She is an adjunct member of the Program of American Studies faculty and taught a course on first-person narratives. What role do college counselors play in this whole process? They are wildly imaginative, creative and expressive. She lives in Gambier, Ohio. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. . While gulping down coffee and poring over statistics, we heard about a young woman from Kentucky we were not yet ready to admit outright.
Parents will enjoy the humor, drama, and poignancy of this collection. Both chose colleges I never imagined they would choose, and they were both very happy. Should it trump the qualifications of talented young female applicants? Kenyon is ideal for students who are self-directed learners, who are intellectually confident and are as comfortable studying the classics as they are curious about chemistry -- and well, for that matter, cartooning. She had taken six advanced placement courses and had been selected for a prestigious state leadership program. Last week, the 10 officers at my college sat around a table, 12 hours every day, deliberating the applications of hundreds of talented young men and women. Close interaction with students is the rule here: professors become mentors and friends. The classes she has delivered to our faculty are consistently composed of students who are academically first-rate, curious, interesting, and interested.
What kind of student does well at Kenyon? The elephant that looms large in the middle of the room is the importance of gender balance. These are questions that admissions officers like me grapple with. I wish I had had this book then. I then encouraged my daughter to choose the school whose colors I looked good in. What is your favorite thing about Kenyon? Once you become decidedly female in enrollment, fewer males and, as it turns out, fewer females find your campus attractive.
The Kenyon experience fosters connections of all kinds—to classmates and teachers and friends, to the life of the mind, to global perspectives, to our own unique traditions and history, and to a place of inspiration This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by Jennifer Delahunty. Acceptance by a top college is more than a gold star on a high school graduate's forehead today. Off to the waitlist you go. Admissions officers and college counselors are members of the same tribe. With Sean, we have dynamic new leadership, and blue skies are on the horizon for Kenyon. We were still able to modify the plans even at this stage.
Among the contributors, reflecting on everything from the beginning application process through move-in day, are Anna Quindlen, Jane Hamilton, and theNeurotic Parent blogger as well as admissions directors of Smith and Colby colleges. The percentage of domestic students of color has more than doubled since 2003, rising to 19 percent of the last enrolling class. I know all too well that parents will ache when their talented daughters read the letters and will feel a bolt of anger at the college admissions officers who didn't recognize how special their daughters are. Our greatest strength is our faculty, outstanding scholars who place the highest value on teaching. I will linger over letters, remembering individual students I've met, essays I loved, accomplishments I've admired.
He and his wife had experienced much the same issues while attempting to design their dream home through traditional methods and had nearly given up as well. Deep purple and black did look great on me. I went to an a cappella concert last week and saw one of our most senior faculty members sitting in the audience. This month, we have turned the interview tables on of to ask her our 5 Questions for the Dean. She is a frequent and valued source for the news media, and her 2006 New York Times essay brought national attention to admissions gender issues. We bring together 1,600 young men and women to study with nearly 200 professors on an exceptionally beautiful hilltop campus in central Ohio.
Other notable strengths include our distinguished literary tradition, many opportunities for research in the sciences, and programs connecting students to our rural surroundings. After our trip we were ready to go, we contacted Chris and Jamie; prepared a simple pencil sketch of how we thought the floorplan might look and committed to the build. During the section on privacy, in which we read Faulkner who was hounded by the press and contemporary authors on social media, my students were required to make a presentation on the essays we had read. In 2006, an op-ed she penned for the New York Times on gender issues in admissions, , went viral. Doing it this way left nothing to chance. Sheffield served with Delahunty on the Board of Trustees Task Force on Diversity, starting in 2004, and they worked to create the board Diversity Committee, among other initiatives.
Both attended colleges that made them wildly happy and that she never imagined they would choose — thus proving her theory that students end up where they should. She lives in Gambier, Ohio. I am only kidding a little. Our faculty likes — I mean, really likes—their students. She will be sorely missed, and the College owes her a huge debt of gratitude.