Many admission professionals take on a master’s degree program early in their career; for others, the pursuit of an advanced degree might come later, alongside a significant amount of additional responsibilities and commitments. What are the pros and cons of this later start? How can one utilize advanced knowledge of the industry to complement one’s education?

In this episode of Admissions Live, we’ll break down some of the benefits and potential pitfalls of this educational timeline. We’ll also speak to the pros and cons of pursuing a career at one college or university, and how to take full advantage of the networks at and beyond that institution to grow as a professional.


Admissions Live is sponsored by mStoner, Inc.

Episode Host

Nicole Lentine

Nicole Lentine

Nicole Lentine is business development specialist at mStoner, Inc. Nicole works closely with mStoner's marketing team to connect with new clients, identifying their challenges and finding the solutions that best fit their needs. Nicole previously served as an admissions counselor at her alma mater, Champlain College in Burlington, VT. She speaks about college admissions and digital communication strategies at regional and national conferences including NEACAC, HigherEdWeb, and UBTech.


Jayson Hodge

Jayson Hodge is a Senior Admissions Officer with the University of Connecticut Office of Undergraduate Admissions.  He has spent nearly 2 decades with UCONN, during which he has recruited students from across the United States, Europe, and Asia.  Jayson’s current role at UConn has him involved in the management of Honors, Scholarship, and combined undergraduate and graduate programs in Medicine, Pharmacy, Law and Dental Medicine.  Jayson has enjoyed a long professional relationship with the New England Association of College Admission Counseling, and currently serves as the Chair for the Articles of Organization and Bylaws Committee.


Nicole Lentine

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