In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (8:41): In this week’s news segment, an article from Insider Higher Ed, “2020 Survey of Admissions Leaders: A Mess of a Year” by Scott Jaschik. A new Gallup survey reveals heightened concerns among colleges and universities meeting their enrollment goals that was already difficult prior to COVID-19. (31 minutes)
Chapter 141 of 171 Answers (39:38): We’re in chapter 141 of 171 Answers and we’re talking about how endowments impacts the resources a college has to invest in its students.
This week’s question (56:42) is from Suzanne in Oregon and she is asking Mark to address how high school dual credit programs are evaluated by colleges.
This week’s interview (1:13:20) Mark concludes his interview with Sam Prouty, Director of Admissions at Middlebury College in Part II of II on a spotlight on the college.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:19:39): Mark’s favorite resource for helping students and parents with the 2021-22 FAFSA; it is a complete FAFSA Walkthrough by Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority (UHEAA); here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uop9NGRkkfc
College Spotlight: The interview with Sam Prouty is the College Spotlight.
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