Our Desire to Be “In the Know”
I had the opportunity to participate in Critical Components, a fantastic three-day conference in Pittsburgh, sponsored by NACAC. The event drew an audience of secondary school counselors, CBO directors and representatives, and college admission and financial aid professionals from throughout the country. It was, in many ways, as intense and as exciting as a NACAC conference – but a lot more intimate, with only 150 registrants.
NACAC assigned me the opportunity to give some welcoming remarks, which I did on a day when the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team was fighting to make it into the Stanley Cup finals. I shared with the conference attendees my personal story about Sidney Crosby, the amazingly talented Penguins’ captain, now in his 11th year in the NHL. Read more.