In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (13:40) : In this week’s “In the news” segment, Mark and Dave discuss a Feb 22nd, 2022 article, by Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed, “Are recommendation letters a Form of Discrimmination”? (Length 24 minutes)
This week’s bonus content (37:00) Mark continues with a bonus content section. Mark shares with Lisa what he believes would surprise our listeners if they were to be a college admissions officer. Part 3 of 3 (Length 39 minutes)
This week’s interview (1:16:10) Our interview is with two MIT admission officers (Chris Peterson and Kellen Manning) who also have other roles at MIT.
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:25:56) Our recommended resource for episode 217 is The Twitter feed of the VP of Enrollment at Oregon State: Jon Boeckenstedt: @jonboeckenstedt.com
College Spotlight (1:34:07) : Our college Spotlight is Franklin and Marshall College (F & M) https://www.fandm.edu/ (Length 22 minutes)
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