YCBK 257: Be a College Admission Data Scientist [Transcript]
YCBK 259: Admission expert Jon Boeckenstedt Interview

YCBK 258: Matt Ward: Understanding Cal Lutheran University 2 of 2

In this week’s episode you will hear

Introduction: Mark shares a few announcements and he invites admissions professionals and college counselors who are attending the annual conference in Houston to meet with the YCBK hosts who are attending the conference. Mark gives a detailed description about Vince Garcia’s interview with the VP of enrollment at Cal Lutheran University: Matt Ward

Preview of Part 2 Matt talks about the outstanding, “Four to Finish” program that CLU offers at all its students

  • Matt talks about the diversity at CLU and how it has changed in the last 15 years
  • Matt talks about the challenges CLU faced when they had to respond to both a school shooting and area-wide fires at the same time
  • Matt talks about the professional sports teams that use CLU for their training and he shares the internship opportunities that this opens up for their students
  • Matt shares how the Sports Management program is really taking off at CLU
  • Vince puts Matt on the hotseat in our lightning round
  • Matt shares some opportunities that are going to be available as Higher Ed continues to get disrupted

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