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A show about the most important decision of your life, or so you're told. Each guest talks about their journey to college, acceptance, rejection, the big moments, and little bits of luck that shaped them. Plus, advice from experts on how to navigate the college process. Don't forget to subscribe!

A show about the most important decision of your life, or so you're told. Each guest talks about their journey to college, acceptance, rejection, the big moments, and little bits of luck that shaped them. Plus, advice from experts on how to navigate the college process. Don't forget to subscribe!
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A show about the most important decision of your life, or so you're told. Each guest talks about their journey to college, acceptance, rejection, the big moments, and little bits of luck that shaped them. Plus, advice from experts on how to navigate the college process. Don't forget to subscribe!

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English


Episodes

6 - Oregon - Rand Getlin

12/10/2019
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"I went to something like 10 or 11 schools before I got to grad school." That's just the start of Rand Getlin's journey to Oregon. The rest of it is even better. Plus, how do you make sure that college essay doesn't sound like a teenager trying to be a 40-year-old? Guests: Rand Getlin @randgetlin Liz Pleshette, Director of College Counseling, Latin School of Chicago Music: Andromeda's Nebula by Backspace, Maipen Lei by Beltone (Icons8.com), Please Listen Carefully by Jahzzar, V by Weary...

Duration:00:37:54

5 - University of California, Berkeley - Lawrence Ross

12/3/2019
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How do you get into Cal without really applying? If it wasn’t for a broken down car, best-selling author Lawrence Ross might not have gotten into Cal. As he found out, getting in was one thing, being able to afford to stay was another. Plus, an expert’s advice on making sure your college search is wide enough. Guests: Lawrence Ross (@alpha1906) Chad Fulton, Associate Director of College Counseling, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Austin, TX Music: Lonely in Cafe by Dmitriy Dimores...

Duration:00:47:04

4 - Emory - Emmi Harward

11/26/2019
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How did a future admissions officer and college counselor figure out where she wanted to go to college? The answer involves The Black Crowes and the Summer Olympics. Plus, two words you're not allowed to use in the college process. Guest: Emmi Harward, Executive Director, Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools Music: Surrender by Uncleboris (Icons8.com), Please Listen Carefully by Jahzzar, Maipen Lei by Beltone (Icons8.com)

Duration:00:44:30

3 - USC - Nate Jones

11/19/2019
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"It's like a Fresh Prince of Beverly Hills story." Everything changed for Nate Jones one afternoon in sixth grade. This is the story of how he responded, his plan to get into USC, and how he became the first in his family to attend college. Plus, why choosing a college is like shopping for toothpaste and jeans. Guests: Nate Jones (@JonesOnTheNBA) Ann Marie Strauss, Director of College Counseling, Garrison Forest School, Owings Mills, MD Music: Maipen Lei by Beltone (Icons8.com), Please...

Duration:00:51:13

2 - Princeton - Kim Digilio

11/12/2019
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Princeton rower turned Princeton admissions officer Kim Digilio talks about self-loathing in high school, getting into the only school she applied to, and how a wart made her change her major. Plus, advice for parents and students on dealing with the pressure and gossip of the college search. Guests: Kim Digilio https://www.sentfromthefuture.com/ Music: Andromeda's Nebula by Backspace, Maipen Lei by Beltone (Icons8.com), Please Listen Carefully by Jahzzar, V by Weary Eyes (Icons8.com)

Duration:00:51:06

1 - Michigan - Randy and Jason Sklar

11/5/2019
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The Sklars tell how they turned down an Ivy League school to go to Michigan and turned down law school to become comedians. Plus, the one thing parents should never do. Guests: Randy and Jason Sklar @SklarBrothers http://www.supersklars.com/ Emmi Harward Executive Director, ACCIS @liketheawards Music: Maipen Lei by Beltone (Icons8.com), Please Listen Carefully by Jahzzar, V by Weary Eyes (Icons8.com)

Duration:00:52:44

Introducing HOW I GOT INTO COLLEGE

10/24/2019
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A show about the most important decision of your life, or so you're told. Each week, a guest talks about their journey to college, acceptance, rejection, the big moments, and little bits of luck that shaped them. Plus, advice from experts on how to navigate the college process. Subscribe now!

Duration:00:04:07