I’ve always had a fondness for Dartmouth. To me, it’s the Ivy that’s content to do its own thing, nestled in the remote town of Hanover where its students can bend the bounds of their own intellectualism far from the trappings and distractions of bright city lights. Its alumni are unsurprisingly talented and thoughtful—including favorite sportswriters, journalists, comedians, and actors like Zach Lowe, Rembert Browne, Mindy Kaling, and Meryl Streep—and, if you’ll allow me to remark on purely anecdotal evidence, especially effusive about their experiences at Dartmouth.
On the latest episode of Getting In: A College Coach Conversation, host Ian Fisher welcomed guests to explore the University of California application, with special attention given to how to approach their essays. He also welcomed a College Coach finance expert to talk about applying for scholarships. You can listen to the complete show on the Voice America network or by searching for Getting in: A college Coach Conversation wherever you get your podcasts.