YCBK 241: More kids take gap year to seek an admissions edge [Transcript]
YCBK 243: Elite colleges quiet fight to favor alumni kids

YCBK 242: Ben Baum helps us understand St. John’s College-Part 2/2

In this week’s episode you will hear

Announcements : Interview Benjamin Baum, VP of Enrollment, St. John’s College

  • How are the two campuses and college cultures different?
  • Do faculty move between campuses?
  • Is the admission process different between campuses?
  • Is your curriculum full of teachings from dead white men or do you incorporate diverse and modern voices into your curriculum?
  • Are St. John’s students intellectually arrogant?
  • Susan describes kids who have been interested in St. John’s College in her counseling career
  • What do college counselors need to know about the kind of kid who thrives at St. John’s?
  • What is the difference between an Amherst education and a St. John’s College education?
  • What is senior essay and senior oral?
  • What is the social life like at St. John’s?
  • What Ben wants college counselors to know
  • How the summer academy for high school students works
  • What is the graduate Institute and how does it work?
  • Ben goes on the hotseat in our lightning round
  • https://www.sjc.edu/

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