In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (6:20): In this week’s news, an article from Pro-Publica.org, “Parents Are Giving Up Custody of Their Kids to Get Need-Based College Financial Aid” by Jodi Cohen and Melissa Sanchez.
Chapter 82 of 171 Answers (21:10): We are in Chapter 82 of 171 Answers and Mark describes the gap year and the gap semester year.
This week’s question (31:04) This week’s question is from a parent who is torn between their child’s acceptance at Wake Forest with a scholarship and their acceptance at Stanford where they will not qualify for financial aid.
This week’s interview (45:51) Mark’s interview is with Mr. Dave Wagner who is the Director of Admissions of St. Olaf, in Part I of “Understanding the Common Application”
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (54:48) Mark’s recommended resource of the week is a Barnes and Nobles Colleges (BNC) Insight Report entitled, “Mental Health and Well-Being- How we better care for the whole student”
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