In this week's episode...
In the News (3:00): ”Free College Goes Mainstream”, by Andrew Kreighbaum, Inside Higher Ed.
Chapter 41 of 171 Answers (12:30): Mark helps us understand the differences between the SAT and the ACT.
This week’s question is from a mom who wants to know if the majority of spots that Ivy League colleges give out in the Early Decision round go to athletic recruits. (18:55): Mark shares the statistical data that shows the number and the percentage of slots that go to athletes in the Early Decision round.
This week’s interview with Brennan Bernard (28:00): is the final part of, “The 20 common mistakes parents make in the admissions process.
This week's recommended resource (50:40) is your local Community Foundation.: This is a great resource for outside scholarships.
Don't forget to send your questions related to any and every facet of the college process to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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