Lisa gives her backstory, where she grew up, how she got into admissions, and various jobs that she has had
Lisa answers the question, “what does a student need to know about themselves before embarking on their college search?”
Lisa shares some of the common places where students start their search that are often ill-advised.
I ask Lisa, how can a student focus on fit when there is so much pressure on them to focus on prestige and she gives us some sage advice
Lisa is very candid with the pressure administrators feel from trustees about the college’s ranking, and Lisa and Mark have a candid conversation about rankings and how flawed they are as the primary way of selecting a college.
Lisa answers the question, how does a student know whether they will feel a sense of belonging at a campus?
Lisa shares some great ideas of what to do on a college visit that goes beyond the traditional information session and tour
Mark asks Lisa if “fit” can change from when you start the process to when you are finishing up?