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YCBK 109: Many colleges plan on poaching students [Transcript]

YCBK 109: Many colleges plan on poaching students

In this week’s episode you will hear

In the News (5:03): In this week’s news segment, an article from Inside Higher Ed, by Lilah Burke entitled, “Preparing to Poach”. Mark and Dave discuss a new study by EAB that looked at over 150 colleges and asked them if they plan to recruit students from other schools after the student has enrolled in the school. The results of the study may surprise you. (Length 19:34)

Chapter 109 of 171 Answers: We are in Chapter 109 of 171 Answers and Mark and Anika discuss the reasons why financial aid awards can be completely different between colleges, for the same student.

171 Answers to the Most-Asked College Admission Questions
(Length 25:41)

This week’s question (50:18) is from Kirby in Colorado.

“I see a lot of jerks when I walk around colleges on campus visits, How do you know if a college is going to turn your child into a jerk?” Mark and Anika discuss Kirby’s question. (Length 13:55)

This week’s interview (1:04:13) Mark is in Part 3 of his interview with Mark Kantrowitz,

Mark Kantrowitz
Publisher and VP of Research at Saving for, in ‘How and when to appeal your financial aid award (Length 27 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:22:53):

College Spotlight (1:39:20): Rollins College (

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