Many students put tremendous focus on getting into college, but then expect everything will be fine once they are admitted. That is the simple part. What should you do once you get into college so that you are best prepared for graduate school or your first job? This episode is a wide-ranging, big-picture discussion about the hurdles students have to overcome in today’s higher education system, with some practical advice on what students can do to be successful in school and later on in their career and life.
Mike is an education consultant, entrepreneur and founder of admission2college, an educational consulting practice in Denver CO. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Colorado State University. He has over 25 years of experience in higher education, including being the Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid at the California Institute of Integral Studies and serving as the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment at the University of Denver.