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Today on episode 144, I’m talking to returning guest Elizabeth Dankoski of The Dream School Project.
For the past 15 years, Elizabeth has worked as a private college consultant, helping students get into incredible schools: Harvard, MIT, Columbia, Yale, Caltech, Dartmouth, and many, many others.
On today’s podcast, Elizabeth shares some of the biggest myths about the college admission process and teaches us ways to make ourselves more interesting and attractive to college admission officers.
For a link to my last conversation with Elizabeth Dankoski click on Episode 94 How a Perfect SAT Score Can Backfire on You
Elizabeth highly recommends this book How to Be A High School Superstar
Elizabeth’s college admissions myth: Grades and test scores are the only things you should focus on when applying to college
Elizabeth’s best college admissions essay? A great story is one that describes how you have grown and evolved.
How to become more interesting? Ask yourself what light’s you up! What are you curious about? And think about what problems in the world you notice and want to address.
Advice to teens: Focus on what light’s you up and tap into your unique gift to the world. We all have a gift!
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Alexis Avila talks host of The Prepped & Polished podcast talks to Elizabeth Dankoski
For the past 15 years, Elizabeth has worked as a private college consultant, helping students get into incredible schools: Harvard, MIT, Columbia, Yale, Caltech, Dartmouth, and many, many others. Elizabeth has a Bachelors from Wellesley College Magna Cum Laude. Elizabeth is founder of the Dream School Project, a powerful mentoring program created for high-achieving high school students who want to get into the school of their dreams. Elizabeth created The Dream School Project as an antidote to all of the anxiety and stress around the admissions process.
On today’s episode, Elizabeth gives her take on college admissions mania and based on her experience, what it REALLY takes to get into elite colleges.
Get the book “How to be a High School Superstar” by Cal Newport. If you want to get into top schools, you need to be INTERESTING
Elizabeth’s next enrollment into her mastermind group is early 2016. Spaces fill up quickly! Her mastermind helps kids find mentors and find opportunities to find interests and flourish.
Two college admissions myths:
Elizabeth’s Three Take home tips:
What was your biggest takeaway from this podcast? Do you have any questions for Elizabeth Dankoski and Alexis Avila?