In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (3:40): In this week’s news, a Hollywood Reporter article "Everybody's Doing It": Cheating Scandal Shows How Privileged Kids Fake Disability”, by Scott Johnson and Peter Kiefer.
Chapter 62 of 171 Answers (15:11): Mark and Anika discuss the biggest problems students make on their personal essays.
This week’s question (22:52) It is bonus content week. Every 5th episode we have bonus content.
This week’s interview (40:36) Mark concludes his interview with Susan Tree, former Admissions Counselor at Bates College and former Director of College Counseling at Westtown School, in Part 4/4: Writing the Personal Essay: Don't miss your opportunity to fill in the gaps and bring yourself to life.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (53:46) is the portion of the John Hopkins website where they discuss “real essays that worked with the john Hopkins admissions review.. Here is the link:https://apply.jhu.edu/application-process/essays-that-worked/
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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