Joan Isaac Mohr

Joan Isaac Mohr

Joan Isaac Mohr is the Vice President and Dean of Admissions at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut.

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Should I Defer a Year So I Can Receive In-State Tuition?

Sometimes in-state tuition is worth changing your college plans for. Our experts have advice on taking a year off to get in-state tuition.read more

Will Dual Enrollment Increase My Chances?

Dual enrollment: don't do it to "look good to colleges." Do it because it's the right path for you to take. Learn more on CollegeXpress.read more

If you transfer does your GPA from the first school carry over?

When you transfer the GPA from your original institution is not carried over to the new one. Courses that you've completed generally transfer if you have a C or higher in the course, and it's consistent with courses offered at your new school. read more

What Should I Do if I'm Not Happy With My Career Choice?

Although, it may seem like it is. The career you choose out of college doesn't have to be your career for life. Here's some expert advice on switching paths.read more

What Are HBCUs?

HBCU stands for Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Learn a little more about these important schools here! read more

How does the financial aid process differ for grad and undergrad students?

The financial aid process for undergraduate students centers around two forms: the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the College Scholarship Service (CSS) PROFILE.read more

What kinds of cultural clubs and organizations might I find at college?

How does "everything" sound? You can usually find a list of clubs and organizations on a college website.read more

When colleges talk about "diversity," what does that entail?

You can measure a college's diversity in comparison to others in similar settings and who are similar types of colleges. read more

How do I get into medical school?

This site deals primarily with undergraduate programs, so if you're interested in applying to medical school I'd recommend that you start by looking into the AMA, the American Medical Association. read more

When should I start considering and planning for grad school?

Planning for grad school can depend on what type of grad school are you thinking about? Medicine? Dentistry? Law? Or an advanced degree in your chosen field?read more