April 28, 2021

201: From Evolution to Revolution - with Dr. Jenny Rickard, President & CEO, Common App

201: From Evolution to Revolution - with Dr. Jenny Rickard, President & CEO, Common App

Welcome back to America‘s leading higher education podcast! In this fantastic episode, sponsored by Element451, we talk with Dr. Jenny Rickard, President & CEO, Common App! Jenny speaks with Joe and Liz about the Common App’s focus on access and equity by increasing their support to community colleges and scholarship opportunities. Jenny mentions some alarming stats on the impact that Covid has had on first generation college students, and talks about where she would like to take the Comm App in the future.

Jenny Rickard is President & Chief Executive Officer of The Common Application, a not-for-profit member organization committed to the pursuit of access, equity, and integrity in the college admission process. Each year, more than one million students, one-third of whom are first-generation, apply to college through Common App’s online application. Founded in 1975, Common App serves more than 800 member colleges and universities worldwide.

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