In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (13:12) : In this week’s news segment, an article from Forbes “The big college expense you probably didn’t know about and save for: mandatory health insurance”, by Bruce Brumberg. Colleges mandate students to not only have health insurance, but also that their plan has to meet the school’s coverage requirements. Colleges offer plans that can cost thousands for just one academic year and unfortunately are not doing well at informing families in advance of this additional, large cost. (Length 16 minutes)
Chapter 148 of 171 Answers (29:17) : and we’re talking through the cheapest way to attend college, if families are flat broke.
This week’s Bonus Content (41:52) How COVID-19 is changing college admissions this year. Mark will discuss this over the next three weeks, so this is Part 1 of 3. (Length 16 minutes)
This week’s interview (57:42) Mark concludes his interview with Dr. Lisa Rouff in ‘Careers in Mental Health Therapy’.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:02:34) Mark’s favorite website for searching for scholarships is https://www.goingmerry.com/
College Spotlight (1:10:45): Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts (https://www.williams.edu/) (Length 27 minutes)
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