YCBK 436: Three Opportunities Some Students Miss Out on Over The Summer
YCBK 436: Three Opportunities Some Students Miss Out on Over The Summer [Transcript]

YCBK 437: How Much Weight To Put On Admitted Student Visit Days In Your College Decision

In this week’s episode you will hear

This week’s question number 1 (3:05): We have two Questions from listeners today. Lisa and Mark answer a question, How important should a student’s experience at an “Admitted Student Program” be when selecting a college? (Length 13 minutes)

This week’s question number 2 (16:10): Mark and Susan then answer a question about “Project Lead the Way” courses. How do admissions officers perceive these classes? (Length 20 minutes)

This week’s interview (36:20): Lisa interviews Michelle McAnaney on the topic of what to do on college visits: Part 1 of 2. Preview of Part 1:

  • Michelle gives her background
  • Lisa introduces the topic, What to do to maximize the college tour
  • Michelle gives some tips for what to look for at Information Sessions
  • Michelle shares some tips to get the most out of the college tour
  • Michelle talks about what she does on a tour when students start sounding very scripted and repetitive (Length 21 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (47:04): The Chronicle Article by Stephen Burd: “The Dark Art of Enrollment Management

College Spotlight (57:31): Our international specialist, Kevin Newton is back and he joins Mark to do a deep dive on the London School of Economics -Part 3 of 3


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