In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (8:24) : In this week’s news segment, an article from Inside Higher Ed “Applications Tank in State That Require SAT or ACT”, by Scott Jaschik. Florida public schools have resisted the calls to go test optional and now many Florida schools are seeing a major decline in applications. (Length 13 minutes)
Chapter 152 of 171 Answers (21:35): and we’re discussing whether transfer students get as much financial aid as freshman applicants.
This week’s question (33:58) is from Elizabeth in Georgia and she wants to know how to answer the question posed by the CSS Profile: ‘enter the amount your parents think they will be able to pay for your college expenses.
This week’s interview (46:14) a College Student Chika Nwosu reflects on her freshman and sophomore year at the University of Miami, Part 2 of 4.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (50:46) The book, The College Visit Journal: Campus Visits Demystified by Danielle Marshall. The book is a great place to record and store all your notes from your campus visits in one place.
Bonus Section: Why are elite colleges getting so many early applications this year (Part 2)
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