In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (5:36): In this week’s news, a NY Times article “4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable” by Lara Takenaga of the New York Times.
Chapter 75 of 171 Answers (25:35): Mark helps us determine how our kids should go about understanding the academic requirements and steps that it takes to achieve the careers that they are considering, and decide whether or not they would want to stick with that relevant major in college.
This week’s question (38:42): This week’s question is from a listener who wants to know if there are any bad questions to ask an admissions counselor.
This week’s interview (51:46) : Mark wraps up his interview with Steve Schwartz, host of the College of Admissions Toolbox podcast, in the final part of extracurricular activities and other factors that admissions offices use to decide who gets in.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (67:41) Mark’s recommended resource of the week is the book,
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