A big part of senior year will be my role as a Senior Admission Fellow in the Office of Admission. After an application and interview process this spring, I received word around finals week that I had been selected as one of six students for this internship.
Fellows are PC seniors who conduct non-evaluative personal interviews of prospective students. Interviews at PC are not required for admission; instead, they are optional, informational interviews where students and counselors (or Fellows) discuss the applicant’s interest in PC and answer any questions that come up. All Fellows attend several training sessions with the admission staff in August prior to starting interviews in September.
We submit interview summaries to the students’ respective counselors as well as follow up with each student after the interview. The six of us will also be attending local college fairs, working large-scale admission events like Open House, and observing the Committee on Admission——where final admission decisions are made——later this semester.
During Fall 2014, I will be doing five interviews [Continue reading]