In this week’s episode…
In the News (2:30): “Feeling Suicidal, Students Turned to Their College. They Were Told to Go Home’, a recent article written in the New York Times by Anemona Hartocollis.
In this week’s book discussion we are in Chapter 39 of 171 Answers (11:45): We are in Chapter 39 of 171 Answers Mark is breaking down the history and the various sections of the ACT standardized test. Mark and Anika also compare and contrast the ACT and the SAT.
This week’s question (18:45) is from an anonymous listener from West Chester, Pennsylvania and she asks what would happen if a former spouse is listed as the custodial parent on the FAFSA application because that spouse make less money, even though the child lives with the parent that makes more money.
This week’s interview is with Brennan Barnard (26:30) is Part 1 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 (45:42) is The FAFSA Walkthrough by Step Up Utah. You can access this 24 minute walkthrough on YouTube.com