Interview 73: Christina Lopez on "Understanding Barnard College"
Interview 72: Christina Lopez on “Mental Health”
Christina shares her backstory including her theater background
Christina candidly shares her own challenge with her own mental health; how it impacts her on her job, and how she has learned to still excel on her job.
Christina relates her own struggles to the struggle’s students are facing with the stress of the college process with covid-19
Christina explains how she got so comfortable sharing her own struggles publicly
Christina answers the question, how is a student to know whether they should share a mental health struggle, or whether it will sabotage their admission chances. How does the essay differ from what a student would say with the therapist
Christina gives her assessment on whether admissions officers are good at understanding and accepting student’s mental health
Christina talks about one way Barnard discerns if a student is admissible when they have had mental health challenges
Christina closes with a profound statement about what she looks for and likes to see in an essay.