YCBK 230: Interview about CLEP & Modernstates.org with David Vise

In this week's episode you will hear

Introduction : Mark shares several announcements about major developments in Higher Education

Interview David Vise, Executive Director of Modernstates.org

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  • David gives his backstory
  • Dave tells us what a CLEP exam is
  • He tells us who CLEP courses are for
  • Dave explains how CLEP is different from AP
  • Dave shares how high schools and colleges and HBCUs are using Modern States
  • Dave explains what the difference is between Modern States and CLEP

Please send in your questions either on Twitter at @YCBKpodcast using the Messages tab (this is our preference) or via email at Questions@yourcollegeboundkid.com for the 25 admissions interviews we are doing in the summer and fall. Our interviews are with the following people at the following schools:

Confirmed interviews

  • Bard-Mackie Siebens
  • Mercer-Kelly Holloway
  • Oregon State-Jon Boeckenstadt (Interview about a range of admission topics)-July 19th
  • Reed-Milyon Truelove-
  • Rice University-Tamara Siler
  • St Johns College-Benjamin Baum-This interview is on June 8th
  • University Pittsburgh-Tom Becker-
  • American University-Andrea Felder
  • Texas Christian University (TCU)-Heath Einstein-This interview is on July 6th
  • Michigan State University-John Ambrose-This interview is on June 10th
  • Pitzer College-Yvonne Berumen
  • Chapman University-Marcela Meija-Martinez
  • Connecticut College-Andy Strickler*
  • Trinity College-Anthony Berry*
  • Trinity University-Justin Doty-(interview about athletic recruitment process for DIII schools)-July 15th
  • College of the Atlantic-Heather Albert*
  • Spelman College-Chelsea Holley*
  • Scripps College-Victoria Romero*
  • Saint Louis University-Daniel Wood-(Interview is about transfer admissions, Daniel is a transfer counselor)
  • University of Connecticut-Vern Granger*
  • Colby College-Randi Arsenault*
  • Hamilton College-Peaches Valdes*
  • University of Georgia-David Graves*
  • Washington University St Louis-Ronne Turner
  • University of Rochester-Robert Alexander*
  • University of Delaware-Darrell Edmonds

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  • Thank you so much for this podcast! I had no idea what CLEP was before listening to this. This was so very helpful! Our family is going to explore using this for our 2 high school kids. Much appreciated!