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Season 5, Episode 2: Three College Admissions Strategies (Amidst COVID)
Now that we’ve received some admissions results from ED II and Regular admissions, we wanted to share with you guys what we found worked this season amidst the pandemic by dedicating today's episode on Three College Admissions Strategies in the upcoming application season.
We recognize that the pandemic presents a lot of challenges and even anxiety on how to approach the college admissions process. By taking advantage of the three strategies we discuss on this episode, you may get a better idea of how you can potentially approach your applications in the future!
Season 5, Episode 1: Top 4 College Admissions Trends
BIG NEWS THIS MONTH!
With SAT IIs getting canceled and more test cancellations, how is college admissions being impacted? What can you do as a high school student to improve your chances of admissions despite the continuing pandemic?
In this episode, we'll be covering the Top 4 Trends in College Admissions and providing you with tips and advice on how to improve your chances and use the trends to your advantage!
Tune in to this episode to learn more!
SPECIAL EPISODE 3: COVID-19 June 2020 Updates
As COVID-19 continues to impact the world, in this June 2020 Updates episode, we bring you updates and advice about standardized testing, virtual learning, the job market and extracurricular activities that students can partake in during the summer.
As we dive into how to move forward with your academics and activities, we also share our perspectives on how the removal of standardized testing (i.e, UCs) is going to ultimately impact the world of education and college admissions in the future.
Tune in to this episode to learn more!
SPECIAL EPISODE 2: The Coronavirus (College Admissions Updates)
We have another special episode for you on the coronavirus and the constant changes that college admissions are making as the pandemic continues to impact our country. From test date changes to additional college admissions requirements, Jay and Vincent dive into the details of what various colleges are doing and what advice they have for students.
Tune in to this episode for more updates on the impacts of the coronavirus and detailed advice and explanations on how students can plan their next few months (including the summer) to make the most of their time and increase chances of admissions.
SPECIAL EPISODE: The Coronavirus (Its Effect on College Admissions)
In this episode, Jay and Vincent dive into the Coronavirus and how it’s affecting our students and families. Due to the pandemic, we have received many questions about its effects on college admissions and have sensed the anxiety since SAT/ACT tests have been canceled, AP exams have moved to online, schools have closed, etc.
Because we understand that this time of uncertainty may bring rising concerns to students and parents, we wanted to dedicate this episode to answer your questions and hopefully ease your concerns.
From what current seniors need to do as admission results come out, to how to prioritize your time to make the most of being at home, Jay and Vincent answer your questions about this time of uncertainty to prepare for what's to come as we end our school year.
Season 4, Episode 10: Beyond the Application (The Things You're Not Thinking About)
In this episode, we wanted to organize a list of THE INTANGIBLES -- what you should think about beyond the college application (activities, academics, etc.). We specifically chose to spend some time on the miscellaneous things that students and parents do not necessarily think about when they think about their high school journey.
From reading for pleasure to social media, we cover a wide array of things that our parents and students should be thinking about besides what goes in a college application.
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This is a must listen for all high school and college students, and the parents as well. So much valuable information