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CALLING ALL STUDENTS, PARENTS, EDUCATORS, AND BELIEVERS! Success doesn’t come by chance. Success is a decision to take a chance on YOU. Being admitted to the YOUniversity of your choice is a goal, but not a guarantee. Who you surround yourself with is just as important as what you do. Hear from extraordinary people who led ordinary childhoods. Each story tells the tale of finding passion, purpose, and praise from adults. The secret to a “YES” is becoming your best YOU. Walk away with practical tips and action steps on how to go from good, better, to best and increase your chances of receiving that “YES!” If you are a student, parent of a student, teach students, or are a student of life, this show is for you! So, what do you say? Let’s do this! Join Dr. Cynthia Colón, LIVE every Wednesday at Noon Pacific Time, 3 PM Eastern Time for Destination: YOUniversity, on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

CALLING ALL STUDENTS, PARENTS, EDUCATORS, AND BELIEVERS! Success doesn’t come by chance. Success is a decision to take a chance on YOU. Being admitted to the YOUniversity of your choice is a goal, but not a guarantee. Who you surround yourself with is just as important as what you do. Hear from extraordinary people who led ordinary childhoods. Each story tells the tale of finding passion, purpose, and praise from adults. The secret to a “YES” is becoming your best YOU. Walk away with practical tips and action steps on how to go from good, better, to best and increase your chances of receiving that “YES!” If you are a student, parent of a student, teach students, or are a student of life, this show is for you! So, what do you say? Let’s do this! Join Dr. Cynthia Colón, LIVE every Wednesday at Noon Pacific Time, 3 PM Eastern Time for Destination: YOUniversity, on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.
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CALLING ALL STUDENTS, PARENTS, EDUCATORS, AND BELIEVERS! Success doesn’t come by chance. Success is a decision to take a chance on YOU. Being admitted to the YOUniversity of your choice is a goal, but not a guarantee. Who you surround yourself with is just as important as what you do. Hear from extraordinary people who led ordinary childhoods. Each story tells the tale of finding passion, purpose, and praise from adults. The secret to a “YES” is becoming your best YOU. Walk away with practical tips and action steps on how to go from good, better, to best and increase your chances of receiving that “YES!” If you are a student, parent of a student, teach students, or are a student of life, this show is for you! So, what do you say? Let’s do this! Join Dr. Cynthia Colón, LIVE every Wednesday at Noon Pacific Time, 3 PM Eastern Time for Destination: YOUniversity, on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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Episodes

Build Your Team: Teachers, Counselors, Coaches, Family, Friends

9/18/2019
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My parents did not attend college. I went through high school without a clear plan on what to do, and by senior year, I had no clue where to find a college application, let alone how to apply.

Duration:00:49:22

Make A Plan, Work The Plan and The Plan Will Work

9/11/2019
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The 1979 Harvard MBA study set out to analyze goal setting among graduates. The study asked only one question, “Have you set written goals and created a plan for their attainment?”

Duration:01:00:38

Back To School: Four Things To Ensure Success

9/4/2019
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I can not tell you how often I have heard a student or grown adult say, “My counselor told me I could not.” UGH! The thought of counselors everywhere dashing the dreams of teens makes me nuts. Trust me, none of us mean to do it.

Duration:00:45:00

Destination University: The Final Carpool and Last Drop Off

8/28/2019
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The past couple of weeks on social media have been a continued stream of what I call the “Final carpool” and the “Last drop off.” It is a parents best and worst day: the drop off to college.

Duration:00:57:13

Parents: How To Volunteer, Listen And Text Your Teens

8/21/2019
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Parents, if you have a teen in high school, this episode is for YOU. If you are wondering how to be on campus without being “in the way,” this episode is for you.

Duration:00:47:02

Behind The Scenes Part 3: Increase Your Chances. Avoid Wait List.

8/14/2019
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Ever wonder what Wait - List students look like? Who are they? How could they get so close to an admit, but yet - not get admitted.

Duration:00:52:39

Behind The Scenes Part 2: Your Competition Is Closer Than You Thi

8/7/2019
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I hate to say it, but it’s true. Your application has to be better than the kid sitting next to you in math or English class – not the kid applying from some other state. NO.

Duration:00:45:12

Behind The Scenes Truths: Admission Decisions. Part 1/3

7/31/2019
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The long winter days of January were filled with reading applicants non-stop. February will filled with daily committees with Admission Officers holding up Red, Yellow, or Green cards at the end of a short presentation on each applicant and each school group

Duration:00:48:20

UC Application: 9 Of The Best Colleges In the Country Part 2

7/24/2019
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There we sat, staring into space, going through the list of colleges like a rolodex running through my head. Meghan had a great heart with a huge desire to help others in need. All she wanted to do was find a way to save the homeless, the poor, the disenfranchised. Not just in LA, but for the world. Kalamazoo, Carelton, UC Santa Cruz, U Maryland, and Pitzer College all came to mind.

Duration:00:44:20

The UC Application: 9 Of The Best Colleges In the Country Part 1

7/17/2019
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It seems that everything glistens in California. The sun shines daily on Route 1, all while the Dodgers, Warriors, Bruins, or Giants are winning. Is it any wonder that this state is home to NINE colleges that are second to none.

Duration:00:39:05

Why Colleges Need Your Test Scores: 5 Tips To Improve Your Score

7/10/2019
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Amie was the only kid in middle school to voluntarily take the SAT. When the score arrived she thought it was a bit low. Two years passed when she and her classmates took the PSAT. Amie felt ready, but when her score arrived she knew this was not the score she would need for her dream college. Find out exactly what Amie did to improve her test scores and increase her chances at top colleges across the country.

Duration:00:39:27

Start Writing Your Power Essay With My Secret Method!

7/3/2019
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Are you at a loss for what to write about? Overwhelmed by having to decide what are THE most important parts of your life?

Duration:00:42:02

7 Ways To Beef Up Your Resume

6/26/2019
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There are more colleges than there are shopping malls, Apple stores, and national parks, combined.

Duration:00:43:33

Visiting Colleges and How To Create A List You are Happy With

6/19/2019
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When April of her senior year rolled around, she was only admitted to ONE college. One. She was denied at 14 schools. This story still haunts me to this day.

Duration:00:44:42

The 4 Common College Essay Topics That Dont Work

6/12/2019
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I had come to the conclusion that he had only a few topics to write about, one included his community service trip.

Duration:00:37:23

Pre-College Application Checklist: Avoid A Chaotic Senior Year

6/5/2019
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Ever feel like every morning is chaotic. Carpool, drop-offs, breakfast? Do you have your homework? Athletic equipment? Who’s picking you up?

Duration:00:46:50

3 Reasons Why Adversity Score Is NOT New, But More Helpful.

5/29/2019
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There is something about the college admission process that gets everyone all riled up. When one of the giants in the industry announces a new program, change in protocol, or elimination of some old directive, we listen and promptly critique. This week was no different.

Duration:00:36:18

UCLA: Nation's Largest Applicant Pool

11/21/2018
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“Think less about what you think we want to hear, and more about what you want to say.” Gary Clark, Director of Undergraduate Admission at UCLA.

Duration:00:56:12

USC President Believes Nothing Is Impossible

11/14/2018
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“We didn’t have much…” Dr. Wanda Austin found a way to achieve the impossible. At 7th grade, her teacher told her she was good at math.

Duration:00:55:35

The Do's and Don'ts of the College Application

11/7/2018
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The secret to getting through the college application process is to remember; This Is FUN! I promise!

Duration:00:55:50