YCBK 254: Tom Becker: Understanding the University of Pittsburgh 3 of 3

In this week’s episode you will hear

Introduction : Mark and Lynda continue their announcement from last week about Student Loan Forgiveness by focusing on two aspects of Biden’s new Income Driven Repayment program (IDR) that make this new plan even more attractive to federal loan borrowers. The interview is the final part of a three-part interview Mark and Susan did with Tom Becker, the Associate Director at the University of Pittsburgh. Part 3 :

  • Did Pitt have more of a surge of applications in certain majors
  • How was Yield impacted by the surge of applications
  • How did certain institutional priorities impact admissions
  • Tom shares more about the Honors Colleges and how it works at Pitt
  • What are your strategic priorities moving forward
  • What do your students feel are your greatest strengths
  • How do merit scholarships work?
  • Where can Pitt improve?
  • Tom goes on the hot seat

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