NACAC Launches Podcast Series

NACAC today launched its College Admissions Decoded podcast series to help students, families, and the professionals who support them better understand the admission process.

The first episode, “College Admission After Operation Varsity Blues,” features insights from:

  • Stefanie Niles, NACAC president and vice president for enrollment and communications at Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Angel Pérez, vice president for enrollment and student success at Trinity College (CT)
  • Jim Rawlins, director of admissions/assistant vice president of enrollment management at the University of Oregon

Additional College Admissions Decoded episodes will be released in July and August. The series, developed in the wake of the “Operation Varsity Blues” bribery scandal, examines how the college admission process works for the approximately 20 million students who apply each year, as well as challenges to the process that the scandal brought to light.

Visit the podcast website to listen to the first episode, view a transcript of the conversation, and learn more about the series.

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

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