In this week's episode...
In the News (3:48) : Anika and Mark discuss an article by Beth Kobliner that talks about how student debt is making way for soaring parent debt, and what you can do about it.
In this week's book discussion we are in Chapter 35 of 171 Answers (21:33): We are in Chapter 35 of 171 Answers Mark and Anika talk about the senior year grades that selective colleges review and evaluate before making their admissions decisions.
This week's question (29:40) is from a mom from Delaware who wants to know if divorced parents can both take out Parent PLUS loans to help their child pay for college.
Mark interviews Mike Runiewisz, Director of Financial Aid at Washington University in St. Louis (34:50) and they are talking about 16 common mistakes that are made on the FAFSA application.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (50:30) is the website publicuniversityhonors.com
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