In this week's episode...
In the News (1:48): We’ll discuss how schools are manipulating the US News & World Report’s college rankings.
In this week's book discussion (11:15): of Chapter 19 of 171 Answers: to the Most-Asked College Admissions Questions looks at how you can and should use reviews from current college students and alumni of the colleges you are interested in to learn more about the culture and environment of each college.
Hilary from Philadelphia (19:22) asks "several kids I know want to take a gap year, if they apply and are accepted to a college and they delay their admission for a year, will they lose their financial aid offers".
Mark’s interview this week is with Carol Conchar of George Washington University. (25:37) They talk about the admissions process for theater majors. Carol is a Regional Admissions Director. Carol answers the most frequently asked questions that theater majors have about what are the various educational pathways; what they should be doing now; how to stand out and what career opportunities are available.
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