Anika has a special announcement about a new format we will be implementing beginning in episode 109.
In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (13:20): an article from Forbes, “The Year’s Top Ten Educational Stories” (Part 2) by Michael Nietzel. Mark’s lifelong friend, Dr. Williams serves as the co-host for this episode. Mark and Dave discuss news stories 6-10 of the 10 biggest higher education news stories in 2019 according to Forbes (Length 22:37)
Chapter 108 of 171 Answers (35:57): We are in Chapter 108 of 171 Answers and Mark and Dave discuss, What is the CSS PROFILE and how does it differ from the FAFSA.
This week’s question (49:39) is from a dad named Dave in Massachusetts who asks,
This week’s interview (1:00:33) Our interview is with best-selling author and financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz on the topic, How and when you should appeal for more money if your financial aid award doesn’t meet your needs. Mark Kantrowitz has served in many impressive roles over the last three decades but he currently is the VP of Research and the Publisher of the website, “savingforcollege.com”.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:09:24) is How to Appeal for More College Financial Aid: The Secrets to Negotiating a Better Financial Aid Offer … and Getting More Financial Aid in the First Place! By Mark Kantrowitz
College Spotlight: The University of Oklahoma: http://www.ou.edu/
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