In this week’s episode you will hear
In the News (26:05) : Susan Tree and Mark discuss Educational Reform’s abstract by James Murphy that is part of the Future of Fair Admissions series. This is the second of a three-part series. Mark and Susan discussed the first part which looked at Early Decision and this article looks at the Fairness and the Future of Legacy Preferences, especially considering the upcoming of Affirmative Action decision. (Length 36 minutes)
This week’s question (1:02:00) : 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 3 of 4, Mark and Lisa discuss groups three and four that often feel the college process has not been fair to them. (Length 24 minutes)
This week’s interview (1:26:30) : We continue with our 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. He helps us to understand UW-Madison, Part 2 of 4 (Length 30 minutes)
Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:39:58) : The recommended resource is a podcast on affirmative action that aired on March 28th on the Future U Podcast. It is called, “The Affirmative Action Conversation Colleges Should be Having”
College Spotlight (1:56:50) : Kevin Newton helps us to understand New Zealand universities.
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