In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (10:45): an article from Wall Street Journal, “How to Fix College Admissions”, by Melissa Korn. Korn interviews several groups in the world of college admissions – admissions officers, counselors, parents, students – to identify ways in which the admissions system could be fixed. We continue by discussing points 4-7 the author makes. Next week we will finish the article by discussing points 8-10.
We are in Chapter 105 of 171 Answers (50:09): and Mark shares financial aid questions that single, divorced, and remarried parents might have.
This week’s question is bonus content (59:47) Our bonus content this week reviews Turning the Tide II: How Parents and High Schools Can Cultivate Ethical Character and Reduce Distress in The College Admissions Process.
This week’s interview (1:19:22) Mark continues his interview with Lieutenant Colonel Rob Kirkland in
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:28:44) is https://www.wikipedia.org/. Mark explains why he trusts Wikipedia and he explains how he uses it in the college process.
College Spotlight (1:40:15): Santa Clara University https://www.scu.edu/
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