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President Schwarz on the College Admission Process

In a roundtable hosted by Westchester Magazine, six local college presidents share their advice for college-bound high school students.

The Right Fit

WM: When evaluating a student’s application, on what do you place the greatest emphasis?

“…We’re looking for somebody who has focus and seems to fit with who we are as an institution….”

Advice for Parents

WM: What is the biggest mistake parents make when helping their children build their college-ready resumes and in guiding them through the college-application process?

“…A student needs to figure out who he or she is and how he or she fits with an institution, and the parent can’t determine that for the student….”


Visit Westchester Magazine to read the President’s full responses to these questions and more.