Varsity Blues: A Discussion on Ethical College Admissions Advising

Panel Discussion | May 30 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 206 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 Gael Casner, founder and partner, College Find; Dr. Elizabeth Stone, Executive Director, Campanile College Admissions Counseling

 UC Berkeley Extension

The Independent Education Consulting industry is growing and with growth comes growing pains. Recent admission improprieties and the coverage that followed remind us of our responsibility to our collective representation, individual responsibility and unavoidable hazards of our occupation.

Join us for a candid and serious conversation on ethical admissions advising. Three seasoned Independent Educational Consultants, who balance their practice with professional IEC leadership roles will share their personal experiences navigating sticky ethical situations and answer audience questions.

All practicing or studying or retired or alumni, independent educational consultants are warmly welcomed to attend this unique event.

Panel Moderator:
Margaret Rothe, MA Higher Education Student Affairs, is known for her energy, IEC community leadership and tech innovation. Having cultivated experience in campus leadership, mapping campus policy and most recently charting IEC best practices for the purpose of, she brings her unique qualifications and pragmatic perspective to conversations about the future of the IEC industry.

Gael Casner, founder and partner of College Find, has helped hundreds of students navigate the complex world of college admissions with confidence. Gael spent six years on the Board of Directors (President and Past President) of the Higher Education Consultants Association, a national organization that serves approximately 1,100 independent college consultants, and is currently on their Ethics Committee.

Dr. Elizabeth Stone, Executive Director of Campanile College Admissions Counseling, has been called “an expert in her field” by Dean Douglas Christiansen of Vanderbilt University. As author of the newly released book, The Better College Essay: Fitting In and Standing Out, Dr. Stone is considered a national leader in the field of college essay writing and admissions and speaks at national conferences and training programs including the Independent Educational Consultants Association.

We look forward to seeing you in Berkeley. Seating is limited. Sign up today.

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