In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (10:00) : In this week’s “In the news segment, an August 19, 2019 USA Today article by Teghan Simonton entitled, “College recruiters aggressively go after out of state students”. The article looks at which colleges are taking the most out of state students. It also looks at the reasons why this is happening. Mark and Dave discuss all the points in the article and they tackle the topic, Is this advisable or disgraceful. They also talk about what colleges are doing to keep their competitors from raiding their own state for talent. (Length 23 minutes)
This week’s question (33:01) Mark and Lisa tackle two questions this week. Look for Mark and Lisa to do this more often as they are trying to get caught up when there are at least 30 questions that have been submitted that they have yet to answer.
This week’s interview (50:41) Mark interviews Lisa Keegan, the VP of Enrollment at Bucknell College. The topic of the interview is: The priority of fit when building a college list. This is part 1 of a two-part interview.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (59:26) A great source for curated lists on a number of very relevant topics: https://www.collegetransitions.com/
College Spotlight (1:08:25) : University at Buffalo (UB)- http://www.buffalo.edu/
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