In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (8:58): Vince and Mark discuss an article written by Mari McQuaid, a former MIT admission officer entitled: 10 College Application Mistakes to Avoid. Vince will discuss four of the 10 mistakes in part 1 with Mark and Julie will finish the remaining reasons with part 2 of 2 next Thursday. (Length 42 minutes)
This week’s question (50:30): Lisa and Mark discuss a Speakpipe question from Leslee from California about need-blind admissions?
This week’s interview (1:08:02): We start a new interview with Ronne Turner, the Vice Provost of Enrollment at Washington University in St. Louis. Topic: Understanding Wash U, 1 of 3. Preview Part 1: (1) Ronne tells us about her 35 years of admissions experience at four different institutions, (2) Ronne explains some of the main initiatives t Wash U right now, (3) Ronne explains some of the reasons why applications,
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:16:32): The recommended resource is the Twitter feed for the College Board, @CollegeBoard
College Spotlight (1:30:0): Sylvia Borgo tells us about the American University of Paris for the College Spotlight
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