YCBK 382: How parents can compare their students to transition successfully to college-Part 4 of 4
YCBK 380: How parents can compare their students to transition successfully to college-Part 3 of 4 [Transcript]

YCBK 383: What to do when you submit an admission application with an error

In this week’s episode you will hear

In the News (4:40): Mark and Julia introduce an article entitled, A New Push to Assess “Character” in College Admissions that appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Susan and Mark spend the first 30 minutes talking about a range of admission topics and then they dive in and discuss this July 27th Eric Hoover article. Their whole discussion is over 70 minutes, and it will air in two part; this is part 2 and it continues the conversation about the article. (Length 30 minutes)

This week’s question (34:02): Mark and Julia answer a question from Katie from Texas about how colleges divide the country into recruitment regions

(Length 24 minutes)

This week’s interview (58:54): Mark interviews Marissa Salizar in what will be a five part series that will be over 90 minutes, that will do a deep dive on all things college visit. Marissa is over all the visitation programs at Colorado College, and we cover: “Open Houses, “overnight visits”, “admitted-student visits”, “fly-in programs’ and “self-guided tours”. Preview of Part 1:

  • Marissa gives her backstory and the various roles she has had
  • Marissa describes how the open house differs from other college visits
  • Marissa describes who the Open House is best designed for
  • Marissa explains some different models that different schools use for their Open Houses
  • Marissa discusses how Open Houses relate to “Yield” (Length 13 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:11:00): Recommended Resource: Academic Common Market – Southern Regional Education Board (sreb.org) Many students attending southern colleges qualify for in-state tuition to study at out-of-state southern institutions in the ACM consortium.

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