In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (3:30): In this week’s news, an Inside Higher Ed article, “Liberal Arts College Mega Mergers”, by John Kroger.
Chapter 59 of 171 Answers (19:08): We are in discussion of chapter 59 of the book, "171 Answers" and we’re talking through what your child needs to consider about their social media presence while going through the admissions process.
This week’s question (33:06) is from a mom who wants to know how her daughter can stand out in the admissions process, after taking a gap year.
This week’s big interview Mark interviews Ms. Susan Tree this week.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (54:32) is Rachel Tour’s book, “Write your way in”, and the subtitle is, “Crafting an Unforgettable College Admission Essay”. Tour is a former admissions officer at Duke university but she has spent the last dozen years helping students excel with their writing.
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