In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (10:35) : In this week’s “In the news segment, a September 26, 2019 Washington Post article by Valerie Strauss article entitled, “The truth about college admissions — from college admissions deans. In this article, Strauss assembles a group of quotes that Brennan Barnard (another Washington Post contributor) assembled from Admission Deans. These quotes represent the dean's best doses of wisdom for students. Mark and Dave discuss one quote from Brennan and three quotes from the Dean in this episode. Mark and Dave plan on returning to this article to discuss more of their quotes in future episodes. (Length 28 minutes)
This week’s question (38:56) Dr. Lisa Rouff has a certificate in understanding ADD. Helping adults and adolescents with ADD is part of her professional clinical counseling practice. She takes the lead in answering a question from Christina: My very bright son with inattentive ADD declared in 9th grade that he was going to be a B student. Anything higher wasn't worth the extra effort to him.
This week’s interview (1:05:30) Mark interviews Michael Fong, the founder of “The Student Manager podcast”. Michael is a lifelong California native.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:18:40) https://www.mefa.org
College Spotlight (1:30:40) : Sylvia Borgo, our newest team member shares her backstory, and then she takes the lead on our College Spotlight. College Spotlight-University of California San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, California (Length 40 minutes)
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