YCBK 139: Exploring Unrealistic Undergraduate Salary Expectations

In this week's episode you will hear

In the News (10:05): In this week’s news segment, an article from listwithclever.com, “Reality Check: Exploring Unrealistic Undergraduate Salary Expectations”, by Thomas O’Shaughnessy. Recent graduates are entering the workforce and facing a rude awakening as to what their early and mid-career salaries are actually panning out to be. (Length 21 minutes)

https://listwithclever.com/research/college-student-salary-expectations-study/

Chapter 139 of 171 Answers (31:34): Mark dives deep into how regional college tuition discounts work.

171 Answers to the Most-Asked College Admission Questions
What are these tuition discounts? Who is eligible for them and how do you get them? (Length 22 minutes)

This week’s question (53:51) is from Annalisa from New York.

Question
She noticed Mark quoted what percentage of applicants were test-optional per college and she wants to know how she can get this information for each college. (Length 17 minutes)

This week’s interview (1:10:36) with Sam Prouty, Director of Admissions at Middlebury College in

Sam Prouty
‘debunking stereotypes about more remote college’

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:21:02) Recommended resource: Mark’s favorite website for researching the surrounding area around the college: https://www.city-data.com/

College Spotlight: Resumes with Middlebury College next week

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