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College Scoops is focused on all things college-related, whether you are in high school or graduating from college. We connect and engage with students, parents, educators, entreprenuers, and authors who share their advice, guidance, and lessons learned. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/college-scoops/support


33: Everything You Need to Know About Applying from Abroad with Guest Elaine Seremetis
Sep 29 • 53 min
Are you an expatriate or international student applying to a college or university in the United States? Today, college consultant Elaine Seremtis will join us to answer burning questions regarding the application process specific to expatriates and…
32: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Essays: Painting a Picture with Guest Lauren Dana
Sep 24 • 32 min
“What makes my resume different? Will my essay just blend in? How can I stand out?” Every applicant has stressed and obsessed with these questions. Fortunately, Lauren Dana will be joining us today to share her expert writing advice, equipping students to…
31: “How to be U-Niquely-U” with Guest Dr. Gena Lester
Sep 22 • 39 min
As a mom of 3 who has ‘been there and done that’ when her kids applied to college, Dr. Gena Lester joins us today to share her story and how she started Education Prep Centers. Gena will describe her challenge and online campus programs and the tools,…
30: Introducing Students to Different Professions with Guest Jennifer Severini-Kresock
Sep 17 • 27 min
What does a psychologist really do? How does one become a psychiatrist? What courses should students take in college if they want to be an engineer? Are there any professional organizations students should join to gain a better understanding of certain…
29: How to Hit the Ground Running with Guest Elizabeth Pyle
Sep 15 • 36 min
Keeping up with the academic challenges of college is demanding and requires organization, time management, and effort. Elizabeth Pyle, an education expert, and mother, is with us today to discuss how to be successful in college, particularly for students…
28: Staying Sane During the College Process from a Parent of 5 with Guest Nicole Smith
Sep 10 • 35 min
The college journey can be stressful especially if you have more than one child - but 5? We are reaching out to parents who have been there and done that to get their take on what worked, what did not, and what they would recommend to a parent just…
27 : Standing Out in College Applications with Work Experience with Guest Laura Fortner
Sep 8 • 45 min
How can real-world work experiences be a differentiator in college applications? Do you have a student who is a coder, interested in sports management, or loves video games? Laura and her team at Hireedge have created opportunities to match students with…
26: Thinking About a Gap Year with Guest Katherine Stievater
Sep 3 • 37 min
With colleges moving to an online or virtual environment this fall semester, many students and parents are trying to look at alternatives and specifically gap year opportunities. No longer are gap year programs just for international travel as more and…
25: Tips from the Essayists - Cheryl and Brian Klam
Sep 1 • 43 min
The college essay is a daunting task for many seniors in high school with only 650 words to convince an admissions counselor to fall in love with you. How can students make their essays stand out? Hasn’t every topic been written about? What are some ways…
24: How to Write a Killer Resume with Guest Emily Weiss
Aug 27 • 42 min
Emily Weiss, a career consultant and resume guru, will join us today to discuss techniques, tools, and advice on how to hit the ground running freshman year, how to transfer your work experience and life skills to craft an impressive resume that will help…
23: Own Your Story with Guest Sydney Montgomery
Aug 25 • 39 min
As the daughter of an immigrant mother and a military father, Sydney Montgomery knows first hand how daunting the college admissions process can be for first-generation college and law school students and aims to push students to be inspired, empowered,…
22 : Students Giving Back - Student Impact with Guest Ana Stanisavljev
Aug 20 • 43 min
When COVID19 hit and college students were sent home, students were frustrated, disappointed, and angry. But some students turned that energy into something positive creating programs, businesses, and communities that have positively impacted many people.…
21 : Lessons Learned from a Medical Emergency at College with Laura and Zane Dennis
Aug 18 • 26 min
College is for many students the first time they are responsible for their physical health. Going to college there are a ton of legal and medical forms that may not seem like a big deal at the time but can be impactful in a medical emergency. From…
20: How to Empower your Teen with Guest Emma B. Perez
Aug 11 • 42 min
We invited Emma B Perez, a mentoring coach to teens and young adults to share her framework, tools, and resources she uses as she guides young adults through her college and career workshops. Through self-discovery, identifying what your priorities and…
19: Create a Passion Project with Guest Julie Kim
Aug 6 • 33 min
Does your student have a love of photography, gardening, or fashion? Julie Kim works with students to help them create passion projects which align with their academic and personal interests. Through her detailed framework, she works with cohorts of…
18: Online College Webinars and the Virtual College Process with Guest Jenna Shulman
Aug 4 • 35 min
College Admissions have been hosting virtual tours, information sessions and student panels during the last 6 months. College consultants are also hosting webinars in conjunction with area college admissions representatives and current students. We…
17: Take charge of defining Yourself and Your Future with Guest Marsha Ray
Jul 30 • 37 min
As a parent and educator, one of our objectives is to create a trusting, safe, and respectful learning environment for our kids and students to thrive. How can we support students as they navigate the college admissions journey and the transition from…
16: How to Tackle Alumni Interviews and the Essay with Guest Pat Berry
Jul 28 • 55 min
A parent, writer, editor, alumni interviewer, and college application essay coach, Pat Berry shares her insights and tips on how to start writing your college essay and how to prepare for the alumni interview. As the summer kicks off, students have an…
15: Incorporating Mindfulness into High School and the College Admissions Journey with Guest Carolyn Caplan
Jul 21 • 39 min
High schools and colleges are incorporating mindfulness and meditation into all aspects of their curriculum and colleges are investing in wellness centers. Given the current situation, now more than ever students, parents, educators, and businesses are…
14: Why I Choose a Gap Year with The BlissBean Founder, Beatričė
Jul 16 • 24 min
We are interviewing students who have been on a gap year to share why they choose to take a gap year and what they would recommend to fellow students entertaining a gap year. Beatrice is the creator behind the Bliss Bean, a self-improvement and…
13: Parenting with Your Teen Founders Susan Borison and Stephanie Silverman
Jul 14 • 37 min
Parenting is not easy and given the last 5 months, we have all learned how to live, learn, and work with our kids some of whom have not lived in our house for a while. Knowing you are not alone and having a community to share your thoughts, frustrations,…
12: Meet Ethan Knight - The Executive Director and Founder of Gap Year Association
Jul 7 • 35 min
With schools announcing their plans for the fall of 2020, many students and families are wondering what options are available for a gap year experience. As a veteran in the industry and the Founder and Executive Director of the Gap Year Association, Ethan…
11: Advice for the Class of 2021 with Guest Deena Maerowitz
Jun 30 • 47 min
The Spring of 2020 brought about many changes for college admissions and with that comes many questions from parents and students about what now? Where do we start and what should our focus be if we have a rising senior? How do you support parents and…
10: Choosing A Gap Year Program That’s the Right Fit For Your Student
Jun 25 • 48 min
Gap semesters and gap year programs have become more popular in the last ten-fifteen years with students finding value in taking an intentional gap year before starting their college adventure. Colleges are more accepting and adaptable to students taking…
9: Don’t Panic! Tips for Students and Families Navigating the College Journey with Special Guest - Lee Norwood
Jun 23 • 39 min
How can parents support their students during the college admissions journey? What resources are available for students and families? How to use online resources to research colleges from home and the importance of getting engaged early on as a freshman…
8: How to Find Scholarships for College with Special Guest Monica Matthews
Jun 16 • 39 min
College is expensive and now more than ever, families are working very hard to pay for college. Finding ways to pay for college takes time, energy, and resources. We hear all about the scholarships and grants available but how do you find scholarships?…
7: Testing - What Now with Special Guest Jen Henson
Jun 11 • 41 min
With all the recent changes and disruption to the testing environment, we invited Jen Henson on our show to help clarify questions surrounding the testing environment. What are the recent changes to the ACT/SAT tests and test schedule? Should students…
6 - Choosing a College that Supports Students with Learning Differences with Guest Debbie Cinquemani
Jun 9 • 26 min
Choosing a college that supports a student with learning differences requires some additional information, a checklist to take on-campus tours, and, a network of experts to call upon if you need it. Each student has a unique way of learning, and choosing…
5: How Our Parents Helped Us Through the College Process with Special Guest Lilly Rosenberg and Kyra Hermans
Jun 2 • 39 min
We know the college admissions process can be stressful for not only students but parents as well. How can parents support their kids as they navigate their junior and senior years? Sometimes our “help” actually creates more anxiety for students. What do…
4 - Prepping for a College Interview with Patrick Meade
May 26 • 50 min
What are the best questions to ask in every college interview? Are there different types of interviews offered at universities? How does a student prepare for the interviews? When should students plan to interview at schools or with alumni? These are…
3 - How Students Can Make the Most of Their Summer with Kate Sonnenberg
May 19 • 40 min
Are your kids wondering what to do this summer? Many high school and college students are trying to find ways to continue to work, learn, and grow this summer with the effects of COVID-19 changing life as we know it for the moment. Schools are moving…
2 - How To Live Your College Admissions Story with Hamada Zahawi
May 19 • 35 min
The thought of writing your college essay can be a daunting and unnerving task for everyone involved. How does one even start? What should the focus be? How can we as parents and educators help our students to delve deep and find the confidence and…
1 - The Story of College Scoops
May 19 • 9 min
Moira McCullough, the founder of College Scoops, shares her story and how College Scoops started. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/college-scoops/support