disciplinary actions stemming from political protests.

Host Adam Castro will be joined by NACAC President-Elect Stefanie Niles and Eric Hoover, a senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The question of how disciplinary records are used in the college admission process came to the forefront following the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The tragedy spurred an increase in student-led protests, and in some cases, student activists faced disciplinary actions at school.

“In our work, we must ask how these actions will affect college admission decisions,” the episode description notes.

Catch the show live and learn how colleges are responding to the issue.

Admitted writer/editor Mary Stegmeir welcomes additional comments and story ideas at mstegmeir@nacacnet.org.

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