Inside the Admissions Office: Advice from Former Admissions Officers
An Update on COVID-19 and College Admissions

An Update on COVID-19 and College Admissions

September 14, 2020

On today's episode, we talk with José Román, a Former Assistant Director of Admissions from Yale University. José gives us updates on how COVID-19 has continued to influence college admissions in areas such as deferrals, testing, and extracurriculars.

 

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College Life: Women’s College, International Students, and Liberal Arts Colleges

College Life: Women’s College, International Students, and Liberal Arts Colleges

August 31, 2020

On today's episode, we chat with Padya Paramita, a Graduate Coach from Wellesley and Columbia. Padya shares her experiences applying to college as an international student, what it was like attending a women's college, and how her undergrad prepared her to apply for graduate school.

 

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How to Correctly Use the Additional Information Section

How to Correctly Use the Additional Information Section

August 17, 2020

On today's episode, we chat with Daniela Alarcon, a Graduate Coach from Rice University. Daniela and I discuss the additional information section as well as the new COVID-19 question on the Common Application. Daniela gives her tips on how to use and how not to use these application components.

 

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The University of Michigan: What Admissions Officers Want

The University of Michigan: What Admissions Officers Want

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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