On this week’s episode of Getting In: A College Coach Conversation, guest host Sally Ganga talks about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) programs, beginning post-secondary education at two-year institutions, and how to teach your soon-to-be-college-student to set up a budget.
Families have many questions about the college admissions process: SAT or ACT? When should I visit colleges? How should I spend my summer? At some point, families also start wondering about the people behind the whole process. Who are these mysterious humans who make admissions decisions? I talked to my colleagues to find out how they got into the field and why they were drawn to the work.
We’re bringing back our popular series, Meet an Admissions Counselor, where we introduce students and families to a different member of the College Coach admissions team. Drop in to see what we’re reading, where we went to school, and our strategies for beginning the college essay. As you work with us to find an educational consultant who best fits your needs or the needs of your child, we will help you consider the personality and working styles that will bring out the best in you or your student. Today we introduce Lauren DiProspero.
Where are you from?
Lauren: I grew up in Ridgewood, NJ.
Where did you go to school?
Lauren: Bryn Mawr College and Teachers College, Columbia University for my Master’s degree.
What did you study?
Lauren: I studied Political Science.Continue reading