Listen to Episode 4F of Getting In:
This month the Harvard Graduate School of Education issued a report that called for sweeping changes in the college admissions process. Host Julie Lythcott-Haims and Getting In expert Steve LeMenager talk about the report's highlights, which emphasize authentic community service and de-emphasize the importance of AP courses and standardized test scores.
Steve is the president of Edvice, a college counseling firm. He was previously a director of admissions at Princeton University.
Plus, Julie and Steve answer listener questions. One listener suggests applicants look into ROTC programs and the GI Bill as a way to finance college. And a mom in Florida wonders what the right fit for her son might be when he has so many interests across science, humanities, music, and language.
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