Interview 105: Sue Corner on “Understanding Willamette”
- Sue opens up by sharing the very unique historical role Willamette University has played in the region and in the nation.
- Sue explains what is the hallmark of what makes Willamette special.
- Sue talks about how the location of Willamette makes it special.
- Sue talks about the internship opportunities Willamette offers
- Sue talks about the different schools that comprise Willamette, and she talks about a couple of very exciting new programs.
- Sue talks about how they navigate their partnership with PCNCA.
- Sue talks about the dual degree and accelerated degree programs Willamette offers
- Sue shares the things that have changed at Willamette since Sue was a student.
- Sue also shares the things that have changed with the city of Salem over the years.
- Sue talks about how Willamette and Lewis, and Clark are different.
- Sue talks about what the Northwest 5 consortium is
- Sue talks about who the overlap schools are
- Sue talks about what is unique about the admissions process at Willamette.
- Sue talks about how admissions officers evaluate an applicant.
- Sue talks about writing, extracurriculars, and admissions interviews.
- Sue talks about the role demonstrated interest plays in admissions decisions.
- Sue talks about the role that test scores play in admissions decisions.
- Sue talks about the role test scores play in merit scholarships.
- Sue talks about whether the ability to pay impacts admission decisions.
- Sue discusses whether Williamette offers need and merit or only merit-based money
- Sue talks about two different fly-in visit programs that they have.
- Sue encourages people to email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sue encourages people to copy and email the regional admission officer.
- Sue goes on the hot seat in our lightning round.
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