YCBK 247: College enrollment is dropping even though the pandemic is waning

In this week's episode you will hear

In the News (11:30) : Mark and Vince discuss a May 26th article by Stephanie Saul that appeared in the New York Times entitled, “College Enrollment Drops, Even as the Pandemic’s Effects Ebb”. Vince and Mark discuss why enrollment is dropping even though the pandemic is no longer at its zenith. Mark and Vince also go off topic and talk about a range of college admissions topics. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/26/us/college-enrollment.html (Length 28 minutes)

This week’s question (39:34) For our question from a listener, a mom from Illinois wants to know if four schools is too few for her son to apply to

Question
(Length 17 minutes)

This week’s interview (56:24) Our interview is with John Ambrose, the Director of Undergraduate Admissions at Michigan State University. Our topic is, Understanding Michigan State University - 3 of 3. This interview will also serve as our college spotlight.

John Ambrose
Preview of Part 3 : (1) John continues to discuss MSU’s strongest programs, (2) John goes on the hot seat in our lightning round

Mark’s recommended resource of the week The recommended resource is the book, Fiske Countdown to College: 41 To-Do Lists and a Plan for Every Year of High School by Ed Fiske and Bruce Hammond

College Spotlight: see interview above

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