In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (15:56): In this week’s news segment, an article from The Chronicle of Higher Education, “How is COVID-19 Changing Prospective Students’ Plans”, by Eric Hoover. With colleges being forced to cancel on-campus programs scheduled for March and April, surveys suggest that the result is that one in six high school seniors who expected to attend a 4-year institution are now considering different paths for the fall. (Length 15:47)
Chapter 115 of 171 Answers (31:43) : We are in Chapter 115 of 171 Answers and Mark walks us through the various ways to colleges use to evaluate who they will give a merit scholarship to.
This week’s interview (1:18:33): Mark continues his interview with Taylor King, Assistant Director of Admissions at Columbus State in Who Makes a Good Match for a Regional Public University, Part II.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:30:12) is a document that uses Common Data Set information to let you know for specific colleges how many kids they wait list and how many students they take off the wait list for the last 3 years; here is the document:
College Spotlight (1:40:16): Ringling College of Art and Design (https://www.ringling.edu/)
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