In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (11:50) : Mark and Susan discuss the article by Brennan Barnard and Rick Clark in degreechoices.com entitled, “College Search-A Point-Counterpoint. Brennan argues against Student Search and Rick argues in support of Search. College search: a point-counterpoint – Degreechoices.com (Length 40 minutes)
This week’s question (51:10) Lisa and Susan answer a question about whether a student should disclose their chronic medical condition in their admission application Part 1 of 2
This week’s interview (1:16:05) We start a new interview with Brian Hodges, the Senior Associate Director of Admissions at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign. Lisa joins Mark for this interview. The topic is, “Understanding UIUC” and this is part 1 of 3. Preview of Part 1: (1) Lisa explains why she joined this interview, (2) Brian Hodges gives his background and his admission experience, (3) Brian shares an overview of the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign including many of their colleges, (4) Brian shares why computer science is so popular at UIUC, (5) Brian tells us why the Gies school of business is in high demand, (6) Brian tells us why economics and architecture are so hot, (7) Brian discusses the Grainger College of Engineering, (8) Brian tells us what the focus is for Communication and Mass Media (Length 12 minutes)
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:28:05) The recommended resource is the app, “InClass”. It is a great organizational tool that stores documents on your phone. You can use InClass to effectively manage assignments, due dates, class times, and other important priorities is an excellent way to exercise the Time Management thinking skill. Users can utilize the app to track upcoming assignments by priority and due dates.
College Spotlight (1:28:30) : California Institute of Technology
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