Episode 73- COVID and College Admissions: 3 Rumors, 3 Truths & 3 Predictions

Episode 73 – COVID and College Admissions: 3 Rumors, 3 Truths & 3 Predictions Dr. Cynthia Colon Talks About COVID and College Admissions Click Here To Listen Now Do you feel like you’re living in the Twilight Zone? Do you secretly hope you’ll fall asleep and wake up and 2020 will be over? If you […]

Episode 72- Encore: The Word Every Parent Should Remove

Word every parent should remove

Episode 72 – Encore: The Word Every Parent Should Remove Dr. Cynthia Colon Interviews her Mother Lydia Franco Click Here To Listen Now Be a good listener. I hear parents pass this advice along generation after generation. But my question is, “Whose voice are we listening to?” The messages we hear become the messages we […]

Episode 71- Encore: The Common App And Those Pesky Supplemental Essay Questions

Episode 70 – Encore: YOUR Academic or Future Connection Essay Dr. Cynthia Colon Click Here To Listen Now Working on the Common Application? Trying to figure out what to include in those pesky supplemental essays? I get it; they are a thorn in your side. Just when you think you are done with the application, […]

Episode 70 – Encore: YOUR Academic or Future Connection Essay

Episode 70 – Encore: YOUR Academic or Future Connection Essay Dr. Cynthia Colon Click Here To Listen Now How do you convey your interest in a major? What can you share that shows a passion in an academic subject or a career path? Here is an example that I will break down in today’s episode: […]

Episode 69 – Encore: What’s YOUR ‘COOLNESS’ FACTOR Essay

Episode 69 – Encore: What’s YOUR ‘COOLNESS’ FACTOR Essay Dr. Cynthia Colon Click Here To Listen Now Today’s episode is part 3 of a 5-part mini series on the College Admission Essays. I am reviewing the “What Is My “Coolness” Factor?” essay. Here is a glimpse into the famous “Taco Bell College Admission Essay.” Today […]

Episode 68 – Encore: Dissecting The ‘What Am I Good At’ Admission Essay

Episode 68 – Encore: Dissecting The ‘What Am I Good At’ Admission Essay Dr. Cynthia Colon Click Here To Listen Now Today’s episode is part 2 of a 5-part mini series on the College Admission Essays. I am reviewing the FOUR buckets of Essays that every student needs in their arsenal of college essays. Who […]

Episode 67 – Encore: How To Write The ‘Who Am I’ College Admission Essay

Episode 67 – Encore: How To Write The ‘Who Am I’ College Admission Essay Dr. Cynthia Colon Click Here To Listen Now Today’s episode kicks off a 5 part mini series on the College Admission Essays. I am reviewing the FOUR buckets of Essays that every student needs in their arsenal of college essays. Who […]

Push. Pursue. Plan. Princeton.

Are you a dreamer? If your child has big college dreams and dares to share them with you and with the world, this show is for you. If you have no idea how or where to begin in your search for colleges, this show is for you.

Don’t Be Good. Be Great. Be A UNLV Rebel.

Today’s guest, Kelsey Kaplan, is the Senior Admission Coordinator at UNLV. Kelsey’s journey to college and the harsh reality of affordability will make your heart melt. While a parent’s belief and hope for their child is limitless, sometimes there are limits to what a family can offer financially.