Higher Education, Higher Purpose

Higher Education, Higher Purpose

Today’s college-bound students have many questions. Many parents don’t understand how much has changed since their college years. The process is even different with every child. Guidance counselors also have a hard time keeping up with post-COVID industry changes. It’s why we have launched the Higher Ed Higher Purpose podcast. It will enlighten, empower and inspire so you can be confident in the search journey to find the best fit for your student.

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March 15, 2022 32 min

In this episode of the Higher Education, Higher Purpose podcast, host Phil Cook speaks with Jen Hensen, aka The Goal Digger and a nationally sought after test prep expert specializing in the ACT test. Jen talks about the recent changes in testing and what it means to prospective college students. She also discusses the difference between the ACT and SAT and if a student should take both.

 

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In this episode of the Higher Education, Higher Purpose podcast, host Phil Cook speaks with Renee Lopez, author, speaker, trainer, and coach. As a seventeen-year coaching veteran, Renee is an expert in the college recruiting process, leadership training and team culture development. She shares why it’s important for the prospective student athlete to communicate with the college coaches and why Christian universities might be the r...

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In this episode of the Higher Education, Higher Purpose podcast, host Phil Cook speaks with Dr. Les Parrott and Dr. Leslie Parrott, New York Times best-selling authors focused on building healthy relationships. They discuss the importance of empathy and mutual understanding when it comes to listening to your kids. They share their own experiences as parents, and tips on how to speak into your children’s lives and connect them with ...

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In this episode of the Higher Education, Higher Purpose podcast, host Phil Cook speaks with Dr. Gene Habecker, the President Emeritus of Taylor University and author of “The Softer Side of Leadership”, essential soft skills that transform leaders and the people they lead. As a parent and leader, Dr. Habecker talks about the misconceptions about Christian schools and the importance of seeking help and support when choosing a school ...

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March 15, 2022 19 min

In this episode of the Higher Education, Higher Purpose podcast, host Phil Cook speaks with Dr. Denise Cunningham, Director of Initiatives for NACCAP. Cunningham has over 20 years of experience in higher education and shares how students and families can make an informed decision when pursuing graduate schools. Cunningham founded Christiangradschools.com as a resource to give prospective students a chance to see what Christian grad...

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In this episode of the Higher Education, Higher Purpose podcast, host Phil Cook speaks with Chant Thompson, Executive Director at the North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals. Thompson shares his experiences at NACCAP and the changes he has witnessed during his 28 years working in higher education. He discusses his desire to build bridges between universities and families that create enriched outcomes for stu...

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