In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (5:57): In this week’s news segment, an article from the Georgia Tech Admission Blog “Predicting Yield in 2021: Everyone Shorts It” by Rick Clark. Admission and enrollment leaders are trying to predict whether students will be willing to enroll given the uncertainty of the continued impact of the pandemic. The difficulty of predicting yield means that it is almost inevitable that more selective schools will have long wait lists this year. (Length 23 minutes)
Chapter 164 of 171 Answers (29:00) : why is it so important to select the right friends in college?
This week’s question (38:41) Marcia from GA wants to find out how to know whether her daughter should take the ACT or SAT.
This week’s interview (54:25) 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 5 of 6
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:01:34) https://www.verifiedscholarships.com/ This website has over 3 million scholarships that have been pre-screened to make sure there are no scholarship scams.
College Spotlight (1:14:40) : Indiana University (https://www.indiana.edu/) (length 34 minutes)
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