Ashley (Hennigan) Budd hosts an Admissions Live round table discussion about the application process for 2014, how information technology has changed the business and what we need to do to make the experience better for everyone. Joining the show are Rick Clark, Director of Admission at Georgia Institute of Technology, Jacki Murphy, Director of Undergraduate Admission at St. Michael’s College, and Lisa Bleich, President of College Bound Mentor and author of the upcoming book: Surviving the College Application Process. Tune in as they discuss Common App 4.

Taken from the live broadcast, October 22, 2013.

Topics discussed during the LIVE broadcast include:

  • 2013-2014 application process
  • New features of CA4
  • Technical challenges
  • College information online
  • Student, parent and counselor feedback
  • Peer recommendations
  • Advice for young professionals
  • Tips for others

… and more


As Common App Announces Fixes, Admissions Offices Preach Calm
by Eric Hoover via The Chronicle of Higher Education


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Episode Host

Ashley Budd

Ashley Budd

Ashley Budd is a digital strategist and designer based in upstate New York. She specializes in bringing offline experiences online. Ashley is director of digital marketing at Cornell University serving Alumni Affairs and Development. Prior to joining the team at Cornell, Ashley spent more than five years in Enrollment Management and Career Services at Rochester Institute of Technology. Ashley speaks about college admissions, digital fundraising, communication and media technologies.

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