[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 hear how she did it inside the Ivy League Formula Program.  The Ivy League Formula Program is our intensive 6-month college...

[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 – in less than 6 months! You need to be very strategic about the time you’re spending on creating a WOW factor...

[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. I’ll be coaching my Passion Project Bootcamp student Simi, who is an amazing student (and person!), and I’m sure you’ll...

[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 for acceptance into Ivy League & top-tier colleges, you’re going to want to have what I call a “safety pick”...

[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 on the podcast (fun fact - Patricia is actually from the very same high school that I attended, which makes...

[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 this call because of all that she is doing in regards to her Passion Project (and all that I know...

[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 Bootcamp students, Anjali. Anjali asks so many good questions in this coaching session, and a big one is about how many...

[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 we enter this new year, I am excited to share with you another coaching session I had with my Passion Project Bootcamp student, Erica! I’m sharing this coaching call with Erica on the podcast because I want you to see what it would look like if you were to work with me inside of The Passion Project Bootcamp or The Ivy League Formula Program. In this episode with Erica we cover a lot...

[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]A big question that I’ve been getting quite frequently is about when the best time is to start college consulting. I wanted to address this topic, along with a few misconceptions about college consulting, in general. I also wanted to talk about how my programs differ from other college consulting programs out there, and then give you some pointers so that you’re not making mistakes in this very important college admissions process. I...

[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]Doubt and comparison is a vicious cycle that can derail your journey through the college admissions process, but it doesn’t have to be this way.  I’ve had to overcome these things too throughout my own life, and in today’s episode, I’ll be revealing how I did it and the mindset shifts that you can make to do the same! If doubt and comparing yourself with others is holding you back, I really want you to...