Interview 68: Mark Kantrowitz on "Understanding the New Simple FAFSA"
YCBK 172: Ex-Dean may go to jail for changing rankings [Transcript]

YCBK 172: Ex-Dean may go to jail for changing rankings

In this week’s episode you will hear

In the News (12:10) : In this week’s news segment, an article from Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed. The article looks at the ways in which former Temple business school dean, Moshe Porat, manipulated the data in order to help Temple climb up in the rankings. Mark and Dave have a conversation about what students and parents can learn from this debacle. (Length 17 minutes)

This week’s question (29:20) This week’s question is from a dad in Georgia and he wants to know how easy will it be for his daughter to switch majors if she gets to college and realizes that English or Journalism is no longer what she wants to study.

YCBK is blessed to have Dr. Lisa Rouff take over for Anika as a regular to have a conversation with Mark in the question from a listener. Shout out to Lisa as this is her inaugural episode. (Length 12 minutes)

This week’s interview (41:49) Mark continues his interview with Mark Kantrowitz -The New Simplified FAFSA – Part 4 of 4.

Mark Kantrowitz
Mark Kantrowitz can be reached on Twitter @mkant and Mark’s website is (Length 18 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week(48:56) A great source for college reviews, college scholarships, college data and answers to challenging questions.

College Spotlight (59:26): Clemson University, (Length 27 minutes)

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