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

“Inside The Admissions Office” will be moderated by Jordan Goldman, the founder and CEO of, 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

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