Liz Weston, a personal finance columnist, wrote about Pullias’ undergraduate student assistant, Samantha Castillo, on her blog regarding Samantha’s involvement in the development of our games. Weston’s more thorough article on the games and their strategies was featured on Reuters and can be read here.
Researchers aim to make college applications easier with games USA TODAY wrote an article on the collaboration between the Pullias Center and the Game Innovation Lab on FutureBound Games, a series of four different games to help introduce high school students to the college application process. Read more here.
The Pullias Center’s Zoe Corwin, along with the Game Innovation Lab’s Sean Bouchard and Foshay Learning Center teacher, Leslie Aaronson discuss the games piloted by Foshay students with KPCC’s Adolfo Guzman-Lopez. Read or listen here.
Game designers, entrepreneurs, educators, and scholars came together to play the latest digital games designed to improve college access and to brainstorm new ideas that could change the game for postsecondary outcomes. Read about the event here.
Jose Climaco, a senior at the Foshay Learning Center, wrote an article for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation blog, Impatient Optimists, about his experience with Mission: Admission. Read his thoughts here.
Para Todos magazine, a regional Spanish language magazine in Southern California, featured Mission: Admission and Zoe Corwin in its December issue. Read the article here. (The article was written completely in Spanish.)
Education Week writes about the immense capacity for today’s high school student to explore college campuses and to quickly and easily access higher education through technology. Read the article here.
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) has featured Mission: Admission in its newsletter. After reporting on the initiative last year, NACAC discusses the feedback of the game in this new article.