[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 today’s podcast episode, I wanted to have an honest and down-to-earth conversation about your mindset, which is so important to your college admissions success. By shifting your mindset you’ll not only improve your chances on the college admissions journey, but it can also apply to all parts of your life – family, relationships,...

[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]How will you know if your Passion Project will impress college admissions officers? What if you spend months and years working on your Passion Project …and it doesn’t pay off? I’ve got an answer (and some proven strategies) for you! This episode is a coaching session with my Passion Project Bootcamp student Simi. On this episode,...

[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]Why does college cost so much? What really goes on in financial aid offices in this country, and will going to college pay off in the end? These are all big questions we’ve explored before on this podcast, and in today’s episode, I’m speaking with an expert guest who has literally written the...

[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 amazing episode, I’m not only sharing how my student Rachel landed research positions, but how she turned her Passion Project into a non-profit and got publications. Would you believe me if I told you that she accomplished all of this in just 6 months? She did, and today you’re going to...

[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]So many high school students spend many hours, weeks, and months trying to build a unique factor, but it takes more than just overall time spent to do this the right way. In today’s special episode I share how my students created a WOW factor to help their college application stand out –...

[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]Are you wondering if you should be participating in competitions or how many awards you should have when applying to colleges? (Or do you even NEED to get awards?!?!) These are questions I get a lot, so today on the podcast we’re going to talk about how college admissions officers view competitions and awards....

[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 on the podcast, I’m coaching my Passion Project Bootcamp student Lina, someone who plays such a big leadership role inside of our peer-led Facebook community for the Passion Project Bootcamp. I’ll be coaching her on college lists, and specifically how to create a college list that’s both realistic and balanced. If you’re aiming...

[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 today’s coaching session with my Passion Project Bootcamp student Patricia, I’ll be answering a question that I get often. With the policy changes due to COVID-19, a lot of students are now wondering if they should even be taking the SAT or ACT, so I wanted to look at this topic today...

[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 have a coaching session with my Passion Project Bootcamp student, Mercedes. I’m so grateful to attract amazing students like Mercedes who are so committed to their goals and motivated to achieve them. In this episode Mercedes and I cover a lot of different topics, and I actually got a little emotional after...

[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]Happy New Year! Happy 2021! It’s a new year, and even if it seems not much is changing during the ongoing global pandemic, it just feels like we have a new start in January 2021. To get the year started right, I’m sharing an amazing coaching session with one of my Passion Project...