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YCBK 424: More Observations from Admissions Decisions For the Class of 2024 [Transcript]

YCBK 424: More Observations from Admissions Decisions For the Class of 2024

Introduction :

  • Mark and Julia discuss what they learned from admissions decisions from the class of 2024
  • Lisa interviews Elizabeth Hamlet, a Disability Services Expert. They discuss how students with Disabilities can successfully transition to college-Part 1 of 3

Preview :

  • Liz shares her backstory from special ed teacher to author and success advocate for students with learning disabilities.
  • Liz talks about the range of disability accommodations that colleges provide, and she talks about how those accommodations differ from high school accommodations.
  • Liz talks about what colleges are legally bound to provide versus what is optional or what services they can charge for
  • Liz talks about what a student needs to do to keep their accommodation.
  • Liz tells us, How much do students need to advocate for themselves?
  • Liz talks about how FERPA impacts parent communication once a student in college


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