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Episode 93: The Power of Self Discovery

Episode 93: The Power of Self Discovery

From supplemental essays to SAT and ACT preparation, the college application process may seem like a daunting task to many students and parents. Beth and Greg Langston, founders of College Flight Plan, assist students through this stressful period and beyond. Beth and Greg take a holistic approach to the college application process, helping students find their purpose and passion along the way.

Episode 92: 5 Tips for Parents Starting the College Process

Episode 92: 5 Tips for Parents Starting the College Process

Parents helping Parenting. That is what we have always done when our children were babies, through grammar school, middle school, and high school. Now as students get ready to launch their next academic adventure in college, how can parents share their cheat sheets to de-stress the process for all.

Episode 91: How to Get Organized For the College Search

Episode 91: How to Get Organized For the College Search

The college application process can get unwieldy for both students and parents as there are so many deadlines to keep track of. Getting organized is a key component of the application process and one in which Jessica and Sawyer of Virtual College Counselors can shed some light on.

Episode 90: Keep Your Hands Off My Essays!

Episode 90: Keep Your Hands Off My Essays!

As a parent who has just launched her third and last child to college, I know how tempting it is to “help” edit kids’ essays. What starts out as a simple suggestion turns into something like “ What if you just wrote something like …” All of the good natured advice and guidance has turned into “our” essay.

Episode 89: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

Episode 89: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

Keeping fit both physically and mentally is a challenge for all ages but especially for our young adults as they head off to college. For many students, it is the 1st time living away from home. How can students better prepare themselves for the transition and what resources are available to students as they navigate the acclimating to their new environment socially, mentally, and physically?

A Student Q&A Video with Skidmore Students

A Student Q&A Video with Skidmore Students

Alexa, our Skidmore Lead Ambassador for College Scoops, provided the student footage for our College Scoops Q&A video for Skidmore! As students visit colleges, many students have questions that they can’t find the answers to online. So, we reached out to our College Scoops community and asked them for their help.

Episode 88: What to Ask When Hiring an Educational Consultant

Episode 88: What to Ask When Hiring an Educational Consultant

When starting the college admissions process, many families seek outside help from independent educational consultants. How do families find an independent educational consultant for their student? What questions should they ask when interviewing the educational consultants? Are there certain criteria every educational consultant should have in terms of experience or certifications?

The ABC’s Of College And Finances

The ABC’s Of College And Finances

It’s that exciting time of year!  Parents of incoming 12th graders will soon become immersed in all things related to applying for college!  And while many like to focus on the fun and excitement associated with applying to college, it’s critically important to not neglect a review of college costs and the financial aid process.

Be In The Know!Top 10 Student Tips for Freshmen

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