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Confused about the road to college? Don’t know where to begin your college search? The College Checklist podcast is your source for great information on the college admissions journey. Hosted by SAT & ACT expert and entrepreneur Lauren Gaggioli, the College Checklist features interviews from college counselors, admission officers and other professionals who can help you get into college, pay for school with scholarships, and succeed once you’re there. This podcast also features test prep tips and tricks and alerts for dates and deadlines for upcoming ACT & SAT test dates. The College Checklist podcast is your source for all things college admissions. The College Checklist podcast is brought to you as a free service of Higher Scores Test Prep, an online test prep company that helps students prepare for the SAT and ACT.

Confused about the road to college? Don’t know where to begin your college search? The College Checklist podcast is your source for great information on the college admissions journey. Hosted by SAT & ACT expert and entrepreneur Lauren Gaggioli, the College Checklist features interviews from college counselors, admission officers and other professionals who can help you get into college, pay for school with scholarships, and succeed once you’re there. This podcast also features test prep tips and tricks and alerts for dates and deadlines for upcoming ACT & SAT test dates. The College Checklist podcast is your source for all things college admissions. The College Checklist podcast is brought to you as a free service of Higher Scores Test Prep, an online test prep company that helps students prepare for the SAT and ACT.
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Confused about the road to college? Don’t know where to begin your college search? The College Checklist podcast is your source for great information on the college admissions journey. Hosted by SAT & ACT expert and entrepreneur Lauren Gaggioli, the College Checklist features interviews from college counselors, admission officers and other professionals who can help you get into college, pay for school with scholarships, and succeed once you’re there. This podcast also features test prep tips and tricks and alerts for dates and deadlines for upcoming ACT & SAT test dates. The College Checklist podcast is your source for all things college admissions. The College Checklist podcast is brought to you as a free service of Higher Scores Test Prep, an online test prep company that helps students prepare for the SAT and ACT.

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A Special Update for College Checklist Podcast Listeners - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

10/20/2017
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The College Checklist Podcast is back with a very special update. Since the Higher Scores Test Prep family is growing with a baby on the way, this year has been devoted to revamping the Higher Scores Test Prep courses. With fresh courses recorded and my due date just days away, I am here to share […] The post A Special Update for College Checklist Podcast Listeners appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:15:08


[REMINDER] Taking the April ACT? It’s time to get started! - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

2/10/2017
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If you’re planning to take the April ACT – or the June ACT, for that matter – it’s time to begin preparing for the exam. As you’ve heard on past episodes of the The College Checklist Podcast, a little bit of prep can go a long way towards helping students earn a lot of cash […] The post [REMINDER] Taking the April ACT? It’s time to get started! appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:01:20


Getting the Most Out of College Campus Visits (Episode 93) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

1/23/2017
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In this episode of The College Checklist Podcast, Kelly Queijo, founder of Smart College Visit and Smart College Consulting, provides excellent advice on how to plan campus visits, how to save money on your college visits, and how to get the most benefit from the experience. Remember: campus visits are a fact-finding mission about your home […] The post Getting the Most Out of College Campus Visits (Episode 93) appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:29:56


All About Student Loans (Episode 92) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

1/16/2017
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We are in for a special treat on this episode of The College Checklist Podcast with our first three-peat guest, Jodi Okun! Jodi has a wealth of knowledge on all things paying for college – including student loans. In the past, Jodi has helped us understand the bird’s eye view of the financial aid process, […] The post All About Student Loans (Episode 92) appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:24:45


Honoring Your Passions: One Student’s Authentic Journey to College (Episode 91) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

1/9/2017
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In my final feature of a Higher Scores Test Prep student from the high school class of 2016, I am thrilled to include one of my very first online students, Madeleine. At the time of recording, Madeleine had just graduated from high school and was planning to attend Mt. Holyoke College. In this episode of The […] The post Honoring Your Passions: One Student’s Authentic Journey to College (Episode 91) appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:37:44


How to Conduct Data-Driven College Research (Episode 89) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

1/2/2017
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In this episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I interview Road 2 College founder Debbie Schwartz about the best ways to leverage some of the wonderful, free college research tools available these days. When her own child was getting ready to plan for college, Debbie came to realize how little college financial planning assistance there was […] The post How to Conduct Data-Driven College Research (Episode 89) appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:48:24


A Practical Guide to College Admissions (Episode 88) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

12/4/2016
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In this episode of The College Checklist Podcast, Brenden, a former ACT prep student of mine, and his mom, Jeanne share their best tips as practical a guide to college admissions. The hallmark off their experience was staring early and doing plenty of research and planning. Brenden also explains how he balanced work, outside activities, […] The post A Practical Guide to College Admissions (Episode 88) appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:38:00


Taking the February ACT? What’s your testing game plan? - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

12/2/2016
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If you’re planning to take the February ACT, it’s time to begin preparing with my ACT Complete Package course! This is the most effective option if you want to get your highest possible score. It teachings score-specific strategies and reviews all of the academic concepts that you’ll need on test day. To learn more, visit […] The post Taking the February ACT? What’s your testing game plan? appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Test Prep Tuesday: How An Attitude of Gratitude Can Boost Your ACT & SAT Scores - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

11/22/2016
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It’s strange but true! An attitude of gratitude can help you raise your ACT & SAT scores! In test prep, we’re often so focused on what we don’t know that we fail to be thankful for the concepts we do know. Negative self-talk doesn’t build us up. It tears us down and, ultimately, harms our progress […] The post Test Prep Tuesday: How An Attitude of Gratitude Can Boost Your ACT & SAT Scores appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:09:35


Taking the December ACT? It’s not too late to prepare! - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

11/16/2016
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If you’re taking the December ACT, it’s not too late to prepare! Take advantage of the Thanksgiving weekend to learn all of my ACT strategies that will help you boost your score! Click here to learn more about the ACT Quick Prep course and buy it now! The post Taking the December ACT? It’s not too late to prepare! appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

What College Admissions Officers Really Want (Episode 87) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

10/24/2016
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If you’ve ever wondered what makes a great college application or what college admissions officers want to see from applicants, this episode of The College Checklist Podcast is for you! In this show, I’m joined by my friend Luke Lawson who’s served as an undergraduate admissions officer and in many other posts in higher education […] The post What College Admissions Officers Really Want (Episode 87) appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:36:57


How To Become A Global Superstar (Episode 86) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

10/10/2016
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In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with Ben Green, author of The Global Superstar. Ben provides valuable insights on what high school and college students can think about and do to prepare for a career in a field they are passionate about. This episode is important because […] The post How To Become A Global Superstar (Episode 86) appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:34:42


It’s time to prepare for fall and winter testing! - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

10/4/2016
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The October and December ACTs are on the horizon! If you haven’t done so yet, it’s time to prepare. I’d like to invite you to consider my Quick Prep and Complete Package ACT courses. If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to get in touch! You can find my contact information here. […] The post It’s time to prepare for fall and winter testing! appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:01:10


All About The Common App (Episode 84) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

9/12/2016
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In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about the Common Application with Dr. Shirag Shemmassian. Shirag will help us wrap our minds around what’s expected of us on the Common App and help us with some tips about best practices for filling out the Common App as well. We’ll also cover essay differences, submission deadlines, early […] The post All About The Common App (Episode 84) appeared first on Higher Scores Test Prep.

Duration: 00:49:19


Are You Meant To Be An Entrepreneur? (Episode 83) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

8/29/2016
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In Episode 82 of The College Checklist Podcast, I interviewed Kelly Peeler of NextGenVest and something she said got me thinking about alternatives to college. While she was very clear that the data from the last 20 years shows that college graduates make more over their lifetime than their uneducated peers, she also implied that the payoff may decrease in the future but that the industries around college admissions and higher education make it very challenging to buck the trend of going...

Duration: 00:35:21


Getting Financially Organized for College Admissions (Episode 82) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

8/15/2016
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In today's episode of The College Checklist Podcast, Kelly Peeler of NextGenVest shares a lot of information about the ever-shifting landscape of college financial aid. Be sure to take advantage of NextGenVest's free texting service that can help you have your financial aid and scholarship questions answered. NextGenVest can even help you appeal your financial aid award! Learn more about this free service at NextGenVest.com. Listen Now: Getting Financially Organized for College...

Duration: 00:37:20


The Power of College Internships (Episode 81) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

8/1/2016
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In today's episode of The College Checklist Podcast, Sharise Kent joins us to share her expertise on college internships. Sharise is an expert on how students can find internships and determine their career objectives while they are still in school. Sharise provides many practical tips on how to prepare for college and how to find internships that will ensure career success beyond the college experience. Listen Now: The Power of College Internships Subscribe to the College Checklist...

Duration: 00:35:06


Test Prep Tuesday: Reframing Failure - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

7/21/2016
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As you may know, I've begun hosting a live show over on the Higher Scores Test Prep Facebook page every Tuesday at 4:30pm Pacific / 7:30pm Eastern. I've really enjoyed the opportunity to get to know some of you better and answer your questions live, but many people have said that they either aren't on Facebook or can't join at that time but would still like to get the information from the session. So today I'm introducing a new series on The College Checklist Podcast. Each week, I'll...

Duration: 00:26:32


How I Got Into Columbia University (Episode 80) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

7/15/2016
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If you've ever wondered how students get admitted to top schools like Columbia, you're in for a special treat! My former test prep student and Columbia University Class of 2020 admittee Tevis joins me on today's episode of The College Checklist Podcast to share his college admissions story. Here's the thing: getting into an Ivy League college is hard work and it's not the right school environment for everyone. That said, there are lessons that every student applying college can glean from...

Duration: 00:50:37


Scholarship Tips from a Debt-Free Grad (Episode 79) - The College Checklist Podcast: College Admissions, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Test Prep, and more...

6/27/2016
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Looking for great scholarship tips from someone who's used free money to fund her college education? You're in the right place! Fellow podcaster Kristy Sturgill joins us on The College Checklist podcast to share how she graduated debt free from college by obtaining scholarships both before she set off to college and throughout her 4 years at university. Today she provides provides practical tips on how to win scholarships not just at the beginning of college but also during your college...

Duration: 00:46:17

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