YCBK 330: Why colleges love Early Decision and Early Action
YCBK 331: Is It The End Of Student Recruitment As We Know It [Transcript]

YCBK 331: Is It The End Of Student Recruitment As We Know It

In this week’s episode you will hear

In the News (25:30) : Mark and Susan discuss Eric Hoover’s article in the Chronicle of Higher Education that appeared on April 2rd, 2023. The article looks at how Student Search will increasingly not produce the list of students for colleges to recruit that it has in the past. (Length 40 minutes)

This week’s question (1:05:05): Mark will answer a speakpipe question that a student sent in about how BS/MD medical school admissions programs work.

(Length 20 minutes)

This week’s interview (1:25:30): We continue our interview with Gus Resendiz who will discuss the pros and the cons of a cooperative education.

Gus Resendiz
Part 3 of 3. Preview-Part 3 : (1) Gus continues to talk about how he afforded law school, as well as how he lived after graduating to law school,(2) Gus discusses whether co-op jobs set you up to get full-time offers from your co-op boss, (3) Gus talks about the ROI of co-op, (4) Gus talks about how co-op experiences impact classroom discussions, (5) Gus goes on the hotseat in the lightning round (Length 30 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:35:16) : The recommended resource is an interview with Luke Skurman, the CEO of Niche.com, where he reveals their business model and shares how colleges pay them to share information they glean from the students that spend time on their website. Luke Skurman shares that some colleges pay them an outrageous amount of money a year.

College Spotlight (1:55:25): Lisa does a College Spotlight on Guilford College in Greensboro, NC


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