It Takes A Village: A Podcast For College-Bound Families

Straight to the source with admission leaders

What does holistic admission mean in the time of COVID-19? Admission deans from three selective colleges (Babson, Olin, and Wellesley) invite us into the process for an inside look and respond to the questions on everyone's minds about applying to college in a year like no other.

---

Alia Georges: alia.georges@olin.edu

Dan Johnston: Daniel.Johnston@olin.edu 

Who convinced who? Family communication in the college process

We sit down with Shirin ’22 and her “family of very technically-oriented nerds” to discuss communication in the college process and ask the question "Who had to convince who?" to the Olin student body about their college decisions.

---

Alia Georges: alia.georges@olin.edu

Dan Johnston: Daniel.Johnston@olin.edu 

“I hate it here. Come pick me up!”: Supporting your student’s mental health in college

We're joined by Beth Grampetro, Olin's Director of Wellness, to chat about mental health in college. Beth shares insights about the current landscape, how families can support their student's mental health, and how to handle the dreaded "come pick me up" phone call you might get in their first year.

---

Alia Georges: alia.georges@olin.edu

Dan Johnston: Daniel.Johnston@olin.edu 

Trailer

Have you heard? Olin College of Engineering's Admission & Financial Aid team is launching a podcast for parents and families of college-bound students!

Play this podcast on Podbean App