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Destination YOUniversity

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Destination YOUniversity is a podcast for parents of college bound teens and the mentors and educators who support them. If you are looking to learn quality tips, true tales of real applicants, and candid behind-the-scene truths about the college admission process, you've come to the right place. College dreams and EXPERT college advice is distributed here, no matter who you are, where you live, or where your teen attends high school. Join us!

Destination YOUniversity is a podcast for parents of college bound teens and the mentors and educators who support them. If you are looking to learn quality tips, true tales of real applicants, and candid behind-the-scene truths about the college admission process, you've come to the right place. College dreams and EXPERT college advice is distributed here, no matter who you are, where you live, or where your teen attends high school. Join us!

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United States

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Destination YOUniversity is a podcast for parents of college bound teens and the mentors and educators who support them. If you are looking to learn quality tips, true tales of real applicants, and candid behind-the-scene truths about the college admission process, you've come to the right place. College dreams and EXPERT college advice is distributed here, no matter who you are, where you live, or where your teen attends high school. Join us!

Language:

English


Episodes

#112 - Neuroscientist. Soccer Player. Literacy Advocate. $1.3M Scholarship Winner.

1/19/2022
#21 Meet Ashley. The athletic scholar was leaving nothing to chance. She turned over every stone to find a list of colleges that were the perfect academic, athletic, personal, and financial fit. Ashley would make any parent proud! Find out where she will call home for the next four years!! We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join us and you’ll hear each applicant’s tale;...

Duration:00:17:17

#111 - Scholar Lacrosse Player Chooses One of The Original “Seven Sister” Colleges

1/12/2022
#20 Meet Julee! She’s been playing since she could put on her own cleats and hold the lacrosse stick. From Florida, Julee is a scholar athlete and musician who will spend four years at the college once known as the “sister” school to Harvard College. Watch Julee and me gab about all things Sister Colleges and athletic recruitment. We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join...

Duration:00:19:13

#110 - Princeton, Brown or UCLA? Catholic School Star Chooses Today!

1/5/2022
#19 Meet Osose! This scholar volleyball player also does debate and has her own jewelry business. WHAT? Yep. Next year she will major in biochemistry at Princeton, Brown or UCLA. Find out today where Osose will call home!! We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join us and you’ll hear each applicant’s tale; the hits, the regrets, their advice, and where they will land this...

Duration:00:18:09

#109 - San Diego Gal With An Eye For Design

12/29/2021
#18 Meet Gabriella! She searched high and low to find colleges with the major as perfect as her eye for design. You are going to love Gaby who loves art, art history, interior design, and all things that heighten her senses. Find out where this intuitive young woman will land this fall. We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join us and you’ll hear each applicant’s tale;...

Duration:00:16:43

#108 - Competitive Dancer Loves Latin and Llamas

12/22/2021
#17 Meet Alexandra! This New Yorker does it all. She’s a competitive dancer who started a spoken Latin club, “Latin & Lattes,” and found her love of classics. This academic all star has earned nearly 1M in scholarship dollars and will double major in classics and math. Find out where she will call home this fall. We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join us and you’ll...

Duration:00:18:55

#107 - Gymnast Turned Diver Now Recruited Athlete!

12/15/2021
#16 - Meet Sophia! How does a gymnast transition into becoming a diver? And a good one at that? This scholar athlete got started in the recruiting process just months before applying to college. Hear Sophia’s story as she shares which east coast college she will call home. We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join us and you’ll hear each applicant’s tale; the hits, the...

Duration:00:18:44

#106 - Meet This Confident Rising Politician

12/8/2021
#15 - Meet Ethan! This young lad is headed for big things. He cares about his community, giving back, and has a desire to serve. Keep an eye out for this rising politician. He will call one of the University of California campuses home for the next four years. We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join us and you’ll hear each applicant’s tale; the hits, the regrets, their...

Duration:00:15:05

#105 - Let’s Take Flight With This Rockstar!

12/1/2021
#14 - Meet Grace! There is literally nothing this girl can’t do - with a perfect academic record, Grace is also a founder, a leader, an athlete, a painter, need I go on? She has been dreaming about The US Air Force Academy since forever. BUT, when UCLA came calling, she was perplexed as to what to do? Which to choose. Today Grace reveals if she will take flight. We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are...

Duration:00:15:03

#102 - Who LOVES Petroleum? This Kid!

11/24/2021
#13 - Meet Christian! Ever heard of Colorado School of Mines? Petroleum Engineering as a major? This kid has known he wanted this exclusive major since he was a sophomore. YEP. Find out what he “stole” from National Parks which should have been a clue to what he’d end up doing! We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join us and you’ll hear each applicant’s tale; the hits,...

Duration:00:16:39

#101 - Competitive Cheerleader Chooses Her Home In Texas

11/17/2021
#12 - Meet Arianna! It is not too often that I GET to chat with a fellow cheerleader! Arianna is competitive cheerleader and I still remember reading her essay about the big fall. OMG. They say Texas is the cheer capital of the country, so it is no surprise that Arianna has narrowed it down to TCU and Baylor!! We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join us and you’ll hear...

Duration:00:14:49

#100 - Mid West or Beach City?

11/10/2021
#11 - Meet Miles! This Computer Science whiz wrote over 30 college essays, founded an e-sports gaming club, took a million AP courses, and started a grocery delivery business for his neighbors during COVID. Find out if Miles chooses the midwest over beach city! We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join us and you’ll hear each applicant’s tale; the hits, the regrets, their...

Duration:00:20:08

#99 - She’s Headed To Canada And Speaks Russian!

11/3/2021
#10 Meet Marion. This amazing young woman speaks Russian and is learning a third language. A golfer, HOBY Participant, French Honors Society, I mean there is nothing Marion can’t do! And she’ll do it all in Canada!! Find out how she stumbled upon Canadian schools, what she plans to study, and which college quoted her essay in her letter of acceptance. Oh, and, hear from MOM and her advice to parents. You're going to see just why we all think Marion is super cool! We’ve decided to...

Duration:00:28:56

#98 - Triple Threat: Dancer. Actress. Singer.

10/27/2021
#9 Meet Bonnie! This talented rockstar applied as a Dance Education major and auditioned her way to her dream college 3000 miles from home! Wait til you hear about the organization skills it took to stay on top of every application, audition, and test deadline. Watch Bonnie take center stage! We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join us and you’ll hear each applicant’s...

Duration:00:18:04

#97 - First Generation Teen Finds His Way To Dream College

10/20/2021
#8 Meet Diego!! This cool kid has a spirit that can captivate anyone. Diego will be the first in his family to attend AND Graduate from college and he can’t wait to share where he is headed!! Diego shares four key pieces of advice to those freshmen, sophomores, and juniors with college dreams. Hold out til the end when his family say a few words to Diego and Abuelita joins in via FaceTime. We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they...

Duration:00:17:40

#96 - From Catholic High School To The Ultimate Catholic College

10/13/2021
#7 Meet Charlie. The polo wearing, Catholic School teen had five college choices and over 300K in scholarship dollars before Christmas. Charlie loves roller coasters, building custom bikes, and teaching robotics to young kids. What’s he going to major in? Mechanical Engineering. Find out where today on 30 Teens. 30 Dreams. Destination YOUniversity. We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a...

Duration:00:10:41

#95 - The Perfect Business School

10/6/2021
#6 Meet Steve. This California native had to learn to read in middle school. Not daunted with his dyslexia - he figured out how to turn it around in high school. Steve has a love of entrepreneurship and is a die hard Red Sox fan! What? Find out how Steve made both of these love come together in finding the perfect dream college for him. You’re going to love this story!! We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU...

Duration:00:13:56

#94 - California Girl with nearly 800K in Merit Scholarship Awards

9/29/2021
#5 Meet Savannah! California Girl with nearly 800K in Merit Scholarship Awards. Her Coolness Factor? Law Enforcement Explorer Program, her commitment to her community, and her confidence in herself. Savannah shares her secrets for collecting scholarship dollars along the way. This young woman made a plan early on in how she would help pay for college. Ah-mazing! Listen and you’ll be just as impressed as we were when we met Savannah in College Essay Bootcamp! We’ve decided to Celebrate 30...

Duration:00:20:41

#93 - Harvard, UCLA or West Point?

9/22/2021
#4 Meet Emilie!! Harvard, UCLA or West Point? Which would you choose? Meet EMILIE - From Orange County, California! This top scholar, soccer captain, Girl Scout Gold Award winner has been following her dreams since she was 8 years old! Emilie shares advice on what younger students should do if they are dreaming of colleges like H-Y-P-S (Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford). Which did Emilie choose? Find out where she will land this fall today on Destination YOUniversity, where college dreams...

Duration:00:15:53

#92 - Over 15 Applications. Over 600K Scholarship Dollars.

9/15/2021
#3 Meet Grace From Florida! What’s her super power? Grace works with teens with disabilities and has been doing so for years. With spreadsheets and timelines in hand, hear how Grace applied to more than 15 colleges and was admitted to nearly every single one!! With over 600K earned in scholarships, learn which college Grace will call home this SUMMER! We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a...

Duration:00:15:36

#91 - Recruited Athlete Pivots After Receiving An Unexpected Deny

9/8/2021
#2 - Meet Amar: Listen and learn how this athlete had to pivot at the last minute!! Oh my goodness - this is the craziest story I've ever heard about a recruited athlete! Don't miss this episode. Thank you, Amar for sharing!! We’ve decided to Celebrate 30 Teens With 30 Dreams and reveal the 30 Destination YOUniversities they will call home! YOU are invited for a front row seat!! Join us and you’ll hear each applicant’s tale; the hits, the regrets, their advice, and where they will land...

Duration:00:25:33