The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 106: What Students Should Consider When Taking the ACT/SAT Tests

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 106: What Students Should Consider When Taking the ACT/SAT Tests

On Podcast Episode 106, Mike Bergin, the founding President of the Board of Directors of the National Test Prep Association, discusses how to prepare for the standardized tests that many colleges require students take upon applying. Many students fret over whether to take the ACT or the SAT, but the truth is that colleges do not prefer one over the other. Although they emphasize different skills and use different methods, both tests examine relatively the same material; students should take a series of practice tests before making a final decision. 

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 121: How 8th Graders Can Prepare for High School with Guest Melanie Talesnick

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. 

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 89: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body with Guest Dale Troy

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 89: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body with Guest Dale Troy

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.

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 115: Managing Family Dynamics During the College Application Process

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 115: Managing Family Dynamics During the College Application Process

On Podcast Episode 115, Moira McCullough met with Norma Greenberg to discuss the trials and tribulations of “Managing Family Dynamics During the College Application Process.” Having worked as a guidance counselor for most of her life, Norma has experience with being the go-to person for many of her students about their complicated family issues and situations.

New Podcast Released!

New Podcast Released!

Are you stressing about college visits? The college admissions journey can be stressful BUT the college visits should and can be fun. This is a unique opportunity for parents to learn more about their son or daughter and bond with them as they search for their next academic adventure. 

College Scoops and All Things College and Career with Meg & Bobbie

College Scoops and All Things College and Career with Meg & Bobbie

All Things College and Career with Meg & Bobbie – All Things College and Career with Meg & Bobbie -The  “Learn Before you Leap” series helps others who are contemplating a career change or starting the college planning process. Our Founder, Moira McCullough, shares her experience visiting colleges as a parent and Founder of College Scoops.

Do you remember a funny story from your college visits?

Do you remember a funny story from your college visits?

July is here and families are gearing up for college visits later this month. Wondering where to go? Wishing you could finish your book at the beach and have someone else just plan your trip? College Scoops now has over 130+ colleges on our website and we just released our 31st college eBook!