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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 12 – Financial Aid

Episode 12 – Financial Aid For many students, the application for financial aid is just as valuable as the regular application. Yet, the financial aid process…

Posted on November 4, 2013

Episode 11 – The Silver Linings Episode

Episode 11 – The Silver Linings Episode It happens to almost every applicant at least once. You get an email or letter that can be summarized…

Posted on October 28, 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

Episode 2 – The Admissions Timeline

Episode 2 – The Admissions Timeline An unknown genius said, “Timing is everything,” and this aphorism is particularly apropos (holy vocab!) when referring to college admissions….

Posted on August 26, 2013

Episode 1 – Preparing to Apply

Episode 1 – Preparing to Apply The road to application success is a long one. It begins when you’re a wide-eyed freshman and ends when you…

Posted on August 26, 2013