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Need help navigating the admissions process? We’re here to help! Every other Monday we’ll bring you exclusive interviews with Former Admissions Officers, graduates from top universities, and admissions experts. Each episode will be filled with application tips and first-hand experiences that will help you get into your dream school. Brought to you by InGenius Prep, the world’s largest team of Former Admissions Officers.

Inside the Admissions Office: Advice from Former Admissions Officers InGenius Prep

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Need help navigating the admissions process? We’re here to help! Every other Monday we’ll bring you exclusive interviews with Former Admissions Officers, graduates from top universities, and admissions experts. Each episode will be filled with application tips and first-hand experiences that will help you get into your dream school. Brought to you by InGenius Prep, the world’s largest team of Former Admissions Officers.

    How Your Test Scores Will be Evaluated by Admissions Officers

    How Your Test Scores Will be Evaluated by Admissions Officers

    On this week's episode Shoshannah Feinberg, a Former Admissions Reader from Northwestern, discusses standardized testing. Shoshannah explains how test-optional policies will impact admissions and how students should adapt to these changes. Find a full list of test-optional schools here: https://ingeniusprep.com/blog/2020-test-optional-colleges/Check out our blog here: https://ingeniusprep.com/blog/Follow us @InGeniusPrep on social media!InGeniusPrep.com 

    • 31 min
    How Important Are Letters of Recommendation?

    How Important Are Letters of Recommendation?

    On this week's episode, we talk to Amelie Lasker, a Graduate Coach from Columbia and Cambridge about letters of recommendation. Amelie discusses how your letter will influence your admissions decision and how you can ensure you get glowing letters. Check out our blog here: https://ingeniusprep.com/blog/College Letter of Recommendation: How to Get a Glowing Letter: https://ingeniusprep.com/blog/college-letter-of-recommendation/Who Should Write Your Letters of Recommendation?: https://ingeniusprep.com/blog/letters-of-recommendation/Follow us @InGeniusPrep on social media!InGeniusPrep.com

    • 28 min
    Personal Statement Prep: Start Practicing Reflective Writing Early

    Personal Statement Prep: Start Practicing Reflective Writing Early

    This week, we are joined by Shannon Beddingfield, a Yale Teaching Fellow and Yale PhD Candidate, to discuss reflective writing. From the personal statement to supplemental essays, reflective writing plays a huge part in the college application process. Use Shannon's tips from this episode to start practicing this essential skill early in high school!Check out our blog here: https://ingeniusprep.com/blog/Follow us @InGeniusPrep on social media!InGeniusPrep.com

    • 34 min
    Disrupted Summer Plans: How to Come up With Alternate Solutions

    Disrupted Summer Plans: How to Come up With Alternate Solutions

    This week, we are joined by Natalia Ostrowski, a Former Assistant Director of Admissions at UChicago, to discuss what you can do in the face of disrupted summer plans. Natalia explains how admissions officers evaluate what you do over the summer and gives ideas for impactful projects that you can do from home.For more information on our Academic Mentorship Program, you can email me at kayla.kaszyca@ingeniusprep.comCheck out our blog here: www.ingeniusprep.com/blog/Follow us @InGeniusPrep on social media!InGeniusPrep.com

    • 30 min
    Q&A With a Former Director of College Admissions

    Q&A With a Former Director of College Admissions

    On this week's episode, Zak Harris, a Former Admissions Officer from Johns Hopkins and Former Director of Admissions from Regis, answers your questions. Zak discusses all aspects of the college admissions process from Coronavirus's impact on your summer plans to starting your personal statement. Check out our blog here: https://ingeniusprep.com/blog/Follow us @InGeniusPrep on social media!InGeniusPrep.com

    • 53 min
    COVID-19 and Its Influence on College Admissions

    COVID-19 and Its Influence on College Admissions

    On this week's episode, we are joined by Erin Gu, the Chief Education Officer at InGenius Prep. Erin discusses how the college admissions process will be impacted by the Coronavirus. She gives advice on transitioning to online learning, reconfiguring standardized test plans, and how students can stay engaged while at home.Check out the following links for additional resources:Register for tomorrow's (3/24) webinar titled "How the Coronavirus will Impact College Admissions": https://zoom.us/webinar/register/1715847266210/WN_m3LgceKVTWaxkOHscEnG4gCoronavirus 2020: Ideas and Resources for High School Students: https://ingeniusprep.com/blog/coronavirus-2020-ideas/Coronavirus Protocols for International Students Studying in the US: Steps to Take: https://ingeniusprep.com/blog/international-students-studying-in-the-us/A Guide to Tools and Technologies During Coronavirus 2020: https://ingeniusprep.com/blog/technologies-during-coronavirus-2020/Capstone Projects for High School Students: https://ingeniusprep.com/blog/capstone-projects-for-high-school-students/

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