• YCBK 195: The Olympics explains Admissions-Part 1 [Transcript]
    by Mark on October 22, 2021 at 9:07 pm

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  • YCBK 195: The Olympics explains Admissions-Part 1
    by Mark on October 22, 2021 at 4:24 am

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (16:25) : In this week’s “In the news segment, an August 11th article by Rick Clark, (Director of Undergraduate admissions The post YCBK 195: The Olympics explains Admissions-Part 1 appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Interview 79: Michael Fong on “The Student Manager podcast”
    by Mark on October 20, 2021 at 9:09 pm

    Michael Fong is a lifelong California resident with a passion for colleges. Mark interviews Michael to learn how is helping people understand the culture of colleges by talking to students. The post Interview 79: Michael Fong on “The Student Manager podcast” appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • North Carolina State University (NC)
    by Mark on October 19, 2021 at 9:28 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 195 The post North Carolina State University (NC) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • University of California-San Diego (CA)
    by Mark on October 17, 2021 at 8:16 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 194 The post University of California-San Diego (CA) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 194: Advice from College Admission Deans [Transcript]
    by Mark on October 14, 2021 at 8:55 pm

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  • YCBK 194: Advice from College Admission Deans
    by Mark on October 14, 2021 at 4:39 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (10:35) : In this week’s “In the news segment, a September 26, 2019 Washington Post article by Valerie Strauss article The post YCBK 194: Advice from College Admission Deans appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 193: College Rankings have led colleges astray [Transcript]
    by Mark on October 8, 2021 at 6:14 pm

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  • YCBK 193: College Rankings have led colleges astray
    by Mark on October 8, 2021 at 4:50 am

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (11:25) : In this week’s “In the news segment, an August 6, 2021 Washington Post article by Susan Paterno entitled, The post YCBK 193: College Rankings have led colleges astray appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Bucknell University (PA)
    by Mark on October 5, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 193 The post Bucknell University (PA) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Interview 78: Lisa Keegan on “Bucknell University”
    by Mark on October 5, 2021 at 9:28 pm

    Lisa kicks off our interview by giving an overview of who Bucknell is and what makes Bucknell special What are their most distinctive programs, both those that are well-known as The post Interview 78: Lisa Keegan on “Bucknell University” appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 192: The case for a college exit exam
    by Mark on September 30, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (10:26) : In this week’s “In the news segment, an August 11, 2021 Wall Street Journal article by Douglas Belkin, The post YCBK 192: The case for a college exit exam appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Interview 77: Lisa Keegan on “The Importance of fit when building a college list”
    by Mark on September 29, 2021 at 7:49 pm

    Lisa gives her backstory, where she grew up, how she got into admissions, and various jobs that she has had Lisa answers the question, “what does a student need to The post Interview 77: Lisa Keegan on “The Importance of fit when building a college list” appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Meredith College (NC)
    by Mark on September 29, 2021 at 7:41 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 192 The post Meredith College (NC) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 191: State colleges prioritize out of state kids [Transcript]
    by Mark on September 23, 2021 at 5:03 pm

    The post YCBK 191: State colleges prioritize out of state kids [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • University At Buffalo (NY)
    by Mark on September 23, 2021 at 5:01 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 191 The post University At Buffalo (NY) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 191: State colleges prioritize out of state kids
    by Mark on September 23, 2021 at 4:16 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (10:00) : In this week’s “In the news segment, an August 19, 2019 USA Today article by Teghan Simonton entitled, The post YCBK 191: State colleges prioritize out of state kids appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Interview 76: Eric Furda on “Q&A About Highly Selective Colleges”
    by Mark on September 16, 2021 at 9:08 pm

    What he has learned from going from an admission Dean to a college counselor How colleges are handling challenges like: increased costs, the demographic cliff and the birth dearth that The post Interview 76: Eric Furda on “Q&A About Highly Selective Colleges” appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 190: A generation of men give up on college [Transcript]
    by Mark on September 16, 2021 at 8:56 pm

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  • YCBK 190: A generation of men give up on college
    by Mark on September 16, 2021 at 2:33 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (13:45) : In this week’s “In the news segment, a September 6th, 2021 Wall Street Journal article by Douglas Belkin The post YCBK 190: A generation of men give up on college appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Gonzaga University (WA)
    by Mark on September 9, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 189 The post Gonzaga University (WA) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 189: 2U buys Edx to expand online courses [Transcript]
    by Mark on September 9, 2021 at 9:41 pm

    The post YCBK 189: 2U buys Edx to expand online courses [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 189: 2U buys Edx to expand online courses
    by Mark on September 9, 2021 at 3:55 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (13:45) : In this week’s “In the news segment, a June 29th, 2021 Harvard Crimson article by Nate Herpich looks The post YCBK 189: 2U buys Edx to expand online courses appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Temple University (PA)
    by Mark on September 5, 2021 at 9:37 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 188 The post Temple University (PA) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 188: Why apps are way up at HBCUs [Transcript]
    by Mark on September 2, 2021 at 9:15 pm

    The post YCBK 188: Why apps are way up at HBCUs [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 188: Why apps are way up at HBCUs
    by Mark on September 2, 2021 at 3:37 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (9:58) : In this week’s “In the news segment, a Feb 2nd, 2021 Inside Higher Ed article by Greta Anderson The post YCBK 188: Why apps are way up at HBCUs appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Interview 75: Eric Furda on “The College Conversation”
    by Mark on August 29, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    Eric, explains his backstory: where he grew up, various admission jobs he had, what he is doing now Mark introduces our topic: Understanding the Book Eric wrote: A College Conversation: The post Interview 75: Eric Furda on “The College Conversation” appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Interview 74: Kristen Mosley on “What I did to win 10 outside scholarships”
    by Mark on August 29, 2021 at 9:40 pm

    Kristen covers the following topics: her backstory and what she was involved in while in high school being a student during the pandemic how her school counselor helped her with The post Interview 74: Kristen Mosley on “What I did to win 10 outside scholarships” appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 187: The Future of the Campus tour [Transcript]
    by Mark on August 26, 2021 at 9:43 pm

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  • YCBK 187: The Future of the Campus tour
    by Mark on August 26, 2021 at 5:22 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (17:23) : In this week’s “In the news segment, a July 21st, 2021 Inside Higher Ed article by Scott Jaschik The post YCBK 187: The Future of the Campus tour appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • College of Charleston (SC)
    by Mark on August 21, 2021 at 2:04 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 186 The post College of Charleston (SC) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 186: Simple FAFSA pushed back to 2024 [Transcript]
    by Mark on August 21, 2021 at 1:34 pm

    The post YCBK 186: Simple FAFSA pushed back to 2024 [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 186: Simple FAFSA pushed back to 2024
    by Mark on August 19, 2021 at 2:43 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (13:50) : In this week’s “In the news segment, a June, 2021 Washington Post article by Daniel Douglas Gabriel about The post YCBK 186: Simple FAFSA pushed back to 2024 appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 185: Colleges split on requiring vaccine shots [Transcript]
    by Mark on August 13, 2021 at 9:29 am

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  • YCBK 185: Colleges split on requiring vaccine shots
    by Mark on August 12, 2021 at 1:25 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (16:40) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, a June 21st, 2021 article in the Washington Post by five The post YCBK 185: Colleges split on requiring vaccine shots appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK184: Withholding transcripts over unpaid bills [Transcript]
    by Mark on August 6, 2021 at 9:21 pm

    The post YCBK184: Withholding transcripts over unpaid bills [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK184: Withholding transcripts over unpaid bills
    by Mark on August 6, 2021 at 3:09 am

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (11:00) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, a June 17th, 2021 article from Jon Marcus of the Hechinger The post YCBK184: Withholding transcripts over unpaid bills appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Lehigh University (PA)
    by Mark on August 4, 2021 at 9:31 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 184 The post Lehigh University (PA) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 183: Colleges hunt for kids who left HS [Transcript]
    by Mark on July 30, 2021 at 9:10 pm

    The post YCBK 183: Colleges hunt for kids who left HS [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Barnard College (NY)
    by Mark on July 30, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 182 and Episode 183 The post Barnard College (NY) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 183: Colleges hunt for kids who left HS
    by Mark on July 30, 2021 at 1:56 am

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (18:18) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, a June 19th, 2021 article from Melissa Korn of the Wall The post YCBK 183: Colleges hunt for kids who left HS appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Interview 73: Christina Lopez on “Understanding Barnard College”
    by Mark on July 29, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    Christina gives a fantastic 11-minute overview of What makes Barnard special Christina answers nine questions that students, parents and college counselors who listen to YCBK sent in Question 1: How The post Interview 73: Christina Lopez on “Understanding Barnard College” appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Interview 72: Christina Lopez on “Mental Health”
    by Mark on July 29, 2021 at 9:09 pm

    Christina shares her backstory including her theater background Christina candidly shares her own challenge with her own mental health; how it impacts her on her job, and how she has The post Interview 72: Christina Lopez on “Mental Health” appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 182: Plummeting birthrates impacts colleges [Transcript]
    by Mark on July 22, 2021 at 8:22 pm

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  • YCBK 182: Plummeting birthrates impacts colleges
    by Mark on July 22, 2021 at 4:07 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (20:41) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, a May 22nd, 2021 article from Jon Marcus of the Hechinger The post YCBK 182: Plummeting birthrates impacts colleges appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 181: Why so many men are not in college [Transcript]
    by Mark on July 16, 2021 at 9:49 pm

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  • YCBK 181: Why so many men are not in college
    by Mark on July 15, 2021 at 9:29 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (6:02) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, a January 19th, 2021 article from Jon Marcus of the Hechinger The post YCBK 181: Why so many men are not in college appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
    by Mark on July 15, 2021 at 4:43 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 181 The post Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 180: 1st state to ban alumni admissions [Transcript]
    by Mark on July 8, 2021 at 9:00 pm

    The post YCBK 180: 1st state to ban alumni admissions [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 180: 1st state to ban alumni admissions
    by Mark on July 8, 2021 at 5:21 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (12:58) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, a June 1st, 2021 article from Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher The post YCBK 180: 1st state to ban alumni admissions appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Interview 71: Courtney Minden on “Understanding Babson College”
    by Mark on July 2, 2021 at 9:39 pm

    Courtney Minden helps us understand Babson college: Courtney gives her 3-5-minute elevator speech of who Babson College is? Courtney tells us what a deliberate dreamer is? Courtney talks about the The post Interview 71: Courtney Minden on “Understanding Babson College” appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Babson College (MA)
    by Mark on July 2, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 179 The post Babson College (MA) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 179: Social class and college admissions [Transcript]
    by Mark on July 1, 2021 at 9:41 pm

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  • YCBK 179: Social class and college admissions
    by Mark on July 1, 2021 at 4:36 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (20:10) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, an article from Arvind Ashok of the New York Times. The The post YCBK 179: Social class and college admissions appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Interview 70: Courtney Minden on “The New Ways Colleges Recruit Students”
    by Mark on June 24, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    Courtney gives her backstory, including various admission roles she has had Courtney explains the difference between a VP of Enrollment and a Dean or Director of admission Courtney explains what The post Interview 70: Courtney Minden on “The New Ways Colleges Recruit Students” appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • University of Colorado-Boulder (CO)
    by Mark on June 24, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 178 The post University of Colorado-Boulder (CO) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 178: Which schools public colleges recruit [Transcript]
    by Mark on June 24, 2021 at 8:28 pm

    The post YCBK 178: Which schools public colleges recruit [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 178: Which schools public colleges recruit
    by Mark on June 24, 2021 at 3:42 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (9:35) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, an article from Scot Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed. The article The post YCBK 178: Which schools public colleges recruit appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 177: Don’t trust college lists that high schools produce [Transcript]
    by Mark on June 17, 2021 at 9:19 pm

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  • YCBK 177: Don’t trust college lists that high schools produce
    by Mark on June 17, 2021 at 3:56 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (7:08) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, an article from Ron Lieber of The New York Times. The The post YCBK 177: Don’t trust college lists that high schools produce appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Lawrence University (WI) (with Lisa)
    by Mark on June 16, 2021 at 5:17 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 177 The post Lawrence University (WI) (with Lisa) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 176: What employers look for in college grads [Transcript]
    by Mark on June 10, 2021 at 6:38 pm

    The post YCBK 176: What employers look for in college grads [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 176: What employers look for in college grads
    by Mark on June 10, 2021 at 2:38 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (7:37) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, an article from Karen Fischer from the Chronicle Higher Education. The The post YCBK 176: What employers look for in college grads appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • University of Minnesota (MN)
    by Mark on June 9, 2021 at 9:28 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 176 The post University of Minnesota (MN) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 175: Test-optional admissions yields benefits [Transcript]
    by Mark on June 3, 2021 at 9:21 pm

    The post YCBK 175: Test-optional admissions yields benefits [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 175: Test-optional admissions yields benefits
    by Mark on June 3, 2021 at 1:26 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (7:02) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, an article from Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed. The article The post YCBK 175: Test-optional admissions yields benefits appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Interview 69: Vincent Garcia on “What is going on with the UC’s and admissions this year?”
    by Mark on June 2, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    What’s going on with the UC’s and CSU’s: Vince gives his backstory We talk about how rigor matters, and some of the ways it is evaluated We discuss the growth The post Interview 69: Vincent Garcia on “What is going on with the UC’s and admissions this year?” appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Trinity University (TX)
    by Mark on June 2, 2021 at 9:37 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 175 The post Trinity University (TX) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 174: Interest is surging in stackable degrees [Transcript]
    by Mark on May 27, 2021 at 8:43 pm

    The post YCBK 174: Interest is surging in stackable degrees [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 174: Interest is surging in stackable degrees
    by Mark on May 27, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (15:18) : In this week’s “In the news segment”, an article from Jon Marcus of The Hechinger Report. The article The post YCBK 174: Interest is surging in stackable degrees appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • Wake Forest (NC)
    by Mark on May 25, 2021 at 9:36 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 174 The post Wake Forest (NC) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • North Carolina A & T State University (NCAT) (NC)
    by Mark on May 20, 2021 at 9:06 pm

    You can also listen on Episode 173 The post North Carolina A & T State University (NCAT) (NC) appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 173: Covid is causing depression and anxiety with students [Transcript]
    by Mark on May 20, 2021 at 8:59 pm

    The post YCBK 173: Covid is causing depression and anxiety with students [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 173: Covid is causing depression and anxiety with students
    by Mark on May 20, 2021 at 2:50 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (13:24) : In this week’s news segment, an article from Brennan Barnard of Forbes. The article entitled, “College Admissions: Do The post YCBK 173: Covid is causing depression and anxiety with students appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 172: Ex-Dean may go to jail for changing rankings [Transcript]
    by Mark on May 13, 2021 at 9:04 pm

    The post YCBK 172: Ex-Dean may go to jail for changing rankings [Transcript] appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.

  • YCBK 172: Ex-Dean may go to jail for changing rankings
    by Mark on May 13, 2021 at 2:41 pm

    In this week’s episode you will hear In the News (12:10) : In this week’s news segment, an article from Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed. The article looks at The post YCBK 172: Ex-Dean may go to jail for changing rankings appeared first on Your College-Bound Kid.