In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (5:08) : In this week’s news segment, an article from The Chronicle of Higher Ed “The Surveilled Student” by Katherine Mangan. The pandemic has prompted many colleges to roll out surveillance tools that could help limit the spread of the virus, or mitigate its effects on learning, as students are sent out of the classroom and into private quarters. All met with backlash from students and parents. https://www.chronicle.com/article/the-surveilled-student (Length 18 minutes)
Chapter 163 of 171 Answers (23:12) : how a student can save over $100k more than most students who attend college.
This week’s question (34:12) Alison from TX wants to know how much a letter of continued interest actually helps, after being waitlisted by her Early Decision II school.
This week’s interview (50:48) 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 4 of 6
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:04:20) The Higher Ed Newsletter: https://www.highereddive.com. You can click the sign-up button and receive a daily email with some of the most interesting and compelling stories about Higher Education that are in the News.
College Spotlight (1:13:21) : Northeastern University (MA) (Length 34 minutes)
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