SIGN-UP NOW! SIGN-UP NOW! Click to become a VoiceAmerica Member for Free!
Voiceamerica radio logo
voiceamerica-variety radio logo
Apple logo Google Play Store Kindle store
Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Thursday at 1 PM Pacific

June 02nd 2016:Community College Education Outcomes, Using a 529 Plan to Pay for College, Greek Life

Much has been written lately about the amount of debt incurred by students pursuing bachelor’s degrees at four year institutions. But what about community college? We’ll welcome Jessica Braithwaite, a postdoctoral research associate at the Community College Research Center at Columbia University’s Teachers College, to the show to discuss whether or not this is a viable option for many students. We’ll also take a closer look at the role Greek life, i.e., fraternities and sororities, can play on campus and discuss the things you need to consider when using funds from a 529 plan to pay for colleg

Read more
Share Email SHARE
Download PDF DOWNLOAD PDF
Get Code GET CODE

Tune in

Thursday at 1 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel
LISTEN LIVE
EPISODE ON DEMAND
VIEW HOST PAGE
Questions? Comments?
Call In Live!
Toll Free: 1-866-472-5788
Intl: 001-480-398-1394

Featured Guests

Guest Image

Karen Spencer

Karen Spencer has worked in education for her entire career. After graduating from Valparaiso University in Indiana, she went on to receive her master in education degree from the University of Virginia. Her love of education began when she was a tour guide at Valpo and in the admissions office of the Curry School of Education at UVA. She began her professional work in residence life at Hope College (MI) and then at Franklin & Marshall College (PA) in admissions. Most recently Karen worked as the assistant director of undergraduate admissions at Georgetown University (DC) where she was responsible for recruitment and transfer admissions, and sat on the admissions committee for the McDonou
Read more
Guest Image

Jessica Brathwaite

Jessica Brathwaite conducts qualitative and quantitative research on the use of computer mediated technology in community college classrooms, as well as system and state-wide developmental education reform. Brathwaite holds a PhD in sociology from Temple University. She holds a BA in sociology from CUNY Hunter College and an MA in sociology from Temple. Her dissertation focuses on NYC high schools during former Mayor Bloomberg's administration and asks: How has inequality between schools in socioeconomic status, racial composition, and graduation rates changed during this reform era? Brathwaite has taught sociology of organizations at CUNY Hunter College and a research methods course in
Read more
Guest Image

Laurie Peltier

Laurie Peltier spent more than twenty years in financial aid at the college and university level prior to joining College Coach. Ms. Peltier graduated from Bentley University with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, and completed her Master's in Business Administration at Anna Maria College, where she also served as Financial Aid Director. In addition, she was an Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Becker College and has worked as a consultant with several other colleges in Massachusetts. Ms. Peltier is an expert in many aspects of the field, but the combination of her professional commitment to and personal interest in helping families understand the financial aid process has resulted in p
Read more

Share This Episode

facebook Share On Facebook
twitter Share On Twitter
Linkedin Share On LinkedIn
Share Email Share this E-mail
https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation 15/12/2017 01:00 15/12/2017 02:00 Getting In: A College Coach Conversation https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation Much has been written lately about the amount of debt incurred by students pursuing bachelor’s degrees at four year institutions. But what about community college? We’ll welcome Jessica Braithwaite, a postdoctoral research associate at the Community College Research Center at Columbia University’s Teachers College, to the show to discuss whether or not this is a viable option for many students. We’ll also take a closer look at the role Greek life, i.e., fraternities and sororities, can play on campus and discuss the things you need to consider when using funds from a 529 plan to pay for college. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
Email Host Email the Host

Connect with VoiceAmerica

Download our mobile apps
App store Google play Blackberry store
GPlus Facebook Twitter Linkedin Social Media
presspass-banner