*Education Reporter, The New York Times
*Author, The Gate Keepers: Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College (Viking, 2002)
*Senior Executive, Noel-Levitz (education consulting firm that's a division of Sallie Mae)
*Co-author, Quarterlife Crisis: The Unique Challenges of Life in Your Twenties (Putnam, 2001)
From the competition to get in, the triple majors while you're there and the shrinking job market on the way out, the college experience is more and more about gaining an edge. Join Neal Conan and guests for advice on each stage of the game. The life cycle of a college education on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.