YCBK 169: Nearly Half of Parents Don’t Want Kids Going Straight to 4-Year College


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In this episode you will hear: (15:25) In this week’s news segment, an article from The Hechinger Report “Poll Nearly half of parents don’t want their kids to go straight to a four-year college”, by Jill Barshay. Fewer American parents are dreaming of sending their kids off to a four-year college immediately after they graduate from high school, signaling both a deepening political divide over the value of higher education and a shift in public sentiment toward career training. (44:30) We’re in chapter 169 of 171 Answers – why it is important to utilize your advisor and their knowledge. (58:04) Jennifer from Oklahoma wants to know how her son’s limited time that is dedicated to football will look to admissions officers, even though he is not interested in playing at the college level. (01:17:47) Mark kicks off his interview with Mark Kantrowitz -The New Simplified FAFSA – Part 1 of 4 (01:28:58) Recommended resource: Mark’s favorite book if you want a comprehensive book to cover all things money related with paying for college: Paying for College, 2021: Everything You Need to Maximize Financial Aid and Afford College No College Spotlight this week Don't forget to send your questions related to any and every facet of the college process to: . Music is by SENA HERO/Victor-Alan Weeks. If you enjoy our podcast, would you please do us a favor and share our podcast both verbally and on social media? We would be most grateful! To access and best utilize the transcripts of each podcast, please do the following: Go to Click the Transcripts tab, from the top menu by the Episodes tab Click on the transcript for the specific episode you are interested in, just click on the image or by the word “Transcript” You will see a Share icon, a download option, a link to Apple podcast and you will see a magnifying glass Use the magnifying glass to search for any word. If that word was used in the episode, it will show up, highlighted in yellow. You will also see a timestamp so you can see the exact minute and second this word was spoken. If you click the word highlighted in yellow, the podcast player will start playing right at that word. You can stop it from playing by clicking the pause button. Note: The transcription accuracy is about 90%, so you will see some spelling errors and errors in translation going from voice to print. We are excited to give our listeners a chance to play a role in shaping what topics we discuss, so please send us your ideas for college spotlights, articles for discussion and recommended resources. You can let your voice be heard by completing this survey. Just put the following link in your browser and give us your honest feedback. We thank you in advance. 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 go to Amazon and click: If you want to place a bulk order, you will save money by purchasing this book at 171answers.com. Every penny goes to The Atlanta Mission, a Christian organization that helps over 1000 homeless residents every day. If you want to see what future episodes will discuss in the book chapter section, just go to 171answers.com and then click the red button "See exactly what 171 Answers covers"

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