In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (9:08) : In this week’s news segment, an article from New York Times “Supreme Court Seems Ready to Back Payments to Student-Athletes”, by Adam Liptak. Justices across the ideological spectrum teamed up during Supreme Court oral arguments to voice skepticism about the N.C.A.A.’s position that it could bar relatively modest payments to student-athletes in the name of amateurism despite the antitrust laws. But some of the same justices also seemed worried about opening the floodgates to further challenges. (Length 18 minutes)
We are in the final chapter of 171 Answers (27:15) : how to develop character that withstands life’s storms.
This week’s question (50:04) is from an anonymous student from Illinois.
This week’s interview (1:06:28) with Mark Kantrowitz -The New Simplified FAFSA – Part 3 of 4
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:13:55) The College Conversation: A Practical Companion for Parents to Guide Their Children Along the Path to Higher Education, Eric Furda and Jacques Steinberg, Eric’s insights he draws on from his time as an admission Dean at the University of Pennsylvania are invaluable.
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck. The book looks at how your intelligence is not stagnate, it can grow and improve.
College Spotlight: Next College spotlight: Clemson on 5/13
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