In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (19:16) : Mark and Susan discuss an article in Grown and Flown, entitled,
”Do Universities Actually Rescind Their Admissions Offers”. The article was actually written on February 3rd, 2021. Susan and Mark discuss three reasons why college’s rescind admission decisions and they draw from their experience to discuss each of the three reasons. (Length 51 minutes)
This week’s bonus content (1:10:36) t’s bonus content school and Lisa leads us in a discussion on the following topic: What is going on with college mental health centers-(Part 2 of 2)
This week’s interview (1:27:53) Our first interview is with Sue Corner, the Dean of Admissions at Willamette University and someone who started as a student at Willamette in the 80’s. She will talk about three misconceptions about private schools in a two-part interview. In part one Sue addressed two of the three misperceptions and in this episode, Sue finishes up her discussion of reason two and then she explains reason three. Susan spends most of her time on reason three. (2 of 2) Preview- (1) Sue addresses Myth #3-Institutional quality is best evaluated by admit rate and ranking,
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:36:46) The recommended resource is the website, https://www.collegefactual.com/. This website includes voluminous amounts of data on each college and the information is presented in a way that is very visually appealing and user friendly.
College Spotlight (1:52:50) : Lansing Community College is our College Spotlight. https://www.lcc.edu/. Our College Spotlight is a second interview with Dr. Steve Robinson who is the President of Lansing Community College.
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