YCBK 165: 2021 College Admission Predictions

In this week's episode you will hear

In the News (9:06) : In this week’s news segment, an article from Forbes “2021 College Admission Predictions” by Brennan Bernard. College leaders offer their predictions for the next 12 months, and among other projections, the general consensus was that virtual admission is here to stay, standardized testing will fade away, and enrollment unpredictability will rule the day. Mark and Dave discuss about eight to ten different quotes from admission leaders as they make their predictions for 2021. (Length 31 minutes)

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brennanbarnard/2021/01/01/2021-college-admission-predictions/?sh=637a9e3415eb

Chapter 165 of 171 Answers (40:26): The importance of establishing academic accountability.

171 Answers to the Most-Asked College Admission Questions
We are talking about accountability for students while they are in college. We give several examples of the effectiveness of accountability. (Length 17 minutes)

This week’s bonus content (57:20) Bonus content – Is it easier to get into a selective college from a public or private high school? Mark discusses the pros and cons of the public high school and the private high school from a college option standpoint. (Length 25 minutes)

This week’s interview (1:22:42) Mark concludes 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 6 of 6.

Julia Esquivel
(Length 11 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:33:20) bluevine.com, a great place to get your forgivable loan through the PPP program if you have a business. This can jump start your college fund. (Length 17 minutes)

College Spotlight: N/A

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