YCBK 155: Did Students in College Housing Learn Better?

In this week's episode you will hear

In the News (7:43) : In this week’s news segment, an article from Inside Higher Ed “Did Students In College Housing Learn Better?”, by Greta Anderson. A new survey from American Campus Communities, one of the largest student housing developers and providers in the United States, found positive academic and social outcomes for students living on or near campus in college housing this fall and determined that students also closely followed coronavirus safety guidelines. (Length 18 minutes)

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/12/03/survey-students-campus-housing-had-better-social-and-learning-outcomes

Chapter 155 of 171 Answers (25:16): and we’re talking through the myths about the financial aid process.

171 Answers to the Most-Asked College Admission Questions
(Length 15 minutes)

This week’s Bonus Content (40:34) covers intellectual curiosity – what it is and how it is assessed by colleges. (Length 19 minutes)

This week’s interview (59:03) Mark kicks off his interview with Amin Gonzalez-VP and Dean of Admission at Wesleyan University in Part 1 of 3-How to effectively utilize the Additional Information section of the Common Application.

Amin Gonzalez
(Length 15 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:03:55)

College Spotlight (1:14:48): St. Louis University (Length 29 minutes)

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