In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (18:18) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, a June 19th, 2021 article from Melissa Korn of the Wall Street Journal entitled, “Hunt is on for high school students who left the college path“
The article shares the stats about how many kids veered away from college since graduating from high school. The article shows some of the very creative ways colleges are attempting to lure them back. Dave and Mark discuss how the actions these colleges are taking and they do some forecasting as to whether this is atypical of what we can expect in the future. (Length 16 minutes)
This week’s question (34:34) Kim from Illinois wants to know when her son should start applying and complete his applications.
This week’s interview (1:10:29) his week’s interview is with Christina Lopez, the Dean of Admission at Barnard college, the highly selective women’s college that is one of the undergraduate colleges of Columbia University.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:23:08) Recommended resource: Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History podcast did two episodes on the college rankings. The first is called Lord and the Rankings and the second is called Project Dilliard. (Length 16 minutes)
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