In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (6:50): an article from Forbes, “Admission Deans Share Tips for College Applications” by Brennan Barnard.
Chapter 83 of 171 Answers (27:22): We are in Chapter 83 of 171 Answers and Mark and Anika discuss five different ways a college resume can be used in the college admissions process.
This week’s question (36:30) asks how a student who is half Asian and half Caucasian should identify themselves on the Common Application.
This week’s interview (50:46) Mark’s interview is with Mr. Dave Wagner who is the Director of Admissions of St. Olaf, in Part ‘2 of “Understanding the 7 Sections of the Common Application”.
Dave talks about whether students should include their GPA in this section.
Dave talks about the 4th section, the testing section and he explains why St. Olaf allows students to self-report their test scores
Next Dave talks section 5, the Activities section, David tells us what he thinks about the student adding a resume to their application
(Length 20 minutes)
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:01:47) Mark’s recommended resource of the week is https://www.coursera.org/learn/applying-to-college.
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