YCBK 154: COVID is leading to less students applying to college In 2021

In this week's episode you will hear

In the News (5:35) : In this week’s news segment, an article from cnbc.com “COVID is making it harder to get into a top college”, by Jessica Dickler. The nation’s top schools saw a record number of early applications for fewer spots; while the rest of the country’s colleges are facing a decrease in enrollment. Mark and Dave focus on the decreased applications most schools are experiencing in their discussion. (Length 18 minutes)

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/12/29/covid-is-making-it-harder-to-get-into-a-top-college.html

Chapter 154 of 171 Answers (23:13): and we’re discussing 4 different ways to appeal your financial aid award.

171 Answers to the Most-Asked College Admission Questions
(Length 21 minutes)

This week’s question (44:25) is from a student in Nebraska and she is asking how can she get an opportunity to do research with a professor.

Question
(Length 9 minutes)

This week’s interview (53:14) is concluded with college student, Chika Nwosu as she reflects on her freshman and sophomore year at the University of Miami.

Chika Nwosu
Part 4/4 (Length 15 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:00:13) https://www.studentclearinghouse.org/ This is the definitive source for tracking vital formation like college enrollment, retention and graduation data.

College Spotlight (1:08:33): University of Oregon (https://www.uoregon.edu/) (Length 27 minutes)

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