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YCBK 282: Vern Granger, Understanding the University of Connecticut-2/2 [Transcript]

YCBK 282: Vern Granger, Understanding the University of Connecticut-2/2

In this week’s episode you will hear


  • Mark gives an overview of his visit to nine colleges in southern California
  • Mark shares five new Higher Ed Updates
  • Mark interviews Vern Granger, Director of Admissions at the University of Connecticut and Chairman of the Board at NACAC-Part 2 of 2

Preview Part 2

  • Vern explains what ACES is, ACES is an acronym that stands for Academic Center for Exploratory Students
  • Vern answers a question about scholarships at U Conn that a student from Connecticut sent in
  • Vern talks about the Honors Program at U Conn
  • Vern answers a question a parent submitted about whether the published information for admission stats are for the Storrs campus or does it include the other four campuses
  • Vern talks about how admission works at the four regional campuses
  • Vern talks about how you can set up a conversation with an admission officer
  • Vern talks about how the U Conn chat bot works and how they leverage technology
  • Vern comments individually on about eight of U Conn’s strongest majors

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