In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (8:07) : In this week’s news segment, an article from scotscott.com “California’s rejection of affirmative action affects university admissions” by Lindsay Augustine and Andrew Tolu. Proposition 16 would have legalized affirmative action, but California voters rejected the new proposition in favor of 1996’s Proposition 209, which banned affirmative action. Mark and Dave have a spirited discussion about this controversial topic. (Length 31 minutes)
Chapter 158 of 171 Answers (39:12) : and we’re talking through how to save thousands of dollars through exams and creative college programs. We cover seven different ways to save thousands of dollars on your tuition bill.
This week’s question (1:04:56) asks for more information about Pomona and some of the routes to getting in.
This week’s interview (1:17:21) is with Amin Gonzalez-VP and Dean of Admission at Wesleyan University in part 1 of 2 in- Understanding Wesleyan University
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:22:32)
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