On the College Scoops Podcast Episode 71: Tips for Applying for Scholarships From a First-Gen Student, Moira McCullough is joined by Guest Justin Yin, to discuss how students can navigate the college admissions process and apply for scholarships. When Yin was applying to college, he had limited resources and did not have a lot of guidance.
The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 121: How 8th Graders Can Prepare for High School with Guest Melanie Talesnick
On Podcast Episode 121, Moira McCullough and Guest Melanie Talesnick discuss the transition from 8th grade to high school and how students and parents can navigate the next four years to prepare for college. As a student who is starting high school, it is a whole new ball game compared to middle school. However, remember that you will be okay and you will figure it out. Start this transition by thinking about who you are as a student.
On College Scoops Podcast Episode 97, Moira McCullough is joined by Guest Eleanora Ferrante to discuss how high school students can effectively tell their story in a college application.
On the College Scoops Podcast Episode 89: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body, Moira McCullough is joined by Guest Dale Troy, a college and certified health coach, to discuss tips and tricks on how students can successfully navigate college. For many students, college is the first time that they will live alone and be away from their parents for a long period of time. With new environments, people, and routines, it becomes more important than ever to manage one’s physical and mental health, while also knowing how to manage stress and navigate a new social scene.
College can be an exciting time where many incoming students are able to start a new chapter in their life. While students will have many opportunities to meet new people and experience the joys of campus life, there are also many unknowns and challenges to navigate.
The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 116: So You Want to be a Doctor with Guest Dr. Shirag Shemmassian
On the College Scoops Podcast Episode 116: So, You Want to Be a Doctor, Moira McCullough and Guest Dr. Shirag Shemmassian discuss how to apply to medical school and helpful tips to best prepare for this process. If students are interested in pursuing a career in medicine, there are many things to consider.
Each year, the college application process becomes more and more competitive. Recently, many colleges and universities have embraced test-optional policies for the 2021-2022 application cycle and others have even decided to implement them on a permanent basis.
As a second semester senior in college, I have a lot to be grateful for. When I look back at my college experience, I think about the people I have met, the long walks on the quad with friends, and the amazing classes I have been able to take.
College is an exciting time for students, where many are given a new sense of freedom and autonomy that they haven’t experienced before. With all of the great opportunities that are available to students, there is also a reality of difficulties and challenges that many will face. Many concerns have been raised in regards to students’ mental health and general well-being; these issues have only been exacerbated since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.