YCBK 266: Dr. Nick Gozik: What you need to know about Study Abroad-2/2

In this week’s episode you will hear

Introduction: Mark shares two announcements and then Mark and Lynda Doepker discuss something that is grinding both of their gears. This is followed by the final part of the interview with the Dean of Global Education at Elon University: Dr. Nick Gozik. The topic is, What you need to know about Study Abroad, Part 2 of 2

Preview Part 2

  • Nick tells us how to evaluate the quality of a study abroad program
  • Nick talks about the 52 point plan at Elon for study abroad
  • Nick talks about the relationship between research and study abroad
  • Nick tells us about the Georgetown Consortium project
  • Nick tells us what are the distinctives of Elon and why Elon is exciting
  • Nick gives students his best advice for students
  • Nick goes on the hotseat

FAFSA It is time to complete the FAFSA: Here is a step by step walkthrough for the FAFSA

How to fill out the 2023-24 FAFSA – YouTube : In this tutorial walk-through, Kierstan Dufour, Assistant Director and Project Manager at Get2College, guides students and parents on how to fill out the 2023-24 FAFSA for dependent students from start to finish.

Walkthrough for the CSS profile : https://www.mefa.org/videos/family-webinar-series-the-cssfinancial-aid-profile. What to Know About the CSS Profile TM – MEFA : This webinar introduces the nuts and bolts of the CSS Profile TM, a financial aid application required by roughly 300 colleges, universities, and scholarship agencies across the country. Topics include tips on completing the Profile, specific financial and household data collected, and how colleges and universities use the application information. (https://www.mefa.org)

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