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Job of the Month: Director of College Admissions

Chris White, Director of College Admissions, High Tech High, since 2002

By Rebecca Smith

Job Description:

Getting High Tech High students into college. I was the first member of my family to attend college, so I believe in the work I do.

Best Moment at Work:

When a first-generation college student comes into my office to ask about applying to college, I get so fired up!

Worst Moment at Work:

Dealing with college affordability with a middle-income family who doesn’t qualify for need-based financial aid.

Doing the Numbers:

40 percent of SD high school graduates attend college. 75 percent of High Tech graduates attend college.

First Job:

Angelo’s Pizza in Chula Vista—I handled every responsibility, from dishwasher to cashier.

Job of the Month: Director of College Admissions

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