In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (4:48) :In this week’s news segment, an article from The Hechinger Report “While Many Colleges Are Making Big Cuts, A Few Opt for Permanent Transformation” by Jon Marcus. Mark and Dave continue their conversation around Unity College and a handful of other institutions are transforming themselves permanently, using lessons of the Covid-19 era to adopt or speed up dramatic innovations in a sector that in normal times is very slow to change. (Length 20 minutes)
Chapter 162 of 171 Answers (24:07): How to save money through online courses.
This week’s question (31:04) Meg from NJ wants to know if her son should reveal where he is applying to schools since he attends a competitive high school.
This week’s interview (47:27) Mark continues his interview with the former admission officer and current college counselor, Julia Esquivel from Massachusetts-How to work more effectively with your school counselor – part 3 of 6.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (58:32) The classic book, “Doing School” that looks at how we are creating a generation of stressed-out, materialistic and miseducated students. The book is by Denise Clark Pope. (Length 13 minutes)
College Spotlight (1:11:00): University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (Length 17 minutes)
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