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Stressed about applying to college? Looking for tips that will give you an edge when your test scores and GPA aren't enough to set you apart? On College Admissions Toolbox, Steve Schwartz interviews experts about everything college admissions – together, they share stories, insights, and tips about college essays, test prep, scholarships, anything that can give you the edge you need to get into the colleges of your dreams. This show is for you if you’re a high school student looking to craft ...
 
Practical, up-to-date interviews with experts in college admissions, financial aid, personal statements, test prep and more. Ethan Sawyer (aka College Essay Guy), interviews deans of admission, financial aid experts, and veterans of the admissions field to extract, then distill their advice into practical steps for students and those guiding them through the process. From creating an awesome college list to appealing a financial aid letter, Ethan skips the general advice and gets right to th ...
 
Mixture of advice and expert interviews to provide guidance on all of the common problems you face when doing a literature review.
 
CollegePrepExpress, LLC, helps students get into their top secondary schools, colleges, and graduate programs through tips, tools, practice and strategies.
 
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Audio updates from the college essay consulting group AirCollegia, LLC. In these shows members of the AirCollegia team will give tips on how to improve your writing, free of charge!
 
Personal Essays written and read by Cardinal Newman and Ursuline High School Senior 2008 English students. Podcast designed and produced as a senior project to enhance communication through multimedia. Listening to personal audio from their peers will serve to inspire them and others to improve their writings.
 
Did you know that college applications and public college tuition are both up 60 percent since 2002? Getting In: A College Coach Conversation, helps parents and students navigate this changing and challenging landscape. Each week, College Coach experts, all former admissions and financial aid officers, and other industry professionals offer factual information and strategic advice on a range of admissions and college finance topics, including approaching and crafting essays, successfully app ...
 
“Nature” is a short essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson published anonymously in 1836. It is in this essay that the foundation of transcendentalism is put forth, a belief system that espouses a non-traditional appreciation of nature. Recent advances in zoology, botany, and geology confirmed Emerson’s intuitions about the intricate relationships of nature at large. The publication of “Nature” is usually taken to be the watershed moment at which transcendentalism became a major cultural movement. Hen ...
 
This is the podcast where we deconstruct how to find, get into and afford college in the US today. From writing college application essays to getting the most financial aid to the evolution of higher education…we cover it here. Find more college resources and show notes at our website, www.YourCollegeConcierge.com.
 
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Looking for help with college admissions, career planning, SAT/ACT prep, college applications, college essays, financial aid, and more? We have the answers to all of your college prep questions. The "College Prep? Yep!" podcast guides students and parents through every step of your college journey. Hosted by Erin & Carmella of Ensphere College Planning Services. Download your free episode worksheet at www.enspherecps.com/podcast.
 
Voltaire was an atheist. Diderot was Enlightened. But trite titles seldom encompass completely the beliefs of any individual. And this one fact is certainly true when dealing with Sir Francis Bacon.The youngest son of Sir Nicholas Bacon, Francis was born in Strand, London, on Jan. 22, 1561. He went to Trinity College at Cambridge. He was elected to Parliament; he was Queen’s Counsel; he even became Attorney General before finally gaining the position of Lord Chancellor.But as do the careers ...
 
Three diverse essays on souls in animals, a comparison of Buddhism and Christianity, and individualism in religion. Born in Hanover, New Hampshire, James Freeman Clarke attended the Boston Latin School, graduated from Harvard College in 1829, and Harvard Divinity School in 1833. Ordained into the Unitarian church he… soon threw himself into the national movement for the abolition of slavery. In 1839 he returned to Boston where he and his friends established (1841) the Church of the Disciples ...
 
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Podcast Interview - E005 Quetzal Mama - Dr. Roxanne Ocampo The mission of Quetzal Mama is to provide expert college admission coaching, programs, and tools to deserving students and their families for free. This has been the mission since we opened our dining room doors in fall 2010. That’s the mission of Quetzal Mama since day one. We will not ...…
 
Muslimish: Growing Communities and Extending DialoguesSpeakers Ali Rizvi is the award-winning author of the book, The Atheist Muslim: A Journey from Religion to Reason (St. Martin’s Press, 2016). Ali grew up in Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan, as part of a progressive Muslim family, before he moved permanently to Canada in his twenties. As a ...…
 
Ron Miller has been an educational scholar and activist, teacher, publisher and bookseller, community leader and philanthropist. Originally trained as a Montessori educator, he received a Ph.D. from Boston University in American Studies, focusing on the cultural and historical foundations of education. His research led to several books, includi ...…
 
[light, poppy intro music] B: Hello everyone, and welcome to our sixth episode of Better Late than Fresher, the wonderful fortnightly podcast where we check in with our fresher student Cohen and see how he’s going with his university experience, and pass down a little bit of knowledge, and a bit of wholesome advice from generation to generation ...…
 
Boost business profitability with CIO Magazine-featured author Tony Bodoh’s Productivity Zone Framework. With his book, Prophet Ability, Tony reveals the ultimate secrets to succeed in business. Tony is a #1 bestselling author and the founder or co-founder of five companies ranging from customer experience consulting to small business training ...…
 
The first of a series on episodes on the essays of W. E. B. Du Bois. These cover the period from his college days to the First World War. with themes such as the founding of "The Crisis" and education.
 
Let's face it. The "secret sauce" to earning some of the millions of dollars in scholarships we're always hearing about is not who you know. Or even what school you go to. It's the essay. Point. Blank. Period. In this episode, I share 5 actions you can take today to write the type of essays that earn scholarships and secure a #DebtFreeDegree.I' ...…
 
The Prepped and Polished Podcast is an educational and inspirational show that offers tutoring and test prep tips as well as interviews with celebrities and leaders in education. It is hosted by Alexis Avila, founder of Prepped and Polished LLC, a tutoring and test prep firm for K-college.On today's episode of the Prepped and Polished Podcast, ...…
 
Dr. Darrell Bock Welcome to The Table. We discuss issues of God and culture. I’m Darrell Bock, executive director for cultural engagement at the Hendricks Center at Dallas Theological Seminary, and our guest is John Dickson, who is joining us via Skype from – are you in Cambridge or Oxford? John Dickson I’m in Oxford. Dr. Darrell Bock In Oxford ...…
 
Comedians Tom Brennan (Electoral Dysfunction) and Christian Finnegan (The Fun Part) join Negin to chat about the probes into EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s conduct and the allegations against Trump’s Veterans Affairs pick Ronny Jackson. Plus, they chat about Cynthia Nixon running for governor of New York and revisit their college admission essays. Th ...…
 
Meghan Beals hosts this theatre podcast, a deep dive into the themes and production elements of a new production in Chicago. This episode looks at The Cake, by Bekah Brunstetter, produced by Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (closes May 20, 2018). THE PLAY:Jen lives in New York but has always dreamed of getting married in her small North Carolina home ...…
 
Why are American youth being used as “useful idiots”? Have you paused to wonder why the average American young person cannot intelligently answer the questions, “What is Communism? What is Socialism? Who were Marx, Lenin and Stalin?”Today’s guest is Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh, an American college professor who survived being born in Communist Rom ...…
 
Mandeville, La - by James Matthew Wilson, On The Mike Church Show A Dramatic Reading. The Stations of the Crossby James Matthew Wilson, with artwork by Daniel MitsuiA fourteen-part cycle published serially with accompanying iconography.I. Jesus Is CondemnedI tried to think for half an hourAbout the face of earthly powersThat would condemn a god ...…
 
The Serpentine Galleries’ GUEST, GHOST, HOST: MACHINE! Podcasts are hosted by Legacy Russell and Victoria Sin and were recorded after the Galleries’ annual Marathon, 2017, which took place at City Hall, London on 7 October 2017. Legacy Russell and Victoria Sin revisit the Serpentine Galleries’ GUEST, GHOST, HOST: MACHINE! Marathon, where more t ...…
 
How much does the Life TK audience know about being a professional dominatrix? That was one of the first questions my interviewee—the remarkable Melissa Febos—had for me when we recorded today's episode. I don't have that data, unfortunately, but it's a fair question because Melissa is the author of the amazing memoir Whip Smart, about the time ...…
 
Thank you for listening to the ninth episode of #TeachAgTalks, the podcast bringing you the news and the voices of Pennsylvania Agricultural Education! Be sure to check out teachagpsu.blogspot.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more publications from @TeachAgPSU! Want to see what else is going on in PA Agricultural Education? If you ...…
 
Let’s be real: writing is hard. We’ve written and rewritten this intro seven times. Taking on any new challenge or project that requires deep thought, passion, and creativity, can push us outside of our comfort zones. It can make us feel anxious about succeeding—but it can also force us to grow and take on new challenges. In this episode, Erika ...…
 
Amanda and Jenn discuss baby shower books, true crime, short stories on audio, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The Vale by Brian D. Anderson and A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena. Questions 1. Details: My mom is throwing me a book-themed baby shower which I am very excited about. She wants to give al ...…
 
Published on 20 Feb 2018. Growing up in rural Idaho, Tara Westover had no birth certificate, never saw a doctor and didn't go to school. Her deeply religious parents stockpiled food and weapons for a government invasion or the end of the world. In her new memoir, 'Educated,' Westover writes about how she defied her parents, and made her way to ...…
 
Published on 20 Feb 2018. Growing up in rural Idaho, Tara Westover had no birth certificate, never saw a doctor and didn't go to school. Her deeply religious parents stockpiled food and weapons for a government invasion or the end of the world. In her new memoir, 'Educated,' Westover writes about how she defied her parents, and made her way to ...…
 
Published on 20 Feb 2018. Growing up in rural Idaho, Tara Westover had no birth certificate, never saw a doctor and didn't go to school. Her deeply religious parents stockpiled food and weapons for a government invasion or the end of the world. In her new memoir, 'Educated,' Westover writes about how she defied her parents, and made her way to ...…
 
Adam Miller wrote Letters to a Young Mormon for thoughtful people yearning for a more thoughtful faith. It’s a little book, but it packs a powerful punch. In this episode, Miller is talks about the new second expanded edition, which the Maxwell Institute recently published in partnership with Deseret Book. We also talk about the perils of Mormo ...…
 
We all remember what it feels like to receive a bad email that just doesn’t quite cut it. Or do we? Emails lacking style, substance and clarity are actually pretty forgettable – you probably read one this morning without it even registering on your radar; perhaps you ignored it entirely or maybe it’s still sitting at the bottom of your inbox, p ...…
 
Our Halloween special: Women in Horror: with Erika Mailman, Loren Rhoads, Dana FredstiERIKA MAILMAN is an American author and journalist. Born in Vermont, she is the descendant of a woman who twice stood trial for witchcraft in the Salem witch trials in 1692. Mailman attended both Colby College and the University of Arizona, Tucson, later writi ...…
 
Author and activist Ashley Dawson talks about his groundbreaking book, Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change (Verso.) It examines the foundation on which climate chaos is playing out in the urban landscape: predatory capitalism and its most glaring feature, extreme inequality. [Note: this is the extend ...…
 
Tom sits down with his oldest daughter who wrote an essay for a college class titled, “The Religious Influence on my Life.” She talks and writes about the shift her life took when her father came out to her as an unbeliever.
 
In this interview, we talk with Tom Rose, co-founder of Testive. He explains the ins and outs of test prep for students and parents. Resources Mentioned: Tom mentioned the The Official SAT Study Guide, 2018 Edition and the The Official ACT Prep Guide as some of the best resources available. He also recommended The Effective Executive by Peter D ...…
 
Listen in to find out how to start thinking about college applications, what paperwork and records you should keep, how to help juniors learn to write application essays, and when to seek writers for letters of recommendation if you have a homeschooled high schooler.
 
Jeb White is the founder of CollegeAdmissions.com. In his new book Breaking Into College, he gives you the formula for getting into America’s most selective colleges. The dirty truth is that many students slide past gate-keepers with the... The post Breaking Into College: Jeb White appeared first on Author Hour.…
 
Each new year, I choose a word that guides my intentions. This process works much better for me than making resolutions. My 2018 word of the year is Flourish, and today’s essay is a short rumination on what that word means to me and how I intend to employ it this year. Then I chat with my old friend Erin Scott, a fierce feminist and advocate fo ...…
 
In honor of the late Linda Nochlin, Savona Bailey-McClain, Host/Producer for the radio show State of the Arts NYC have reached out to women curators, artists, creative professionals and performers to read this groundbreaking essay. Readers are: Prairie Miller, Michele Pred, Kathleen Reckling, Queen Esther, Pamela Jean Tinnen, Brittany Clarke, L ...…
 
Introducing Topher DeRosia Topher DeRosia is a Christian, husband, father, and WordPress developer in that order. By day, he runs iWitness Design with his business partner. Topher also curates HeroPress.com, a site that tells the stories of WordPress. Show Notes Website | HeroPress Website | topher1kenobe Website | iWitness Design Twitter | @to ...…
 
The illustrious Deborah Blades joins us to discuss the incarnation, the disruption that are bodies, and what a theology formed in postcolonial and feminist theory might look like around the holidays. For the segment, Jeff, Allen, and Debbie talk about those times they each discovered Santa was a little too incredible. Incarnation Conversation ( ...…
 
The Patrick Lalley Show from Dec. 7, 2017. Guests include the Smart Cyclist, Jeff Harkness of ESPN 99.1 on college football, Cathy Brechtelsbauer and Autumn Towe on Human Rights Day essay contest and Tiffany Campbell on her efforts to stop the nomination of Gene Abdallah to the Board of Pardons and Paroles over allegations of inappropriate beha ...…
 
Caca Dolce: Essays from a Lowbrow Life (Soft Skull Press) From a cult favorite and indie-press bestseller who has been called “the preeminent chronicler of Internet-age malaise” (Lena Dunham) and “an exquisite original” (Chloe Caldwell), a candid, tender, and very funny book about relationships, class, art, sex, money, and family. In a fresh, s ...…
 
Catalina (Farrar/MCD) A magnetic, provocative debut novel chronicling a young woman’s downward spiral following the end of an affair Elsa Fisher is headed for rock bottom. At least, that’s her plan. She has just been fired from MoMA on the heels of an affair with her married boss, and she retreats to Los Angeles to blow her severance package on ...…
 
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