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Feb 10, 2020

Joyce Smith, CEO of the National Association of College Admissions Counseling (NACAC), talks about the many changes the field has undergone in the past three decades and what can be done to reshape it for the future. Along with hosts Jon Fansmith and Lorelle Espinosa, Smith looks back at her 30-year career at NACAC, how admissions counselors work to support students and families, and the importance of transparency, along with the Varsity Blues scandal and the association’s antitrust settlement with the Justice Department.

Afterward, the hosts chat about recent developments in Washington including the new proposed rule on free speech from the Trump administration.


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NACAC Agrees to Change Its Code of Ethics
Inside Higher Ed | Sept. 30, 3019

There’s no room in the residence halls at Virginia Tech. That’s why freshmen are at hotels.
The Washington Post | Aug. 25, 2019

Poaching Enrolled Students: Once Taboo, Now OK
The Chronicle of Higher Education | Feb. 5, 2020

Justice Department Sues, Settles With NACAC
Inside Higher Ed | Dec. 16, 2019

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Inside Higher Ed | Jan. 17, 2020