What are some factors students and parents should consider when planning out their high school career to support college readiness? Check out my conversation with Curtis Ferguson, Associate Director of Admission at University of Southern California and Orlando Ramirez, Assistant Director of Admission at DePauw University. Curtis and Orlando break down the many factors that support college readiness. You don’t want to miss this one! 

Topics include:

  • High school academics and the role of Honors and AP course
  • The role of standardized tests in the admissions process
  • How to maximize extracurricular activities in high school
  • Finding the right college 

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