Session 1: 21 states now mandate the ACT (or SAT) for all juniors. Here’s how that policy can transform those states.
Session 2: 21 states now mandate the ACT (or SAT) for all juniors. Here’s how that policy can transform those states, Part 2
Session 3: Parents: when should your student take his or her first ACT or SAT? Earlier than you think!
Segment 1: Add speech and debate to the list of extracurriculars that best prepare students for college and beyond.
Segment 2: Rule 3000: become a savvy college shopper (or else you’ll incur these excessive fees).
Segment 3: Two solid 4-year colleges for families on a budget: Weber State and Michigan Tech
Guest: Rosanne Liesveld, long-time leader within Gallup's Education Division
Segment 1: Parents: How our Obsession with grades is hurting our children and teachers
Segment 2: Parents: how to develop trust with your child’s teachers
Segment 3: Parents: focus on learning rather than grades
Segment 1: Eight Strategies for making your student(s) more gritty- a key to education and life success
Segment 2: Eight More Strategies for making your student(s) more gritty
Segment 3: Your Social Media— make sure Grandma would approve. Otherwise, you jeopardize admissions and aid.
Segment 1: AP tests-- more students taking them, fewer colleges accepting them
Segment 2: 2+2-- do's and don'ts for those thinking about two years at a community college for general education requirements. Guest: JBP college counseling guru Trevor Loney
Segment 3: A great value college for your list-- Nebraska Wesleyan. Graduate in four years with an affordable, meaningful degree. Guest: NWU grad Ben Wiese
Advice for getting K-12 students into medical school and beyond. Guest Ben Wiese, recent UNMC graduate
Segment 1: How much undergrad debt is too much for pre-meds?
Segment 2: Pre-meds-- small colleges v. big universities-- which is better for getting into medical school?
Segment 3: Advice for K-12 parents and students for aspiring pre-med students
Segment 1: Higher poverty requires great effort to create higher motivation. Here’s a plan for educators.
Segment 2: Are 100% of your juniors taking the ACT? Concerned? Here are strategies to motivate them.
Segment 3: How to minimize the downward effect lower achieving students have on your school’s ACT score.