In this week's episode...
In the News (2:25): We are reviewing an article by Jeffrey Selingo of “The Atlantic" that talks about how colleges purchase and use data to pursue college applicants.
In this week's book discussion we are in Chapter 32 of 171 Answers (10:45): We are in Chapter 32 of 171 Answers and we are discussing how colleges evaluate high school grade trends.
This week's question (18:45) It's that time again for our bonus content, and Mark and Anika discuss 12 different types of college visits.
Mark interviews Elaine Griffin Rubin, a top expert on paying for college who works with Edvisors – one of the leading websites on paying for college (40:05) – and they talk about the frequently asked questions around parents borrowing money for college.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (53:15) is, “The Ultimate Scholarship Book: Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes” by Gen and Kathy Tanabe
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