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Hear from Harvard graduates, Olympiad medalists, charity founders, science fair winners, college admission experts and more. We get their practical tips and advice so you can do the same. This podcast is powered by Crimson Education - visit crimsoneducation.org to learn how to apply to the world’s top universities and create your own extraordinary extracurriculars.

Top of the Class Crimson Education

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Hear from Harvard graduates, Olympiad medalists, charity founders, science fair winners, college admission experts and more. We get their practical tips and advice so you can do the same. This podcast is powered by Crimson Education - visit crimsoneducation.org to learn how to apply to the world’s top universities and create your own extraordinary extracurriculars.

    #79 Turning Career Research Into a Global Extracurricular with Open Gears

    #79 Turning Career Research Into a Global Extracurricular with Open Gears

    #79 Turning Career Research Into a Global Extracurricular with Open Gears ft Dhruv Syngol

    It was great to chat with the host of Open Gears, Dhruv Syngol - a student from Illinois in the US.

    With a passion for STEM, Dhruv wanted to learn more about potential career paths and ended up turning his conversations with professionals into an insightful resource for students everywhere.

    About Crimson Education
    The Top of the Class is powered by Crimson Education, the world leaders in US and UK university admissions. If you're aiming for top universities, visit the Crimson website to request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you.

    If you want to create an epic academic profile, join Crimson Global Academy where 800+ students are learning APs and A Levels from amazing teachers all over the world.

    • 24 min
    #78 Starting a Mentoring Company for High School Students

    #78 Starting a Mentoring Company for High School Students

    #78 Starting a Mentoring Company for High School Students ft Harsha Bharadwaj

    Summary
    2020 Tiger Global Case Comp winner, Harsha, is back! This time as the founder and CEO of Catalyst, an awesome organisation giving high school students a chance to meet inspiring mentors from around the world.

    About Crimson Education
    The Top of the Class is powered by Crimson Education, the world leaders in US and UK university admissions. If you're aiming for top universities, visit the Crimson website to request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you.

    If you want to create an epic academic profile, join Crimson Global Academy where 800+ students are learning APs and A Levels from amazing teachers all over the world.

    • 26 min
    #77 Top 25 Environmentalist, Poet and Public Speaker On How to Make a Difference

    #77 Top 25 Environmentalist, Poet and Public Speaker On How to Make a Difference

    #77 Top 25 Environmentalist, Poet and Public Speaker On How to Make a Difference Ft Sarah Syed

    Summary:
    Environmentalist, poet and public speaker, Sarah Syed, has developed a method to combat oil spills with orange and pomegranate peels. Along the way she has learned about networking, persisting through challenges and how anyone can help the environment. Check out Sarah's website here: https://sarahsyed34.wixsite.com/portfolio

    About Crimson Education
    The Top of the Class is powered by Crimson Education, the world leaders in US and UK university admissions. If you're aiming for top universities, visit the Crimson website to request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you.

    If you want to create an epic academic profile, join Crimson Global Academy where 800+ students are learning APs and A Levels from amazing teachers all over the world.

    • 38 min
    #76 Using the UN's SDGs to Create a Global, Impactful Non-Profit

    #76 Using the UN's SDGs to Create a Global, Impactful Non-Profit

    #76 Using the UN's SDGs to Create a Global, Impactful Non-Profit ft Nathan Baek

    Summary
    The UN's Sustainability Development Goals can be overwhelming but Nathan Baek from South Korea has set up a project to help students around the world tackle them one at a time.

    Hear how the Microphone Initiative is making an impact, how he got official non-profit status and what impact he's hoping to see.

    A message from Nathan:
    We've recently opened up applications to department roles: Policy, Program, and Education. If you are passionate about expanding access to SDG education and helping yourself and many others cultivate their potential, sign up now 😎
    https://forms.gle/7ijvzoyWTiYF1PU9A

    • 29 min
    #75 Regeneron Winner, Robert Sansone, Talks Electric Motors & How To Top Science Fairs

    #75 Regeneron Winner, Robert Sansone, Talks Electric Motors & How To Top Science Fairs

    #75 Regeneron Winner, Robert Sansone, Talks Electric Motors & How To Top Science Fairs

    Summary:
    There's no bigger student science fair in the world than Regeneron (formerly ISEF). This year, Robert Sansone took out the overall winner title and a $75,000 scholarship for his work on an electric motor that will help solve a major issue with current motors in use.
    Connect with Robert on LinkedInLearn more about his winning project Are you aiming for top US and UK universities and want the support of Crimson experts?
    Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started or learn more about Crimson Education.

    • 34 min
    #20 The Reality of a Law Career - Insights From Crimson Strategist & Law Grad, Kevin Paul

    #20 The Reality of a Law Career - Insights From Crimson Strategist & Law Grad, Kevin Paul

    #20 The Reality of a Law Career - Insights From Crimson Strategist & Law Grad, Kevin Paul

    Summary: Crimson Strategist, Kevin Paul, discusses his journey to Duke Law School and how working in law firms wasn't all he imagined it to be.

    Are you aiming for Ivy League schools and other top US and UK universities and want the support of Crimson experts? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started or learn more about Crimson Education.

    • 31 min

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Matt C1 ,

Super inspiring!

Love hearing from these students - it’s often their mindset and their support network that helps them get to where they are. And it’s good to know that these students have had their fair share of challenges and failures along the way too!

Sloppy cakes ,

Very informative

I loved the first episode, Alex is a great interviewer and the guests give some terrific insights. If you’re a student that wants to undertake tertiary studies at the world’s best schools, you must listen to this podcast.

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