[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]GPA is the #1 factor in getting accepted into your dream Ivy League and top-tier colleges. Knowing this, high school students stay up until 2 AM studying for APUSH, AP Chemistry, or writing English papers. However, no matter what you do, you can’t seem to get an A on your APUSH chapter test....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’m very excited to share this interview with Rachael Kable, the host of one of my absolute favorite podcasts, The Mindful Kind!  Rachael and I talk about about mindfulness, which is especially important for high school students.   We all experience stress, although high school students appear to carry it the most, especially in...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today I’m speaking with Jane Stine, the Managing Director of Loop Abroad, a program that focuses on high school students studying abroad with a particular focus on Animal Sciences.  Studying abroad is a wonderful choice for those who are interested in it, but as we discuss-- it’s all about how you grow and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today, I’m speaking with Ted Dorsey-- a test prep EXPERT.  Ted has a passion for figuring out standardized tests, and now runs his business where he helps students plan their best for the SAT, ACT, SAT II, and other exams required to get accepted into the dream college.  Fun fact! He even starred...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On this episode, I’m speaking with Danny Kim, an organizational consultant who focuses on industrial organizational psychology. He also specializes in smartphone addiction and its impact on emotional intelligence-- sharing tons of insight on the science behind why smartphone addiction is such a problem for families around the globe. Social media and smartphone addiction...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]As 2018 comes to a close and we begin 2019, I thought it’d be great to share with you my biggest college admissions-related takeaways from the past year.  College admissions is always changing, and there’s a lot we can learn from this past application cycle. As promised, here are my biggest takeaways: #1: Students who...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On this episode, I’m interviewing Beth Young-- a current Economics major and Psychology minor at Harvard!  We discuss in depth her experience as an undergrad as well as my experience in Harvard graduate school. It was so great reminiscing about my days at HGSE, and hearing Beth’s perspective on Harvard undergrad was so...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’m so excited to share with you this special episode, where I’ll be sharing with you a bit of where I began with college consulting-- and interviewing my first ever student: my brother Jason!  Jason graduated from USC Marshall School of Business and now works as a Corporate Finance Analyst at RAND Corporation. So...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In this episode, I’m speaking with Trisha Ross Anderson, the Senior Project Manager at Making Caring Common-- an organization based at the Harvard Graduate School of Education that seeks to encourage the younger generation to express compassion and, as the namesake indicates, make caring common.  Trisha also discusses the Turning the Tide report,...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today, I’m speaking with Devin King Jones, a career coach at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California and a graduate of Stanford University. At Point Loma, Devin helps college students decide what they want to study in college and pursue as their careers. Devin also has her own coaching business, where...