In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (11:45): An article from Wall Street Journal, “Colleges Rethink Athletic Special Admissions in Wake of Indictments”, by Melissa Korn and Brian Costa.
Chapter 93 of 171 Answers: We are in chapter 93 of 171 Answers and Mark talks through the essentials for you and your child to not going crazy while working through the college admissions process.
This week’s question (34:57) is from Michele, a college counselor from Washington.
This week’s interview (51:21) Mark wraps-up his interview with Peter Van Buskirk, Founder of Best College Fit, and Former VP of Enrollment at Franklin and Marshall, in “Understanding how colleges act as businesses in ways that are not in your best interest”.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:01:21) Mark’s recommended resource of the week is Julie Lythcott-Haims Ted Talk on How to Raise a Successful Adult without overparenting. This 14 minute Ted Talk is the best Ted Talk Mark has seen:
College Spotlight (1:11:20):London Metropolitan College
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