Inside college admissions Many college applications are due at the end of the year, and most students have saved the dreaded essay and resume of activities for last. Midmorning discusses the undergraduate application process: how to navigate it, and whether the current admissions criteria can tell you if a student is worthy of attending a college.9:06 a.m.
Jacques Steinberg: education correspondent for the New York Times.
Frank Sachs: Past president of the National Association of College Admissions Counseling. He is a college counselor at the Blake School in Minneapolis.
Newsmaker with Rep. Cravaack Minnesotans were shocked when Chip Cravaack defeated the longest serving member of Congress in Minnesota history, Rep. Jim Oberstar. Midmorning airs Tom Crann's incoming interview with the new Representative.9:50 a.m.
Chip Cravaack: representative-elect for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District.
Behind Ol' Blue Eyes Legendary singer Frank Sinatra was a larger-than-life figure whose career straddled five decades. A new book looks at the first half of Sinatra's career, and how the skinny young crooner who could sell a song like no one else became an American icon.10:06 a.m.