Month: August 2018
YCBK31: An A in an Easy Course vs. a B in a Hard Course
In this week’s episode… In the News (2:50): we talk about an initiative launched by the Harvard Graduate School of Education that challenges admissions offices and officers to put more […]
YCBK30: The 4 Different Types of Grade Point Averages
In this week’s episode… In the News (2:16): We review an article by financial guru Mark Kantrowitz that shares 10 tips on how to cut the cost of college. This […]
Interview 12: Cliff Thornton on “Holistic Admissions”
Cliff Thornton is the Associate Director of Admission at Wesleyan University. Cliff is a legend in the world of college admissions. In this interivew Cliff discusses the common mistakes […]
YCBK29: What Are College Admissions Officers Really Looking For?
In this week’s episode… In the News (2:25) : In this week’s news, we’ll talk about the disconnect between what colleges say and what students hear about admissions. This article […]
Interview 11: Jed Applerouth on “How is the ACT different from the SAT”
Dr. Jed Applerouth is the founder of Applerouth Tutoring and Test prep Jed talks about the ways the ACT is different than the SAT. Jed shares how you should […]
YCBK28: How Much Weight Should I Put on College Rankings?
In this week’s episode… In the News (3:20): In this week’s news we talk about the confusing information that colleges provide in their financial aid award letters. This article titled […]