Podcast Episodes

Episode #14: Why you weren’t able to get straight A’s

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. You’re always landing at the B and

Episode #13: How to be mindful in the college admissions journey w/ Rachael Kable

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 light of college admissions.  Incorporating the

Episode #12: Study Abroad Programs. Are they worth it? w/ Jane Stine

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 transform from your experiences that truly make

Episode #11: How to plan for the SAT/ACT the smart way w/ Ted Dorsey

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 on Jeopardy and has lots of insight

Episode #10: Why teens are so addicted to smartphones & social media w/ Danny Kim

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 is a problem we ALL know

Episode #9: My 5 Biggest College Admissions Takeaways from 2018

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 get accepted into an Ivy

Episode #14: Why you weren’t able to get straight A’s

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. You’re always landing at the B and

Episode #13: How to be mindful in the college admissions journey w/ Rachael Kable

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 light of college admissions.  Incorporating the

Episode #12: Study Abroad Programs. Are they worth it? w/ Jane Stine

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 transform from your experiences that truly make

Episode #11: How to plan for the SAT/ACT the smart way w/ Ted Dorsey

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 on Jeopardy and has lots of insight

Episode #10: Why teens are so addicted to smartphones & social media w/ Danny Kim

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 is a problem we ALL know

Episode #9: My 5 Biggest College Admissions Takeaways from 2018

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 get accepted into an Ivy

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