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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!

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English


Episodes

#128 Meet John: 7 Surgeries Inspired Him to Study BioMed at NC State.

7/6/2022
Season 6: Episode 128 7 Surgeries Inspired Him to Study BioMed at NC State. Alum of Dream College Academy & College Essay Bootcamp Gold Package MEET JOHN: From: New York Attends: Brewster HS Coolness Factor: 2 Sport Athlete, 3 Bands, Founder of Band Tutoring Program Major: Biomedical Engineering Merit Earned: $100.9K FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/10-sample-college-essay FREE: Watch Mini College Essay Training...

Duration:00:17:27

#36 - Supplemental Essays

7/5/2022
When it comes to college admissions, the ONLY goal is to MAXIMIZE choices. That’s it. You’re invited!! https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 Join us for our 3-Day Masterclass: https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 3 Steps To Maximize College Acceptances and Avoid Multiple Rejections https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 Day 1: Behind The Scene Truths: What To Do Now Day 2: 4 Must Have UC / Common App Essays Day 3: Anatomy of Successful Top College...

Duration:00:56:48

#35 - Academic Future Connection Essay

7/4/2022
When it comes to college admissions, the ONLY goal is to MAXIMIZE choices. That’s it. You’re invited!! https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 Join us for our 3-Day Masterclass: https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 3 Steps To Maximize College Acceptances and Avoid Multiple Rejections https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 Day 1: Behind The Scene Truths: What To Do Now Day 2: 4 Must Have UC / Common App Essays Day 3: Anatomy of Successful Top College...

Duration:00:41:21

#34 - Coolness Factor Essay

7/3/2022
When it comes to college admissions, the ONLY goal is to MAXIMIZE choices. That’s it. You’re invited!! https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 Join us for our 3-Day Masterclass: https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 3 Steps To Maximize College Acceptances and Avoid Multiple Rejections https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 Day 1: Behind The Scene Truths: What To Do Now Day 2: 4 Must Have UC / Common App Essays Day 3: Anatomy of Successful Top College...

Duration:00:39:25

#33 - What Am I Good At Essay

7/2/2022
When it comes to college admissions, the ONLY goal is to MAXIMIZE choices. That’s it. You’re invited!! https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 Join us for our 3-Day Masterclass: https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 3 Steps To Maximize College Acceptances and Avoid Multiple Rejections https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 Day 1: Behind The Scene Truths: What To Do Now Day 2: 4 Must Have UC / Common App Essays Day 3: Anatomy of Successful Top College...

Duration:00:46:51

#32 - Who Am I Essay

7/1/2022
When it comes to college admissions, the ONLY goal is to MAXIMIZE choices. That’s it. You’re invited!! https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 Join us for our 3-Day Masterclass: https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 3 Steps To Maximize College Acceptances and Avoid Multiple Rejections https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/masterclass2022 Day 1: Behind The Scene Truths: What To Do Now Day 2: 4 Must Have UC / Common App Essays Day 3: Anatomy of Successful Top College...

Duration:00:39:58

#127 Meet Jadir: Dual Citizen Heads to Rice for a Dual Degree

6/29/2022
Season 6: Episode 127 Dual Citizen Heads to Rice for a Dual Degree Alum of Dream College Academy and College Essay Bootcamp, Gold Package. MEET JADIR: From: Texas Attends: Mirabeau B Lamar High School Admitted at: Rice University Coolness Factor: Dual Citizen Major: Sociology / Statistics FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/10-sample-college-essay FREE: Watch Mini College Essay Training https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/essay-mini-training Book Call with...

Duration:00:18:03

#126 Meet Anayansi: Equity Advocate Heads to Syracuse for Music Industry Dreams

6/22/2022
Season 6: Episode 126 Equity Advocate Heads to Syracuse for Music Industry Dreams Alumna of Dream College Academy, College Essay Bootcamp, Platinum Package and Private Client. MEET ANAYANSI: From: California Attends: Albany High School Admitted at: Syracuse Coolness Factor: Girl Scout for 10 years: Silver Award for advocating for equity and equality Major: Music Industry FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/10-sample-college-essay FREE: Watch Mini College...

Duration:00:26:00

#125 Meet Hannah: Early Decision: Brown University Bound

6/15/2022
Season 6: Episode 125 Early Decision: Brown University Bound Alumna of College Essay Bootcamp. Silver Package. MEET HANNAH: From: California Attends: Nueva School Admitted at: Brown University Coolness Factor: Invention Studios Major: Applied Math/Finance FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/10-sample-college-essay FREE: Watch Mini College Essay Training https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/essay-mini-training Book Call with Dr. C:...

Duration:00:22:55

#124 Meet Andrew: Delay Did Not Mean Denial For This Golf Team Captain

6/8/2022
Season 6: Episode 124 Golf Team Captain Waited For His 1st Choice to say "Yes!" Alum of Dream College Academy. MEET ANDREW: From: New Jersey Attends: Morris Knolls High School Admitted at: Rutgers, Drew, Bentley, St. Johns, Ramapo, St. Joe's Coolness Factor: Golf Team Captain Major: Business Merit Earned: 75K FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/10-sample-college-essay FREE: Watch Mini College Essay Training...

Duration:00:19:09

#123 Meet Daphne: Marine Biologist Dishes Out College Admission Secrets

6/1/2022
Season 6: Episode 123 Marine Biologist Dishes Out College Admission Secrets Alumna of College Essay Bootcamp. Platinum Package. MEET DAPHNE: From: California Attends: Orange Lutheran Admitted to: Allegheny, Bennington, Davidson Coolness Factor: Marine Biology Diving Trip Major: Molecular genetics and epidemiological studies Merit Earned: $365K FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/10-sam... FREE: Watch Mini College Essay Training...

Duration:00:25:26

#10 - Thrya Briggs:Stay True. Be True. Get Admitted

5/25/2022
Season 1: #10 - Thrya Briggs:Stay True. Be True. Get Admitted When we are young, we tend to go with the crowd, do what is popular, dress to fit in. It takes courage to be you. We don’t like to admit it, but even as adults, we often fall prey to doing what everyone else says to do. Parents suggest universities they’ve read about in magazines and rating guides. Students listen to the seniors that have come before them and assume they too will find happiness at colleges Suzy, Sophia, Danny or...

Duration:00:52:25

#5 - Maria Furtado: “Know” Before No.

5/18/2022
Season 1: #5 - Maria Furtado: “Know” Before No. There are over 4000 colleges and universities in the US. Let me let that sink in for a moment. There are more colleges than there are shopping malls, Apple stores, amusement parks, and national parks COMBINED. I’ve researched and/or visited over one hundred colleges, but I could not begin to name more than maybe 300. My question this week is, “How many could you name?” My guess is that most people would name the same 50 -150. So if this is...

Duration:00:53:13

#4 - Dr. Angel Perez: Poor Neighborhood. Pivotal Moment.

5/10/2022
Season 1: #4 - Dr. Angel Perez: Poor Neighborhood. Pivotal Moment. Average Cost of 4-Year College Degree: $150K Average Annual Teacher Salary: $58K Changing The Trajectory Of A Student’s Life: Priceless Born in Puerto Rico, Angel Pérez moved to and grew up in the South Bronx where he attended low performing schools. Angel went on to attend Skidmore, Columbia, Claremont Graduate University and earned the title of Dr. Pérez. While this story may seem rare, it does happen, and should happen...

Duration:00:51:50

#2 - Julie Taylor-Vaz: Ivy or Intuition

5/4/2022
Season 1: #2 - Julie Taylor-Vaz: Ivy or Intuition Find Your Team of Supporters. Being accepted to an Ivy League doesn’t come by chance, it begins with a community of believers who push you to work hard, follow the plan, grow as a leader, and dream big. Find your team and achieve! My question this week is simple: “Are the institutions we covet the perfect choice for everyone?” If you were admitted to an Ivy institution, would you turn it down? What circumstances would make you choose...

Duration:00:52:59

#45 - Kevin Hudson: Push. Pursue. Plan. Princeton.

4/27/2022
#45 - Kevin Hudson: Push. Pursue. Plan. Princeton. Are you a dreamer? If your child has big college dreams and dares to share them with you and with the world, this show is for you. If you have no idea how or where to begin in your search for colleges, this show is for you. My guest today, Kevin Hudson, grew up in New Jersey , and at the age of 13 , before his mother passed, she had instilled in him the value of a good education. Kevin shares his journey to Princeton University and you...

Duration:00:56:24

#43 - Claudia Marroquin: RIGHT PLACE. RIGHT TIME. Bowdoin College May Be RIGHT FOR YOU

4/20/2022
#43 - Claudia Marroquin: RIGHT PLACE. RIGHT TIME. Bowdoin College May Be RIGHT FOR YOU They say that luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. High School graduation is the ultimate sign of preparation. It is the culmination of 13 years of training for the marathon we call life. From high school, students head off into a variety of paths and futures, some include heading off to colleges 3000 miles away from home. If you know a student who has been admitted to Bowdoin...

Duration:00:52:53

#40 - Marcela Mejia Martinez: Chapman University: The 2nd Happiest Place On Earth

4/13/2022
#40 - Marcela Mejia Martinez: Chapman University: The 2nd Happiest Place On Earth What Do You Dream Of? What Do You Believe In? What Would You Change In The World? How Would You Improve The Lives Of Others? There are many people and institutions who dare to answer these questions But it is the FEW who actually -- ASK, ANSWER, AND ACHIEVE. Chapman University achieves 4 stars on all of these fronts. They are dreamers AND achievers! Located just 5 miles from the Happiest Place On...

Duration:00:52:08

# 8 - Yvonne Romero daSilva: Math Whiz. MIT Alumna. Change Maker.

4/6/2022
Season 1: # 8 - Yvonne Romero daSilva: Math Whiz. MIT Alumna. Change Maker. With everything happening a million miles per minute, what captures the attention of kids is a game and a chance at winning coins, points, and bragging rights. The truth is, nothing has changed. I remember getting stars on the class chart for each level of multiplication. Dr. Romero da Silva remembers the challenging questions on a test she took as a first grader. Kids can and do fall in love with school, the...

Duration:00:53:55

#122 - Harvard. Yale. Howard. Florida A & M. Decision Time for Curtis.

3/30/2022
#31 Meet Curtis. When someone says he plans to be the 5th African American Paleontologist in the world, you believe him. He speaks Mandarin, practices Capoeira, and knows everything about dinosaurs. Get the blueprint on how to start preparing for the dream college of your choice! You’re gonna love Curtis and the entire Lawrence family. 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!!...

Duration:00:30:24