In this week's episode you will hear
In the News (12:24) : Mark and Dave discuss an article where Michel Martin interviews Josh Mitchell about his book, “The Debt Trap: How student loans became a catastrophe”. The book discusses how we got in this fiasco where we have 1.7 trillion dollars of student debt and Mark and Dave discuss these reasons.
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This week’s question (42:54) Diana from Wisconsin sent us an outstanding list of questions that are all designed to get some guidance about the transition to college. Mark and Lisa acknowledge that the transition to college is an area that we haven’t adequately covered. Mark and Lisa answered half of Diana’s questions in episode and they answered several others in episode 231. In our third and final part, Mark and Lisa answer the question:
This week’s interview (59:19) Our interview is with Karen Kristof, a 30+ year admission veteran who has worked at five colleges. Karen is the Dean of admissions at Colorado College. Karen gives us an overview of, “Who is Colorado College”. Preview-Understanding Colorado College: (1) Karen explains the 3 P’s that Make Colorado College Special, (2) The type of student that thrives in the Block plan,
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:17:35) The recommended resource is the website, https://schoolhouse.world. This website provides free high quality SAT prep and math tutoring in groups of three to ten. They continue to add more subjects for there tutoring.
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