Tiffany is an international education policy expert, fueled by a desire to promote universal education and her own stubborn refusal to do anything easy.

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Episode 18 – Graduation and Beyond

Episode 18 – Graduation and Beyond You’ve heard the commencement speech, graciously accepted your diploma, and tossed your graduation cap into the air. Congratulations, college graduate!…

Posted on December 16, 2013

Episode 14 – The Transition into College

Episode 14 – The Transition into College Let us point out the obvious: college is totally different from high school. “Come on, Admissionado,” you say, rolling…

Posted on November 18, 2013

Episode 13 – After Acceptance

Episode 13 – After Acceptance Ah, the most glorious word in the entire admissions process: ACCEPTANCE. It feels good to be accepted to college, doesn’t it?…

Posted on November 11, 2013

Episode 10 – Application Mechanics

Episode 10 – Application Mechanics Your essays are polished. Your extracurricular list is flawless. Your recommendations are (hopefully) glowing. Yet, you’re still hearing conflicting advice on…

Posted on October 21, 2013

Episode 9 – Letters of Recommendation

Episode 9 – Letters of Recommendation We get this a lot in the application world: “The AdCom wants to hear from me, so the letters of…

Posted on October 14, 2013

Episode 8 – The Importance of Rewriting Essays

Episode 8 – The Importance of Rewriting Essays You’ve mastered the art of emotional narrative and slain the first draft dragon. Now, you’re reading it over…

Posted on October 7, 2013

Episode 5 – Choosing Your College Essay Topics

Episode 5 – Choosing Your College Essay Topics It’s impossible to create an amazing movie on the foundation of a weak premise. Similarly, you CANNOT write…

Posted on September 16, 2013

Episode 4 – Preparing for Your College Essays

Episode 4 – Preparing for Your College Essays Great college essays require loads of preparation. We’re not just talking about prewriting either… we’re talking about what…

Posted on September 9, 2013