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Hear from Harvard graduates, Olympiad medalists, charity founders, science fair winners, college admission experts and more. We get their practical tips and advice so you can do the same. This podcast is powered by Crimson Education - visit crimsoneducation.org to learn how to apply to the world’s top universities and create your own extraordinary extracurriculars.

Hear from Harvard graduates, Olympiad medalists, charity founders, science fair winners, college admission experts and more. We get their practical tips and advice so you can do the same. This podcast is powered by Crimson Education - visit crimsoneducation.org to learn how to apply to the world’s top universities and create your own extraordinary extracurriculars.

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Hear from Harvard graduates, Olympiad medalists, charity founders, science fair winners, college admission experts and more. We get their practical tips and advice so you can do the same. This podcast is powered by Crimson Education - visit crimsoneducation.org to learn how to apply to the world’s top universities and create your own extraordinary extracurriculars.

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@CrimsonEdu

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English

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Episodes

#43 How Sid is Helping Students Find the World's Best Competitions

4/18/2021
It's a problem ambitious students face all around the world - how to find competitions you would love to enter. For Siddhant, it was a problem his younger sister was facing at her new school and so he decided to be part of the solution. Without much technical knowledge, Sid has put together a team of students working on Comprich to promote social impact competitions from around the world. In this episode, Sid takes us from original idea to present day, how he has been networking with...

Duration:00:35:04

#11 College Tips - Would I Go to Wharton Again? With Wharton Alum, Rohan Tibrawalla

4/14/2021
It's been 15 years since Rohan graduated from UPenn's Wharton School and in this episode, he reflects on his experiences and his continued involvement in the Ivy League school. For close to a decade, Rohan has been keenly engaged with Penn’s various admission, alumni and strategic efforts in India as co-chair of the Penn Club of Delhi, member of the Penn Alumni Interview Council and a member of the executive committee of Wharton Club of Delhi. Listen in as Rohan shares how one of the...

Duration:00:22:46

#42 Designing Solar Cells, Writing Best Sellers and Having a Boss Mentality

4/10/2021
15-year-old STEM researcher and best-selling author, Naila Moloo is working on everything from a design for an improved solar cell, a photon rocket, a start-up, the sequel to her best-selling book and a new series of books for children. We talk how she manages her time, the challenging first publishing experience and having a boss mentality. Are you aiming for top universities in the US, UK or Europe? Request a free consultation with an admissions expert to hear how to get into unis like...

Duration:00:40:08

#10 College Tips - Got a Dream School? Here's What You Should Have Instead

4/7/2021
Mason Hill has a long history in education after being an Admissions Officer, a teacher and now a student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education while also being a senior strategist for Crimson. As students around the world learn of their admission results from Ivy League schools, Mason reflects on why having a "dream school" may do more harm than good and what students can do instead. Are you aiming for top universities in the US, UK or Europe and would love the guidance of experts...

Duration:00:25:55

#41 How Sport Psychology Can Help Students Focus, Stay Motivated and Smash Exams

4/3/2021
When 16-year-old New Jersey student, Brandon, first read about sport psychology, he was immediately drawn to the field given his love of basketball and how the mind works. He's since dived deep into the topic as the founder of Mind Design Sports and the host of the Mind Design Sports podcast. We chat about how students can benefit from sport psychology and the challenges he overcame in launching the podcast. Are you aiming for top universities in the US, UK or Europe? Request a free...

Duration:00:29:12

#9 College Tips - The Founders Trend and Why it Won't Always Get You to Top Unis

3/30/2021
In recent years, students have started to believe that they need to found an organisation, not for profit or company to get admitted to top universities. Crimson Education's Director for USA and Canada, Anjali Bhatia, argues that this isn't the case and in fact, being a founder could potentially hurt your chances of admission. She also outlines what Admission Officers are actually looking for and what you can do to improve your candidacy. Are you aiming for top universities in the US, UK...

Duration:00:18:00

#40 How a 15-year-old Turned a Newsletter Into a Global Social Change Media Company

3/26/2021
Jenk Oz is the founder and CMO of Thred Media. With hundreds of thousands of followers and a mission to introduce Gen Z to social change. Thred reaches teens and young adults in 130+ countries a month and has won several awards including four W3 Awards, an International Davey Award, Amazon AWS Activator Award and been a finalist for a global KidScreen award. Jenk has been in West End theatre, TV, commercials, music videos, short films and voice overs. On the speaking circuit, Jenk has...

Duration:00:34:12

#8 How to Effectively Research Your Future University with Oxford Grad, Evelyn Wu

3/24/2021
Crimson Education Strategist, Evelyn Wu, graduated with her bachelors and masters degree in mathematics at Oxford and spent 10 years working at the British Council. Her experience is now helping Crimson students gain admission to top UK unis. In this episode, Evelyn gives us an insight into how she approaches university research including the rankings that matter, the graduate and employment opportunities and how to set realistic goals. Are you aiming for top universities in the US, UK or...

Duration:00:28:29

#39 How a TED Talk Unlocked Anagha's Potential

3/19/2021
How many times have you watched a TED Talk and felt that it had the potential to change your life? That's exactly what happened for Anagha who always wanted to do more but felt like she should specialise in one thing. It wasn’t until she saw a TED talk about 'multipotentialites’ that she realised there’s nothing wrong with having a broad array of interests and talents! She has gone on to found a mental health organisation, be one of 50 global advocates for women in STEM, intern for an AI...

Duration:00:36:56

#7 College Tips - How to Prepare for a Career in Finance and Investing

3/16/2021
When you ask Jamie Beaton to be a guest on the show, it's not so much a podcast as a mini crash course! In this episode, Jamie reflects on his time working for Weiss Asset Management and Tiger Management and his deep love of all things investing and finance to give insights into the career path and the extracurriculars that matter while in high school. Crimson CEO, Harvard graduate, Stanford MBA and Rhodes Scholar, Jamie Beaton, gives a fast-paced crash course into life in finance, the...

Duration:00:24:46

#38 Turning a Family Holiday into a Thriving Business and Simplifying eCommerce

3/12/2021
17-year-old Liam Millward was aiming to study medicine but life has taken him down the entrepreneurship path! After he turned a family travel blog into a magazine with 50,000 readers, he turned his attention to podcasts and now to eCommerce. We chat about what it took to build the magazine readership, how to start a business and networking tips for young entrepreneurs. Liam invites listeners to connect with him on LinkedIn. Are you aiming for top universities in the US, UK or Europe?...

Duration:00:38:34

#6 College Tips - The Future of US Sport Scholarships with Harvard Graduate, Bryan Moore

3/9/2021
COVID-19 severely disrupted all aspects of college life but none more so than college sports. In this episode of College Tips, Crimson Education Strategist and former Harvard lacrosse player, Bryan Moore, discusses the future of college sports as COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift and how students can build their candidacy away from the training track. Are you aiming for a US sport scholarship and would love the guidance of experts like Bryan? Request a free consultation with an Academic...

Duration:00:26:58

#37 Cryptos, Gamestop and Getting a Finance Internship in Year 10

3/6/2021
Many students aim for a career in finance but Aryaansh is already experiencing it. The 15-year-old from Dubai has worked at JP Morgan, developed an algorithm to trade foreign currencies and trades on behalf of his friends. In this podcast episode, Aryaansh shares how he got the internship while in Year 10, the books he read to get started in the stock market and what his views are on stories like Gamestop and crytocurrencies. Aryaansh welcomes listeners to connect with him on LinkedIn. Try...

Duration:00:42:39

#5 College Tips - A Deep Dive into the UK Personal Statement with Crimson Strategist, Abbi Colwyn

3/2/2021
If you're aiming to apply to universities like Oxford or Cambridge, then nailing the UK personal statement should be high on your priority list. In this episode of College Tips, Oxford graduate and Crimson Education Strategist, Abbi Colwyn, takes a closer look at what makes a successful personal statement. She shares some her favourite essay writing formulas, mistakes to avoid and memorable essays to help you get a great head start! Try out Crimson's US College Admissions Calculator or...

Duration:00:31:49

#36 Publishing a Global Magazine in High School and Interviewing Yungblud

2/26/2021
When award-winning poets, Nina and Ariana, wanted to go one step further than their school literary magazine, they didn’t expect to be running a global magazine! But that’s exactly what Potted Purple has become with submissions and readers from around the world with a focus on giving Gen Z a platform to share their art. In this episode, Nina and Ariana give an insight into how they got started, what they’ve learned along the way and their tips for you to do the same. For magazine editions...

Duration:00:41:39

#4 College Tips - Harvard Grad, Gabe Gladstein, on How to Stand out from the Crowd

2/23/2021
With tens of thousands of students applying to top unis and standardised testing requirements dropping, how do you differentiate yourself from the crowd? As the product manager at Crimson Education and a Harvard graduate, Gabe has in-depth knowledge of the US college application process. In this episode, he gives some fantastic examples of how students have created unique extracurriculars and some tips on how you can get started today. Try out Crimson's US College Admissions Calculator or...

Duration:00:38:20

#35 Special Guest! Celebrity, Allan Wu, on what college bound families can learn from the Amazing Race

2/22/2021
What does the Amazing Race TV show and the college admissions process have in common? More than you might think! In this special episode, actor and host of the Amazing Race, Allan Wu, reflects on his journey to UC Berkeley and how he is now guiding his daughter through the same process with the support of Crimson Education. We chat about the similarities between the Amazing Race and college admissions as well as the all important partnership between student and parent through the final...

Duration:00:33:54

#34 How I Got Into Cambridge Medical School - Study Tips and Exam Preparation

2/19/2021
Getting into Cambridge Medical School is hard enough and even more competitive for international students but that's exactly what Crimson student, Linda, has been able to achieve! Not only that, Linda successfully gained admission to medical programs in Australia and her home country of New Zealand. Linda shares her application experiences, study tips and exam techniques with Crimson Education CEO, Jamie Beaton. Click here for a recent blog on medical schoolsTry out Crimson's US College...

Duration:00:32:02

#3 College Tips - Comparing Your University Options: US vs UK vs Canada with Bryn Laxton-Coglon

2/16/2021
When it comes to studying overseas, the first step is figuring out where you want to apply to! Crimson Education strategist and LSE Law graduate, Bryn Laxton-Coglon, shares his insights based on his experiences mentoring students and from his own decision to go from Canada to studying in London. We chat about the major differences between the three study destinations, what type of student each country is looking for and what you should be considering beyond the prestige or rank of a...

Duration:00:28:27

#33 How a 15 year-old Started a Revolutionary Global Organisation Using These Three Steps

2/12/2021
From a young age, Komal has believed students should have more access to a career oriented curriculum. So she started her own organisation, BZBUCK, to do just that! With a commitment to teaching entrepreneurship, finance and marketing to students of all ages, BZBUCK now has chapters around the world and has impacted nearly 10,000 students. In this episode, Komal takes us through how she get started and the three steps for growing BZBUCK that can be applied to almost any...

Duration:00:53:19