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37 minutes | Dec 6, 2016
09 - Measuring college readiness, the open road opens doors, & how beer goggles effect may be wrong
In this episode, hear one man’s mission to change the standard measurement for college readiness, as well as one woman’s professional triumph, and why the beer goggles effect may have it all wrong.
43 minutes | Nov 1, 2016
08 - There's more to students and student success, than grades
If you take away athletic trophies and the honor roll, are there other ways to define a successful student? You bet there are, and here’s why it’s time to break away from the usual measures. Also, hear about a college course that takes experiential learning to new heights. And holistic admissions: what is it exactly and how big of a trend is it becoming?
42 minutes | Oct 4, 2016
07 - Getting more minorities into college, and the link between what you study vs what you can earn
In this episode, we hear from a man once recognized by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Dr. Freeman Hrabowski shares his view on getting more minorities into college. Also, a story of a boy who had to bus over a mountain to get to a better school. Now the man that boy became, talks of his struggles with racism, ostracization back home and his relentless pursuit for a better life. Finally, a fascinating look at the correlation between what you study in school and your earning potential.
32 minutes | Sep 6, 2016
06 - Get inspired for back to school, college perks, and changing the face of college admissions
In this episode, get inspired by motivational speaker Arel Moodie, plus hear what lengths colleges go to, to win over students. If you’ve ever wondered if our business leaders could have a more solid moral standing when making all those big decisions, then you’ll want to hear about this course designed just for that. And finally, submit a video over a traditional application for college admissions? It’s happening.
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