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How I Got Into College

Dec 3, 2019

How do you get into Cal without really applying? If it wasn’t for a broken down car, best-selling author Lawrence Ross might not have gotten into Cal. As he found out, getting in was one thing, being able to afford to stay was another.

Plus, an expert’s advice on making sure your college search is wide...


Nov 26, 2019

How did a future admissions officer and college counselor figure out where she wanted to go to college? The answer involves The Black Crowes and the Summer Olympics.

Plus, two words you're not allowed to use in the college process.

Guest: Emmi Harward, Executive Director, Association of College Counselors in Independent...


Nov 19, 2019

"It's like a Fresh Prince of Beverly Hills story." Everything changed for Nate Jones one afternoon in sixth grade. This is the story of how he responded, his plan to get into USC, and how he became the first in his family to attend college.  

Plus, why choosing a college is like shopping for toothpaste...


Nov 12, 2019

Princeton rower turned Princeton admissions officer Kim Digilio talks about self-loathing in high school, getting into the only school she applied to, and how a wart made her change her major. Plus, advice for parents and students on dealing with the pressure and gossip of the college search.

Guests:

Kim Digilio


Nov 5, 2019

The Sklars tell how they turned down an Ivy League school to go to Michigan and turned down law school to become comedians. Plus, the one thing parents should never do.

Guests:

Randy and Jason Sklar
@SklarBrothers
http://www.supersklars.com/

Emmi Harward
Executive Director, ACCIS
@liketheawards

Music: Maipen Lei by...