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YCBK 313: The pros & cons of Colorado College dropping out of US News rankings [Transcript]

YCBK 313: The pros & cons of Colorado College dropping out of US News rankings

In this week’s episode you will hear

In the News (20:24) : Karen Kristof, Assistant Vice President and Dean of Admissions answers questions about Colorado College’s decision to no longer participate in the US News and World Report Rankings. (Length 55 minutes)

This week’s question (1:15:50) : Lisa and Mark continue their four-part series of bonus content.

Mark shares seven categories of students who often feel disillusioned with the college process, like it was unfair to them. Our goal is not to deflate but to help people to avoid the pitfalls involved in having unrealistic expectations. In part 2 of 4, Mark and Lisa discuss two of the seven groups that often feel the college process has not been fair to them. (Length 23 minutes)

This week’s interview (1:38:00): We start a brand new interview with Andre Phillips, a 40 year admission veteran who has been at University of Wisconsin-Madison for almost a dozen years. Andre is currently the Director of Admissions.

Andre Phillips
He helps us to understand UW-Madison, Part 1 of 4 (Length 24 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:49:10): Lynda shares the recommended resource for 313, which is askrose.org, a free homework helpline.

College Spotlight (2:02:26): Kevin Newton continues his discussion about Australian universities in our College Spotlight episodes, Part 2 of 2


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