The transition from high school to college can be tough for students, especially for those who have learning differences and need accommodations. On today’s podcast, our Guest Stephanie Mitchell talks to us about what life as a college student looks like and the importance of adapting to its academic and social scene.
On today’s podcast, we are joined by Dana Ponsky to discuss the most common challenges that students face and how to overcome them. As a college counselor, she has a lot of experience advising college students and shares with us helpful tips that incoming freshmen can use in order to be successful.
The college admissions landscape is constantly evolving where students must be able to adapt to new trends and best practices. However, this may be difficult to anticipate or know what direction to take in the near future given the unpredictability of the admissions process.
How can a prospective student create a portfolio that stands out? What are admissions representatives looking for when reviewing a portfolio? When should a student start to create a portfolio? These are the questions Kavin Buck will answer today.
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.
Making a strong first impression, whether it is on paper or meeting someone new, is very important. On today’s podcast, we are joined by Brenda Bernstein to discuss how to create a killer LinkedIn profile.
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.
High school can be a pressure cooker as students and parents focus on the college admissions process. Today, our Guest Keith Wilkerson shares why it is important to enjoy high school and how to take the time to thrive in high school which will set students up for success in college.
A couch. A gazebo. A mouse. Target.
These were the topics of personal application essays that helped the writers earn admission to Stanford, UPenn, UC Berkeley and MIT. These essays contained no lists of accomplishments and no bragging, just good stories that revealed who the students are and what makes them tick.