YCBK 149: Colleges Woo Students with Bargain Tuition Rates

In this week's episode you will hear

In the News (8:58) : In this week’s news segment, an article from Forbes “Colleges Woo Students with Bargain Tuition Rates”, by Emma Whitford. Out of fear of drastic enrollment drops because of the pandemic, colleges are taking measures to entice students to apply and enroll. From freezing tuition hikes to tuition waivers for qualifying students, schools are doing what they can to address the revenue losses they hope to taper over the next few years. (Length 14 minutes)

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/06/01/colleges-counter-looming-enrollment-declines-tuition-bargains

Chapter 149 of 171 Answers (23:09) : we’re talking through what the net price of a college is?

171 Answers to the Most-Asked College Admission Questions
We also discuss net price calculators. (Length 20 minutes)

This week’s Bonus Content (43:54) Ten more ways COVID-19 is changing college admissions this year, Part II. (Length 24 minutes)

This week’s interview (1:07:20) Mark shifts his interview with Dr. Lisa Rouff as they discuss ‘Mental Health Barriers that Keep Students from Achieving their Peak Performance’.

Lisa Rouff
Part 1 of 2 (Length 8 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:15:20) https://collegeinsights.road2college.com/ This is a great website for seeing merit and need based awards that students received. It also provides other helpful data on each college. (Length 14 minutes)

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