Interview 122: Arlene Cash on “Wisdom from 5 decades as an admissions leader”

  • Arlene gives her illustrious background at 11 different institutions of Higher Ed from the east to the south to the west
  • Arlene shares the highlights of her career
  • Arlene shares what she is doing at the Character Collaborative
  • Arlene shares what students and parents are overlooking when it comes to picking a college
  • Arlene answers the question, “How can someone break through the noise to figure out if a school is character or personality match”
  • Arlene answers the question, “How important is the financial health of the school”
  • Arlene says something very surprising about strategic plans
  • Arlene gives her advice about each school’s IR page
  • Arlene shares advice on how to research colleges
  • Arlene talks about Core Values
  • Arlene talks about how HBCU’s have changed
Arlene Cash
  • Arlene talks about admission practices and admission trends
  • Arlene talks about whether a certain type of student does better at a small, mid-size or large school
  • Arlene talks about the resources on a college campus that students don’t take advantage of enough
  • Arlene gives students tips on what to do on a college visit
  • Arlene gives her perspective on student loans
  • Arlene, answers the question, how important is a school’s name recognition?
  • Arlene goes on an extended version of the hot seat

You can also listen on Episode 274, Episode 276, and Episode 278