Student Programs

The directors and deans of eight highly-selective liberal arts colleges join forces to provide college-bound students and their families information about some of the most celebrated colleges in the United States.

This 90-minute program provides valuable insights on the distinctions of the individual colleges and the opportunity to speak with eight of the best national liberal arts colleges in the United States.

Schedule of Events
Check-in begins (10 minutes prior to the program time)
Introductions and the Liberal Arts Context (10 minutes)
Individual College Presentations (35 minutes)
Individual College Conversations (45 minutes, optional)

Registration forms are hosted on the Grinnell College website.

Los Angeles – Glendale
Saturday, September 11, 2021 – 2 pm PT

San Francisco – Union Square
Sunday, September 12, 2021 – 2 pm PT

New York City – Brooklyn
Saturday, September 18, 2021 – 2 pm ET

Washington, DC – Bethesda
Sunday, September 19th, 2021 – 2 pm ET

Virtual Programs

Saturday, September 11, 2021 – 2 pm ET

Sunday, September 12, 2021 – 2 pm ET

Saturday, September 18, 2021 – 5 pm ET

Sunday, September 19, 2021 – 5 pm ET


8 of the Best Colleges’ Representatives

  • Claremont McKenna College: Jennifer Sandoval-Dancs, Associate Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid
  • Colorado College: Matt Bonser, Director of Admission
  • Connecticut College: Andy Strickler, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid
  • Grinnell College: Joe Bagnoli, Vice President for Enrollment & Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
  • Haverford College: Jess Lord, Vice President & Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
  • Kenyon College: Diane Anci, Vice President for Enrollment & Dean of Admission & Financial Aid
  • Macalester College: Jeff Allen, Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Sarah Lawrence College: Kevin McKenna, Vice President for Enrollment & Dean of Admission and Financial Aid