Bright Now Podcast Show Notes 

Episode Date: 22 October 2019; (Season 3, Episode 4)

Description: Following up on our three part series in season two; Michael Horn, a senior partner for Entangled Solution and the co-author of "Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life" and CTY's Jonathan Plucker dive into the importance of post-secondary education and lifelong learning.

Resources Mentioned During the Episode: We primarily discussed Michael’s new book with Bob Moesta, “Choosing College: How to Make Better Learning Decisions Throughout Your Life.” We also mentioned that Michael works at Entangled.

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Michael recommended interested listeners head to his site for information about his other books.

We also point listeners to Bright Now episodes from last season on the college search/admissions process (specifically episodes 6, 8, and 10 from Season 2).

Questions to Ponder

  • What are your motivations for pursuing additional education? How do those match up with the motivations of your child or student?

  • What are some additional ways you can provide support for bright students as they explore their motivations for post-high school education?

  • Given your motivation/s, what pathways into higher education could be most effective and cost-efficient?

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The Bright Now is produced by Jonathan Plucker, Tracey Gaughran, and Tricia Schellenbach. Audio production by the team at Clean Cuts, a Three Seas company. Special thanks to CTY’s interim executive director, Dr. Amy Shelton. Bright Now is underwritten by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth.  

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