Course curriculum

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    1. INTRODUCTION

    • 1.1 WATCH: WELCOME - DAVID HOLMES & ANGEL PEREZ

    • 1.2 WATCH: COURSE INTRODUCTION - ARLENE CASH & SARAH MCGINTY

    • 1.3 READ: GETTING THE MOST OUT OF THIS COURSE

    • 1.4 WATCH: CHARACTER COLLABORATIVE & THE CONVERSATION ON CHANGING ADMISSIONS

    • 1.5 WATCH: HOW TO NAVIGATE THIS COURSE

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    2. THE ESSAY IN ADMISSION: EVOLUTION AND EVALUATION

    • 2.1 LISTEN: HISTORY AND IMPORTANCE

    • 2.2 WATCH: THE COMMON APPLICATION & ITS DEVELOPMENT

    • 2.3 WATCH: CREATING EVALUATION METHODS THAT EMPHASIZE CHARACTER

    • 2.4 WATCH: ESSAY QUESTIONS AND THE COLLEGES THAT CREATE THEM

    • 2.5 WATCH: NON-ACADEMIC FACTORS IN ADMISSION

    • 2.6 READ: STRATEGY SNAPSHOT - INFORMAL RESPONSES ON CHARACTER

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    3. THE SCHOOLS, THE ADVISORS, THE ESSAY

    • 3.1 WATCH: THE STUDENT

    • 3.2 WATCH: COUNSELING PRACTICES

    • 3.3 WATCH: ADVISING WITHIN THE CURRICULUM

    • 3.4 WATCH: ADVISING AT HOME

    • 3.5 WATCH: ATHLETES AND THE ESSAY

    • 3.6 WATCH: RESPONDING TO STUDENT WRITERS

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    SUMMARY & NEXT STEPS

    • 4.1 LISTEN: CONCLUDING THOUGHTS

    • 4.2 SURVEY: HOW DID WE DO?

    • 4.3 READ: COURSE RESOURCES

    • 4.4 READ: PARTNER BIOGRAPHIES