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Your College-Bound Kid

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 building the right college list, getting admitted to the colleges on your list; how to pay for college, and even choosing the right career. Each week, in order, we will discuss a hot college admissions article; we will shares insights from the college admission book, "171 Answers: To The Most-Asked College Admission Questions", we will dedicate a segment to questions from our audience and Mark will interview a "thought leader" in the world of college admissions. We will also share the best free resources every week to help you with college admission and college life. Our most recent episodes also focus on a great college/university that we shine the spotlight on. The "Your College-Bound Kid" podcast combines in depth knowledge and insights about college admissions and college life with a lighthearted, and at times, entertaining style that makes Mark and Anika easy to listen to. A new episode goes live every single Thursday morning.

info_outline YCBK 139: Exploring Unrealistic Undergraduate Salary Expectations 09/24/2020
info_outline YCBK 138: UC is Barred from All Use of Test Scores in Admissions 09/17/2020
info_outline YCBK 137: A Guide to Virtual College Admissions Tools 09/10/2020
info_outline YCBK 136: The Return of the Campus Tour 09/03/2020
info_outline YCBK 135: Higher Education’s Very Bad Week 08/27/2020
info_outline YCBK 134: Hundreds of Colleges/Universities Show Financial Warning Signs 08/20/2020
info_outline YCBK 133: Rethinking Effective Student Learning Experiences 08/13/2020
info_outline YCBK 132: Panicked Universities Adding Thousands of New Majors 08/06/2020
info_outline YCBK 131: Pandemic Hurts Student Mental Health 07/30/2020
info_outline YCBK 130: New International Students to US May Hit Post WW2 Low 07/23/2020
info_outline YCBK 129: Williams College Cuts Tuition and Fall Semester Sports 07/16/2020
info_outline YCBK 128: UC Regents Declare Support to End Race-Blind Admissions 07/09/2020
info_outline YCBK 127: The End of Colleges as We Knew It? 07/02/2020
info_outline YCBK 126: Colleges Are Deluding Themselves on Safe Reopen 06/25/2020
info_outline YCBK 125: New Evidence Documents that College Degrees Pay Off- By A Lot 06/18/2020
info_outline YCBK 124: Brown University Cuts 11 of Its Varsity Sports 06/11/2020
info_outline YCBK 123: Public Schools May Not Be Public Much Longer 06/04/2020
info_outline YCBK 122: University of CA Suspends SAT/ACT Requirement 05/28/2020
info_outline YCBK 121: More Scrutiny of Legacy Admissions 05/21/2020
info_outline YCBK 120: The importance of kindness in college admissions 05/14/2020
info_outline YCBK 119: Many Seniors Are Too Uncertain to Commit to a College 05/07/2020
info_outline YCBK 118: “The Big If” Will colleges return to residential education in the fall 04/30/2020
info_outline YCBK 117: Test-optional Does Not Mean Test Blind 04/23/2020
info_outline YCBK 116: Financial Hits Pile Up for Colleges due to COVID-19 04/16/2020
info_outline YCBK 115: How COVID-19 has Changed Plans for Prospective Students 04/09/2020
info_outline YCBK 114: How colleges are recruiting students without college tours 04/02/2020
info_outline YCBK 113: How Covid-19 could impact admissions 03/26/2020
info_outline YCBK 112: Are Any Colleges Insured Against Coronavirus Fallout? 03/19/2020
info_outline YCBK 111: Forced into Marriage for Financial Aid 03/12/2020
info_outline YCBK 110: The Rise of the Mega University 03/05/2020