In this week's episode...
In the News (2:15): In this week’s news we’re reviewing an article from The Atlantic, “The Rise of College Grade Forgiveness” by Jeffrey Selingo.
Chapter 42 of 171 Answers (12:41): We are in Chapter 42 of 171 Answers and Mark is walking us through the key differences between the ACT and SAT.
For this week’s question (23:40) segment, we are going back to episode 29 to discuss two points Mark didn’t cover in the article by Brennan Barnard and Rick Clark wrote in the Washington Post on the disconnect between what admission officers say and what parents hear – during the admissions process.
This week’s interview is part 1 of 2 with Nancy Beane (37:40), the recent president of the National Association of College Admission Counselors (NACAC) and the current Associate Director of College Counseling at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (49:44) are the detailed PDFs of each college at collegedata.com
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