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 wait a year before college so I can receive in-state tuition?

You need to check with the state in which you want in-state tuition to see what the rules are. For instance, some states require that you graduate from a high school in that state.read more

Will a dual enrollment during high school increase my chances of being accepted into a university when I graduate?

Dual enrollment is done in many ways: by taking courses given at the high school that are sponsored by a college or university and offer college credit or by enrolling (with permission from the high school) in a few courses at a local community college while still enrolled in high school. 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?

When educators talk about "lifelong learning," this is exactly what we mean! If you want a second bachelor's degree, at least you'll likely have completed some of the basic core curriculum course work through your previous degree.read more

What are HBCUs?

HBCU means Historically Black Colleges and Universities. There are 105 schools in 22 states.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