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YCBK 230: Interview about CLEP & with David Vise [Transcript]

YCBK 230: Interview about CLEP & 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

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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 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

Don’t forget to send your questions related to any and every facet of the college process to:

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