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On episode 152, Alexis Avila speaks to Dr. Shirag Shemmassian, founder and admissions consultant of Shemmassian Academic Consulting. As a Cornell University graduate and Cornell admissions interviewer, Shirag knows what the best schools are looking for in prospective students during admissions interviews. On today’s episode Shirag gives you some insider tips for what college admissions committees are truly looking for.
Want to get into any ivy league school? Shirag advises to grab what you love and go in deep with that and don’t be a dabbler!
While grades and test scores tell admissions that you work hard and have smarts, the extra currics and essays tell them what type of person you are.
Shirag’s advice for teens. 1. Believe in yourself and 2. Do what you love to do (nothing is too silly)
For another related conversation, check out podcast Episode #90 with Elizabeth Dankoski: How a Perfect SAT Score can Backfire on You
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Alexis Avila of Prepped & Polished, LLC shows you five tips for 12th grade success:
Tip 1: Continue to work hard and show leadership
Tip 2: Take a final SAT or ACT if needed
Tip 3: Get your college application essay out of the way early
Tip 4: Submit your college applications early
Tip 5: Visit your guidance counselor often
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On episode 150, Alexis Avila brings on repeat guest Jessica Yeager, CEO & founder of Impress the Ivies and founder of Dream College Summit. Jessica is a graduate of Harvard and MIT. As a senior in high school, she gained acceptance to Harvard, MIT, Yale, Stanford, Cornell, and Columbia. Her students have gotten into elite schools, like Harvard and Carnegie Mellon.
On Today’s episode Jessica tells us her amazing journey through the college application process and how she got into SIX ivy league schools! You will learn what it really takes to get into Harvard and other ivy league schools.
Did you know? Jessica got into Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, Stanford, and MIT (rejected from Princeton)
What makes a Harvard student special? Their DRIVE
Want to get into Harvard? Pursue your passion to the max (i.e., if you like to write, publish your work
Jessica recommends: Showing interest in a school by visiting w their college rep and show in your essays that you did your research
Do you need a perfect score to get in to an Ivy? NO. Once you get a 33 ACT or 1450, then you have a chance to get into Harvard but the rest of your college application is what needs to stand out!
If Ivy League schools are not an option? Then pursue a school with excellent programs in the area you want to pursue
Jessica’s advice for teens? You are the reflection of the five people you spend the most time with. So hang out with DRIVEN friends.
For Prepped & Polished listeners only, you can access Jessica’s Ultimate Guide to the Commmon App!
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Alexis Avila of Prepped & Polished, LLC shows you five tips for 11th grade success:
Tip 1: Solidify your portfolio
Tip 2: Come up with a college list
Tip 3: Take the SAT and or ACT twice Junior Year
Tip 4: Work hard and do well this year
Tip 5: Visit Colleges
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Brad Baldridge is a late-stage college planning specialist. He helps parents of high school students plan and pay for college using strategies such as merit aid, need based aid, tax planning, savings and investing for college, negotiating with colleges, scholarships and loans.
Over the past 10 years Brad has directly helped hundreds of families plan and pay for college. He has provided in-depth college plans resulting in increased financial aid, scholarships, identification of the right schools at the right price, and better loans.
Brad’s expertise is featured weekly on his podcast, Taming The High Cost of College. Since 2013 Brad and his expert guests have explored and shared great information related to college planning. Brad received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin Platteville in 1990.
On Today’s episode Brad gives parents advice on how to better manage their child’s college education.
Did you know? Brad built a specialty in college planning.
What do families do wrong with college planning? They start too late! The key to start early enough.
Did you know? College will cost you between 10 and 70K per year or more!
Brad’s words of wisdom: Do it on purpose instead of by accident. So if you go to college, figure out where you plan to go and what the plan will be when you get there. Don’t just show up at college, get good grades and think it’s all going to work out for you.
Make sure to go back and listen to episode #31, my interview with Celeste Horton about Creative Ways to Pay for College
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Teen wellness instructor Delvina Miremadi teaches teens how to be more thankful in their lives.
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SAT Chemistry Instructor Samantha shows you how to tackle the correct explanation portion of relationship analysis qs. on the SAT Chem subject Test.
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In this video, ACT instructor Stephanie goes through concrete examples of ACT matrix problems
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