YCBK 135: Higher Education’s Very Bad Week

In this week’s episode you will hear

In the News (5:29) : In this week’s news segment, an article from Forbes, “Higher Education’s Very Bad Week: NC and Michigan State Pivot, Notre Dame Pauses, and Protests Mount”, by Michael Nietzel. Universities found themselves on a swift pivot to online learning after hundreds of students tested positive for COVID-19 upon returning to campus. These institutions committed substantial resources and expertise to contain the virus – or so they thought. (Length 36 minutes)


Chapter 135 of 171 Answers (41:57): and we are discussing the best 10 cost saving tips in the college admissions process for under-resourced students.

171 Answers to the Most-Asked College Admission Questions
(Length 12 minutes)

Bonus content (53:05): It is time for bonus content and Mark shares the recent changes to the Common App. (Length 27 minutes)

This week’s interview (1:20:09) Mark concludes his interview with Lisa Przekop, Director of Admissions at UC-Santa Barbara on ‘How the 10 universities of the California system makes admission decisions’.

Lisa Przekop
(Length 20 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:28:54): Mark’s favorite source for a list of BSN Direct Admit programs: https://www.collegetransitions.com/dataverse/direct-admit-nursing-programs

College Spotlight (1:40:57): Hendrix College (https://www.hendrix.edu/) (Length 18 minutes)

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