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.
On today’s podcast, we talk to Amy Bryant, the Founder of Bryant College Coaching and an NCAA champion as both a head coach and player. She talks to us about what students can expect during the college recruiting process and the importance of being well prepared to get recruited.
As a guest on the College Scoops Podcast, “Get Schooled on 529 Plans,” Patricia Roberts talks with Moira McCullough and offers listeners information about setting up and utilizing 529 plans in order to financially support their child in getting into and getting through college. Like any other investment plan, money put into a child’s 529 is invested in stocks and bonds, and is overseen by a professional who will help families manage these investments.
Every college has their wow factor, and with today’s guest, Jill Ortman, we discuss many lesser known, but academically strong schools. We explore everything from the programs and majors they offer, their dining options, athletics, and campus life.
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.
When students are touring college campuses, it is easy for them to get overwhelmed by a host of new information and their surroundings. But, it does not have to be a stressful process.
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.
Oftentimes, people are worried about entering college as an undeclared major. On today’s podcast, we speak with Aaron Basko, a leader in the field of higher education, about how there is nothing wrong with students not knowing what they want to study when they initially begin college.