Director of public policy and research at the National Association for College Admission Counseling, David Hawkins, joins Admissions Live for an inside look at the 10th anniversary State of College Admissions Report, a must-have professional development tool for all college counselors. Host, Ashley Hennigan, leads a discussion about the report taking a birds-eye-view on each chapter and diving deeper into important topics and research findings.

Taken from the live broadcast, January 15, 2013.

Topics discussed during the LIVE broadcast include:

  • Graduation, application, and enrollment statistics
  • Admission review practices
  • Diversity and Fisher v. University of Texas
  • High school visits
  • Technology
  • Financial aid counseling
  • College rankings
    … and much more


State of College Admission Report – 2012

National Association for College Admission Counseling


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Article Author

Ashley Budd

Ashley Budd

Producer, Host of Higher Ed Special Edition
Assistant Director of Social Media Strategy, Cornell University

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