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Mother-Daughter Team Pens Guide to the College Admission Process

As part of our 2014 summer reading series, we spoke with Judith Widener Muir, who had written a book about how to insulate teenagers from the stresses of what she called “college frenzy, achievement mania, and media explosion.” Muir is a college counselor – so is her daughter Katrin Lau. The two Houstonians have now […]

Finding Your U Navigating the College Admission Process Book CoverAs part of our 2014 summer reading series, we spoke with Judith Widener Muir, who had written a book about how to insulate teenagers from the stresses of what she called "college frenzy, achievement mania, and media explosion."

Muir is a college counselor – so is her daughter Katrin Lau. The two Houstonians have now teamed up on a new book called Finding Your U: Navigating the College Admission Process. Their aim? To help parents and students understand what's being asked of them in the college application process, by sharing personal experiences, and conversations with college deans and reps.

The mother-and-daughter authors talk with Houston Matters' Edel Howlin.

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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