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The Power of a “Small” Story

The Power of a “Small” Story

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.

A Q&A Video with University of Tampa Students

A Q&A Video with University of Tampa Students

Kendall, our University of Tampa Lead Ambassador for College Scoops, provided the student footage for our College Scoops Q&A video for University of Tampa! 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.

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 117: Get Schooled on 529 Plans with Guest Patricia Roberts

The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 117: Get Schooled on 529 Plans with Guest Patricia Roberts

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.

Episode 126: Explore Five Underrated Colleges

Episode 126: Explore Five Underrated Colleges

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.

How to Write an Unforgettable College Essay

How to Write an Unforgettable College Essay

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. 

Episode 124: Raise Your Hand If You Are Undecided?

Episode 124: Raise Your Hand If You Are Undecided?

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.

Be In The Know!Top 10 Student Tips for Freshmen

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