Bryn Mawr Joins Other Top Schools in Online Admissions Forum

Posted November 24th, 2009 at 4:07 pm.

rickard_thumbBryn Mawr’s Chief Enrollment and Communications Officer Jenny Rickard will join her counterparts from The University of Pennsylvania;  The University of Vermont; Princeton, Marquette, and Wesleyan Universities; and Grinnell and Williams Colleges for a live webcast about the admissions process on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.

The event, titled “Inside the Admissions Office,” is sponsored and will be streamed live by WSJ On Campus, a new college resource from The Wall Street Journal and Unigo.com.

“Inside The Admissions Office” will be moderated by Jordan Goldman, the founder and CEO of Unigo.com, and will cover topics including:

* An inside look at the process of reviewing a college application;
* Ranking the importance of grades, test scores, essays, interviews, and recommendations;
* Addressing possible weaknesses in an application;
* Things that can disqualify an otherwise strong applicant;
* Making one’s application stand out among the thousands received;
* The impact financial need has on admissions;
* The role parents should play.

The webcast will be available on-demand following the event on the WSJ On Campus Web site. Questions can be submitted in advance by sending an e-mail to WSJoncampus@unigo.com.

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