In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (3:52): A Hechinger Report article “America’s colleges struggle to envision the future of diversity on campus”, by Laura Pappano.
Chapter 67 of 171 Answers (17:20): and it’s all about ways that students can demonstrate their academic passions.
This week’s question (30:01) is from a parent who wants to know more about pros and cons of US students going to college abroad.
This week’s interview (51:12) Mark wraps up his interview with Chris Carlton, Founder of StudyAbroadsmarter.com, in the final part of “The Value of Studying Abroad”.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (60:23) is UCAS.com; this is the primary go to website when it comes to applying to universities in Europe. It is also the primary website when it comes to researching universities in Europe. UCAS stands for The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service and it has been around for more than 25 years.
Mark will be doing three one hour “free webinars” on May 8th, June 11th and July 11th for Revolution Prep, a leading test prep company. The topics of the webinars are, “Getting in and Getting Money”, “What is Demonstrated Interest and “How do colleges use DI when making admission decisions” and “How to excel when writing “College-Specific-Essays. To sign up, use the following link: https://www.revolutionprep.com/webinars/
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