In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (6:04): In this week’s news, a Hechinger Report article “Embattled colleges focus on an obvious fix-helping students graduate on time”, by Jon Marcus.
Chapter 64 of 171 Answers (22:36): Mark and Anika are talking about what admissions counselors look for in college specific essays. Mark and Anika have a discussion about why these college-specific essays and short answer questions are so important. Mark feels compelled to include a bonus section because this is our last discussion on college essays in our book chapter discussion portion of our podcast.
This week’s question (53:48) from Rob in Georgetown Texas asks about the new no-enrollment online options for college courses.
This week’s interview (62:49) Mark concludes his interview with Anne Jean, a senior at Georgia State University, in the final part of ‘How to know if you are on the right career path’.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (73:58) is a great blog article that will help any student with the famous, “Why us” essay. The blog article shows a few examples of very good “Why Us” essays for the University of Michigan and Tufts University. There are also some great other tips for these “College-Specific” essays. https://www.collegeessayguy.com/blog/why-this-college-essay.
Mark will be doing three one hour free webinars, including one on college-specific essays, to sign up, use the following link: https://www.revolutionprep.com/webinars/
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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