64 – Chance Me Profile Reviews with Admissions Counselor u/ScholarGrade

This episode, Sean and Michael are joined by u/Scholargrade, a prominent college admissions counselor active in the r/chanceme and r/ApplyingToCollege subreddit. In Part One of this session, we talk about 4 different student case studies, and talk about whether their college list suits them. We thoroughly review their application qualities and clarify some of the myths that the general populace has when viewing college admissions to US universities.

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An Introspection worksheet to brainstorm essay topics from u/ScholarGrade
u/ScholarGrade’s Better College Apps company, here
Google Docs of the Case Profiles
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63 – AdmissionsMom: Mindful College Admissions, Her Book, Her App, and More

Michael interviews AdmissionsMom, queen of the Reddit r/applyingtocollege community, capping off a summer of interviews with the community. In this episode, AdmissionsMom and Michael talk about mindful college admissions and how it can help craft a reflective college application and make the process less stressful. Then, we talk about her new book about moderating the subreddit and her new app that helps students be mindful about their college tours.

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More AdmissionsMom here

ApplyingtoCollege Subreddit

AdmissionsMom’s Book “Hey AdmissionsMom: Real Talk from Reddit”

CollegeVizzy – a new approach to college visits

 

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