Education Week Interview: Marc Wojno

Throughout the entire week of May 16, WBBM’s Noon Business Hour is focusing on education with a variety of expert interviews providing information on the college application process. Lasting through May 20, find out more about Education Week here.

Tuesday’s interview subject: Marc Wojno, Senior Associate Editor Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine & Kiplinger.com. WBBM Newsradio’s Kris Kridel and Cisco Cotto talked to Wojno, asking Wojno what you look at when valuing a degree from a school.

“What we look at when we talk about quality, is we’re looking at various things such as admission rate, yield, four-year grad rates, freshmen retention rates…” Wojno told WBBM. “And from the financial measures, we look at the total cost, essentially, and also the generous financial aid packages that the schools award.”

Wojno also talked about how Kiplinger’s projects what students could possibly be making years after graduation, depending on their degree and college.

Hear the full interview above.

Listen to the other Education Week interviews here.

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