YCBK 438: What is Scholarship Displacement and What Can You Do About It
Interview 189: Tara Williams on "Understanding Barrett Honors College, Arizona State University"

YCBK 439: What is a book award from a college and should I list it in my application

In this week’s episode you will hear

Question from a listener: Number 1 (3:05): We have two Questions from listeners today. Susan and Mark answer a question, How do colleges perceive it when a student does three years of high school instead of four years? (Length 9 minutes)

Question from a listener: Number 2 (12:43): Julia and Mark answer a question from a student; the student received a book award from Notre Dame and he wants to know what a book award is and he wants to know whether he should list it on his application? (Length 21 minutes)

This week’s interview (33:02): Lisa interviews Michelle McAnaney on the topic of what to do on college visits: Part 2 of 2. Preview of Part 2

  • Michelle gives her thoughts on how many tours a student should do a day
  • Michelle shares some things students can do other than the traditional tour and information session
  • Michelle shares her view on whether a family should take a tour in the summer
  • Michelle talks about whether younger students should go on tours
  • Michelle talks about how to keep track of college visits
  • Michelle shares what parents should not do on a tour (Length 19 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (44:24): “The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids who are grounded, generous and smart about money by Ron Lieber

College Spotlight (52:37): Lynda Doepker interviews Tara Williams, the Dean of Barrett, Barrett, is the Honors College at Arizona State-Part 1 of 2


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