Listen to Episode 3E of Getting In.
Guest host Amy Young, director of college counseling at Avenues New York, and expert Parke Muth answer listener questions. For nearly 30 years Muth worked in the admissions office and as a dean at the University of Virginia. He’s now a private consultant on the college admission process.
A mother in Portland wonders why some students get interviews and others don’t. A sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh, his backup college, wonders if it’s worthwhile to transfer to a more selective school. And a father in Virginia, exploring options for his daughter, is curious about “guaranteed admission” programs to top state universities after attending community college for two years.
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