In this week's episode...
In the News (2:20): Why Universities are Phasing out Luxury Dorms by Jeffrey Selingo of The Atlantic. This article was written on August 21st, 2017. (Length 10:15)
In this week's book discussion we are in Chapter 40 of 171 Answers (12:35): We are in Chapter 4 of 171 Answers Mark is breaking down the history and the distinguishing features of the SAT standardized test.
This week's question (19:10) comes from Jill in Colorado and Jill wants to know if contributing more to a 401K or pre-tax retirement plan would help a family qualify for more financial aid.
This week's interview is with Brennan Barnard (26:00) is Part 2 of 3 with Brennan Barnard. Brennan is a prolific writer, writing for the Washington Post, Forbes and the Huffington post, but Brennan also serves as the Director of College Counseling at the Derryfield school in New Hampshire.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (39:40) is the admission blog: applerouth.com/experts. The blog features the writing of Dr. Jed Applerouth and it provides detailed and accurate insights into standardized testing and other admission issues.