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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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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

#134 Meet Julio: This business minded Cali boy has been dreaming about USC for-ever!

8/17/2022
Season 6: Episode 134 This business minded Cali boy has been dreaming about USC for-ever! MEET: Julio From: Half Moon Bay Admitted to: LMU, UCI, UCR, Cal Poly Pomona, USC Coolness Factor: Love of business– looking beyond what most people see Major: Business Administration, Marketing FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/10-sam... FREE: Watch Mini College Essay Training https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/essay-... Book Call with Dr. C:...

#133 Meet Josh: This California Boy loves to surf and is a Jazz musician

8/10/2022
Season 6: Episode 133 This California Boy loves to surf and is a Jazz musician MEET: Josh From: California Attends: Mission Hills High School Admitted to: UC Santa Cruz, San Francisco State University, CSU San Marcos Coolness Factor: Is an avid surfer and Jazz Musician Major: Marine Biology FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/10-sam... FREE: Watch Mini College Essay Training https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/essay-... Book Call with Dr. C:...

#132 Meet Kenzie: This Social Media Maven made her teacher ‘Tik Tok famous’!

8/3/2022
Season 6: Episode 132 This Social Media Maven made her teacher ‘Tik Tok famous’! Alum of Dream College Academy and College Essay Bootcamp MEET KENZIE From: Rhode Island Attends: Cumberland High School Admitted to: Penn State, University of Connecticut, University of Delaware, U Mass Amherst, James Madison University Coolness Factor: Runs her school’s social media accounts and went viral on Tik Tok Major: Communications Merit Earned: $68k FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays...

#131 Meet Max: This Rowing Entrepreneur Will Change The World at U Chicago

7/27/2022
Season 6: Episode 131 This Rowing Entrepreneur Will Change The World at U Chicago Alum of College Essay Bootcamp & Private Client MEET MAX: From: Ontario Canada Attends: Upper Canada College Admitted at: University of Chicago, U of Toronto: Rotman, Northeastern, St Andrews (UK) Coolness Factor: Committed to Climate Change, Rowing, Entrepreneur Major: Economics FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/10-sam... FREE: Watch Mini College Essay Training...

#130 Meet Hope: Grandma Inspired This UCSB Business/ Econ Major

7/20/2022
Season 6: Episode 130 Grandma Inspired This UCSB Business/ Econ Major Alumna of Dream College Academy & College Essay Bootcamp Gold Package MEET HOPE: From: California Attends: Bishop Alemany High School Admitted at: University of Oregon, Arizona State University, UCSB Coolness Factor: Had business cards as a youngster Major: Business/Economics Merit Earned: 80K FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/10-sam... FREE: Watch Mini College Essay Training...

#129 Meet Jeffrey: This MD Swimmer will study Engineering at Purdue!

7/13/2022
Season 6: Episode 129 This MD Swimmer will study Engineering at Purdue! Alum College Essay Bootcamp Gold Package MEET JEFFREY: From: Maryland Attends: Poolesville High School Admitted at: Purdue, UMD, Virginia Tech, Penn State, UMBC Coolness Factor: Top of the swim team in the summer league. Major: Engineering Merit Earned: $125.6K FREE: Download 10 Sample Essays https://www.drcynthiacolon.com/10-sample-college-essay FREE: Watch Mini College Essay Training...

Duration:00:21:27

#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