The Dean’s Writings

Our Dean, Angel B. Perez, is often called upon by domestic and international media outlets to lend his voice on issues of higher education and college access. Below you will find a selection of his articles.


Advice for Students and Parents

Want to Get Into College? Learn to Fail Education Week, January 2012
College Admissions Strategies: Don’t Listen to Friends, and More Washington Post, March 2010
How to Realistically Focus Your College Search Washington Post, February 2010
College Admissions’ Wrenching Ins and Outs Los Angeles Times, April 2009

Thought Leadership in Higher Education

The ‘Best and Brightest’ Aren’t Always Obvious Chronicle of Higher Education, July 21, 2014
Becoming an Admissions Dean Inside Higher Ed, November 2013
From Where I Sit – Admission attaches Times Higher Education, January 2013
Higher Education for the Public Good Journal of College Admission, Winter 2012
Waiting for the Incredible Hulk Inside Higher Ed, November 2010
How College Affects Identity Construction Journal of College Admission, Winter 2008
I’m Tired, and So Are You Chronicle of Higher Education, November 2008
The Hispanic Presidency in Academia The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, August 2005