What are college and hiring managers looking for in an application, resume, or LinkedIn profile? How can students stand out in a positive and impactful way? Creating your own personal brand is one way students can differentiate themselves from the pack.
Episode 81: Storytelling Tips and Techniques to Use When Crafting a Personal Statement Essay
It’s summertime and a perfect time for juniors in high school to read, write in their journal, travel, and start to brainstorm ideas for their personal statement. Andrea is a writer, a storyteller, and someone who has lived, worked, and traveled overseas teaching English and test prep to students along the way. Andrea will share her tips, advice, and strategies on how to start your personal statement
Episode 76: Writing Tips from a 4x Emmy Award Winner
Are you interested in writing as a career? Craig Heller joins us today to share his story and how he got into the business. As a tv writer and screenwriter, Craig spent fifteen years working in the entertainment industry winning four Emmys and a Writers Guild award.
Five Keys to an Outstanding College Application Essay
Having worked with hundreds of rising seniors on their college application essays, over fifteen years as an essay coach, I have developed a good sense of what makes an effective essay.
Episode 73: What to Know if You are Even THINKing of Applying to College Overseas
Do you have a desire to study overseas? If so, what do you need to know as the entire application process is very different from the US in all aspects (testing, programs, and timing)?
Episode 70: How to Tackle the Activity Section of the Common Application
As we get ready for the summer, juniors will start to tackle the activity section of the common application. What are some of the activities to include? How do students know which activities to highlight? If you are a sophomore, what are some ideas to think about to start to build your brag sheet for college applications?
Episode 68: College Admissions – It’s a Numbers Game with Guest Lee Bierer
The crazy 2021 admissions cycle has come to an end as all colleges have released their decisions. With many colleges experiencing significant increases in applications, the waitlist pool is larger than in years past and many are predicting the wait could extend to August.
What Should You Seek From An Engineering Education
What Should You Seek From An Engineering Education? I always like to check out engineering programs when I visit colleges, even though I was not educated as an engineer.
Episode 66: 2021 College Deferrals and Waitlists — It’s Not Personal Anymore with Christina Wright
This year is not a normal admissions year. Many colleges experienced a significant increase in applications unlike ever before. Waitlists are expected to be annoyingly long. Many students are trying to make decisions on schools they have never actually stepped foot on.