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Episode 57: Why Go to College?

December 26, 2022

Our world today is bursting with endless choices and possibilities. We like to believe that with a combination of drive, talent and optimism, there's so much that a person can do with their life. So in a world where you might do virtually anything, why go to college?

On this episode of College Admissions Insider, we're spending some time considering that essential question. After all, determining why you might want to go to college is the first step in any student's college admissions journey.

We'll chat about why a student might consider pursuing education post-high school, how college experiences aid personal growth, the lifelong influence of a college education and more.

Our guest is Joe Tranquillo, the associate provost for transformative teaching & learning at Bucknell.

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Episode 57

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