YCBK 440: The Importance of “Fit” When Selecting a College-Michael Keaton Interview
YCBK 440: The Importance of “Fit” When Selecting a College-Michael Keaton Interview [Transcript]

YCBK 441: If a Student Does Something Meaningful For Only 3 Days, Does it Go in Their Application

In this week’s episode you will hear

Question from a listener: Number 1 (4:28) : We have two Questions from listeners today. Susan and Julia answer a question, If something really bad happened at your high school before you got there, should you discuss it? (Length 7 minutes)

Question from a listener: Number 2 (11:52): Our roundtable is back (Hillary, Susan, Julia, Vince and Mark) and we are discussing whether a student should include something that they only did for three days? (Length 7 minutes)

This week’s interview (18:26): Mark interviews Matt Carpenter on the topic of, “Understanding four different loans students use to pay for college- 1 of 2. Preview of Part 1:

  • Matt gives his backstory
  • Matt shares how he got his college knowledge
  • Matt discusses why he is so bullish about the Federal Direct Student Loan
  • Matt shares his perspective on the Parent PLUS Loan and he has something we love at YCBK, he has plenty of nuance (Length 25 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (29:07): Recommended Resource: “Lifting the Veil on Enrollment Management” by Stephen Burd-We will be discussing this book with Stephen Burd and one of the contributors, Don Hossler, former VP of Enrollment at Indiana University

College Spotlight (43:14): College Spotlight-Lynda Doepker interviews Tara Williams, the Dean of Barrett, Barrett, is the Honors College at Arizona State-Part 2 of 3


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