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This is the podcast where we deconstruct how to find, get into and afford college in the US today. From writing college application essays to getting the most financial aid to the evolution of higher education…we cover it here. Find more college resources and show notes at our website, www.YourCollegeConcierge.com.

This is the podcast where we deconstruct how to find, get into and afford college in the US today. From writing college application essays to getting the most financial aid to the evolution of higher education…we cover it here. Find more college resources and show notes at our website, www.YourCollegeConcierge.com.
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United States

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This is the podcast where we deconstruct how to find, get into and afford college in the US today. From writing college application essays to getting the most financial aid to the evolution of higher education…we cover it here. Find more college resources and show notes at our website, www.YourCollegeConcierge.com.

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English

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(954) 659-1234


Episodes

Financial Aid Season Begins: What You Need To Know,Episode 8

10/4/2017
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Financial Aid is a big part of planning for college. Many people mistakenly think that their family income is too high to qualify for financial aid, but that’s often not the case. There are 2 types of financial aid and 2 main forms to fill out to qualify. We’ll explain this as well as the resources and information you need to submit your financial aid forms this fall.

Duration: 00:17:48


How to Build Your College List, Episode 7

9/21/2017
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When you are putting together a list of colleges to research and apply to, how should you choose the best ones? How many “safe” colleges vs. “reach” colleges should you pursue? Why might a school be ideal for one student, but wrong for another (even if they are siblings)? Listen and we’ll answer all of these questions!

Duration: 00:12:09


How to Ace a College Interview, Episode 6

9/3/2017
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What are the most useful tips to consider when preparing for an interview with a college (or a job)? What kinds of questions might be asked? Peter gives an example of how to make a positive impression---one that could be remembered for years.

Duration: 00:09:55


Which Extracurricular Activities Count? Episode 5

8/27/2017
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How do you (or your child) spend your time when you’re not at school? Is one type of extracurricular activity better than another? What if you have other obligations? Peter explains what college admissions officers look for when reviewing applications.

Duration: 00:10:14


Back to School, Episode 4

8/22/2017
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It’s the time of the year where school starts again for the fall. In this episode, we’re gonna take a deep dive on what to expect to make the most out of your school year. If you’re a 12th grader, 11th grader, 10th grader or 9th grader or a parent, you’ll know what to expect and what to be looking out for so you’ll have the best year ever as you prepare for college.

Duration: 00:50:32


How Does Social Media Affect College Admissions? Episode 3

8/10/2017
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Social media can be a fantastic tool to become familiar with a college’s activities and atmosphere. But it can also compromise your acceptance. Peter discusses a recent example from Harvard.

Duration: 00:08:26


The College Application Essay: Tips & Mistakes, Episode 2

8/10/2017
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The application essay is an opportunity for you (or your child) to express yourself and help an admissions officer get to know you. This episode gives pointers---and easy mistakes to avoid.

Duration: 00:09:20


Visiting Colleges: Why, When and What to Expect, Episode 1

8/10/2017
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Why is it important for you (or your child) to visit a college before applying---and what should you look for? Who should you contact, and how do you follow up?

Duration: 00:10:46