Your College Bound Kid | Scholarships, Admission, & Financial Aid Strategies
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Let a college admission expert (Mark) and a mom who's been through the process (Anika) guide you through the college admission process. Learn key strategies and hear true stories on topics ranging from how to pay for college, building the right college list, getting accepted, and even choosing the right career. Each week, we'll dedicate a segment to questions from our audience, and we’ll frequently share the best free resources to help in the college process. Listen and learn from some of the most knowledgeable college admission experts and higher education leaders in the country.Read more »
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YCBK25: Why Am I Getting So Much Mail From Colleges?
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In this episode you will hear: 2:30 - In this week’s news several private schools recently announced that they will stop offering Advanced Placement (AP) courses. 15:00 - We’re in Chapter 25 of 171 Answers and we talk about what it means when you receive so much college mail at home, and if that means your child has a good chance of getting admitted into those schools. 25:40 - Our question this week is from a mom who both she and her husband hold Associates Degrees and she wants to know if that means her child can identify as a first generation student, if the child is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree. 38:22 - This week Mark interviews David Gelinas, Director of Financial Aid at Davidson College and they will discuss how and why colleges decide what they are going to request families to pay, and why it differs so much from school to school. Don’t forget to send your questions related to any and every facet of the college process to firstname.lastname@example.org Every episode of Your College Bound Kid will align with a chapter from the book 171 Answers to the Most-Asked College Admission Questions. To get a copy visit 171answers.com and if you want to see what future episodes will cover just click the red button “See exactly what 171 Answers coversRead more »