YCBK 145: Enrollment & Financial Crises Threaten Growing List of Academic Disciplines

In this week's episode you will hear

In the News (6:07): In this week’s news segment, an article from the Hechinger Report “Enrollment and Financial Crises Threaten Growing List of Academic Disciplines”. Small enrollments threaten the elimination of academic programs – deepening the impact of budget cuts due to the coronavirus. (Length 14 minutes)

https://hechingerreport.org/enrollment-and-financial-crises-threaten-growing-list-of-academic-disciplines/

Chapter 145 of 171 Answers (20:28): and we’re talking through how to understand and compare financial aid awards.

171 Answers to the Most-Asked College Admission Questions
Mark shares some of the most common problems with aid awards.

Bonus Content This week’s bonus content is on how Early Action decision making has changed over the years.

This week’s interview (41:25) Mark continues his interview with William Segura, Associate Dean at Emory in “Understanding Emory”, Part I (Length 7 minutes)

William Segura
(Length 15 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (48:31) The Department of Education’s website for studying crime and safety on each college campus: https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety/#/

College Spotlight: Emory

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