This is a former show that ended in 2017.

The Process is a live, quarterly call-in show hosted by Eric Furda, Dean of Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania. High school students, parents and educators can gain insight into all aspects of the college search—the discovery and application process, the evaluation process, and the enrollment process. Dean Furda’s own knowledge and opinions will be further informed by various experts on topics relevant to each stage of The Process and strengthened by the participation of listeners.

You can find podcasts of every show from The Process, here: Wharton Business Radio Highlights.

Guests [view recent guests]

  • Past Guest Mon 12/18
    Tamar Adegbile

    Director of College Counseling
    Cate School

  • Past Guest Mon 12/18
    Jeff Schiffman

    Director of Admission
    Tulane University

  • Past Guest Mon 12/18
    Eileen Feikens

    Director of College Counseling
    Dwight Englewood School

  • Past Guest Mon 12/18
    David Charlow

    Founder; Financial Aid Expert
    AccessApplied.com

  • Past Guest Tue 10/17
    Elizabeth Pleshette

    Director of College Counseling
    The Latin School of Chicago

  • Past Guest Tue 10/17
    Scott Anderson

    Senior Director for Access and Education
    The Common Application

  • Past Guest Tue 10/17
    Eileen Feikens

    Director of College Counseling
    Dwight Englewood School

  • Past Guest Tue 10/17
    David Charlow

    Founder; Financial Aid Expert
    AccessApplied.com

  • Past Guest Tue 7/11
    Dr. Brian Peterson

    Director; Author of "Higher Learning: Maximizing Your College Experience"
    Makuu: The Black Cultural Center

  • Past Guest Tue 7/11
    Eileen Cunningham Feikens

    Director of College Counseling
    Dwight-Englewood School

  • Past Guest Tue 4/11
    Bill Phelan

    Co-Founder, CEO
    College Factual

  • Past Guest Tue 4/11
    David Charlow

    Founder; Financial Aid Expert
    AccessApplied.com

Hosts

Mr. Eric J. FurdaMr. Eric J. Furda

Eric Furda, a 1987 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, was appointed Dean of Admissions at his alma mater on July 1, 2008. Previously, he served as vice president for alumni relations and executive director of undergraduate admissions at Columbia University. Over his career, Furda has served on many committees for the Ivy League and has served on the Board of Directors for The Common Application, currently as past-chair of the board. Furda is a frequent blogger for The Huffington Post and provides college advice on his blog http://page217.org/ and on Twitter @deanfurda.

Dean Furda began his career in admissions at Penn, as regional director from 1987 to 1991. He has a BA in International Relations from Penn, and an MA in Education Policy from Teachers College, Columbia University. While an undergraduate, he was a four-year letter winner on the varsity lightweight football team. Furda recently received the A. Philip Randolph Award for Diversity and Inclusion from student leadership at Penn.

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