YCBK 213: A deep dive into the NEW SAT test

In this week's episode you will hear

In the News (11:15) : In this week’s “In the news” segment, we discuss Ben Paris Jan 31st, 2022 article, “A Test prep persons analysis of the new SAT” Mark and Dave have a detailed discussion of all of the changes in this new SAT, and then they share their opinions about whether these changes are good or bad for students. (Length 23 minutes)

https://www.insidehighered.com/admissions/views/2022/01/31/new-sat-will-feature-important-changes-beyond-going-digital-opinion

This week’s question (34:46) Lisa and Mark continue their discussion of the new SAT by answering a question several listeners sent in asking how the test-optional movement will be impacted by the New SAT

Question
(Length 29 minutes)

This week’s interview (1:03:50) Our interview is with Mark Salisbury, the Founder of tuitionfit.org.

Mark Salisbury
Mark shares his backstory, he explains what Tuition Fit does and he explains why he started Tuition Fit. (Length 23 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:09:47) Our recommended resource for episode 213 is the website: https://collegeweeklive.com/. This is a great website if you want to have a live virtual chat with an admission officer or if you want to watch great on demand webinars by college admission experts.

College Spotlight (1:26:00): Our college Spotlight is with Sylvia Borgo. Sylvia is a UCLA alum, a college counselor and a substitute co-host for YCBK. Sylvia shares six traditions and programs UCLA offers and she also discusses who is NOT a good match for UCLA. (Length 25 minutes)

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