Inside the Admissions Office: Advice from Former Admissions Officers
The University of Michigan: What it Takes to Get In

The University of Michigan: What it Takes to Get In

August 3, 2020

In today's episode, we chat with Ashleigh Taylor, a Former Admissions Officer from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. We discuss the different colleges at UofM, what admissions officers look for, and our experience as University of Michigan students.

 

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Crafting Your Activities List: Tips from a Resumé Expert

Crafting Your Activities List: Tips from a Resumé Expert

July 20, 2020

On today's episode, we chat with Jodi Furman, a Graduate Coach from UNC-Chapel Hill and Columbia Business School. In the professional world, Jodi was also a head hunter, which makes her an expert on resumés and activities lists. Today, Jodi gives her tips for drafting and strategizing an impressive activities list.

 

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Why You Should Consider Liberal Arts Colleges

Why You Should Consider Liberal Arts Colleges

July 6, 2020

On this week's episode, we talk to Mary Miller, a Former Assistant Director of Admissions from Oberlin College, all about Liberal Arts Colleges. Though you've maybe never heard of Liberal Arts Colleges, these schools give some of the best educations in the country. With small class sizes and unique opportunities, you should definitely consider adding one of these schools to your list! 

 

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What Rising Seniors Should Do This Summer

What Rising Seniors Should Do This Summer

June 22, 2020

On this week's episode, we talk to Pia Sahni, a Graduate Coach from Brown University! Now that summer is here, it's especially important for rising seniors to take advantage of any free time they have. Today, Pia chats about what seniors should do this summer to prepare their applications and set themselves up for admissions success. 

 

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Using the Common App Honors Section to Your Advantage

Using the Common App Honors Section to Your Advantage

June 8, 2020

On this week's episode, we talk with Caitlin Hogan, a Graduate Coach from UChicago and Queen Mary University of London. Based on her experience counseling students through the application process, Caitlin gives her tips for taking advantage of the honors section of the Common Application.  

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How Your Test Scores Will be Evaluated by Admissions Officers

How Your Test Scores Will be Evaluated by Admissions Officers

May 25, 2020

On this week's episode Shoshannah Feinberg, a Former Admissions Reader from Northwestern, discusses standardized testing. Shoshannah explains how test-optional policies will impact admissions and how students should adapt to these changes.

 

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How Important Are Letters of Recommendation?

How Important Are Letters of Recommendation?

May 11, 2020

On this week's episode, we talk to Amelie Lasker, a Graduate Coach from Columbia and Cambridge about letters of recommendation. Amelie discusses how your letter will influence your admissions decision and how you can ensure you get glowing letters.

 

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Personal Statement Prep: Start Practicing Reflective Writing Early

Personal Statement Prep: Start Practicing Reflective Writing Early

April 27, 2020

This week, we are joined by Shannon Beddingfield, a Yale Teaching Fellow and Yale PhD Candidate, to discuss reflective writing. From the personal statement to supplemental essays, reflective writing plays a huge part in the college application process. Use Shannon's tips from this episode to start practicing this essential skill early in high school!

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Disrupted Summer Plans: How to Come up With Alternate Solutions

Disrupted Summer Plans: How to Come up With Alternate Solutions

April 13, 2020

This week, we are joined by Natalia Ostrowski, a Former Assistant Director of Admissions at UChicago, to discuss what you can do in the face of disrupted summer plans. Natalia explains how admissions officers evaluate what you do over the summer and gives ideas for impactful projects that you can do from home.

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Q&A With a Former Director of College Admissions

Q&A With a Former Director of College Admissions

March 30, 2020

On this week's episode, Zak Harris, a Former Admissions Officer from Johns Hopkins and Former Director of Admissions from Regis, answers your questions. Zak discusses all aspects of the college admissions process from Coronavirus's impact on your summer plans to starting your personal statement. 

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