Best college essay podcasts we could find (Updated January 2018)
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The College Admissions Toolbox Podcast: College Applications, Essays, Scholarships, Test Prep, and More…
 
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 ...
 
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The Literature Review Podcast
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Mixture of advice and expert interviews to provide guidance on all of the common problems you face when doing a literature review.
 
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"Prep Talk" with CollegePrepExpress
 
CollegePrepExpress, LLC, helps students get into their top secondary schools, colleges, and graduate programs through tips, tools, practice and strategies.
 
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AirCollegia
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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!
 
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Students Speak CN & UHS 2008
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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.
 
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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
 
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 ...
 
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Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
“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 ...
 
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Your College Concierge
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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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College Prep? Yep!
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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.
 
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Essays of Francis Bacon, The by BACON, Francis
 
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 ...
 
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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
 
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 ...
 
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Three Essays by James Freeman Clarke by CLARKE, James Freeman
 
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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The Mountains of California by John Muir
 
First published in 1894, this wonderful travelogue by a famed naturalist and conservationist still remains a book that delights and informs its readers. The Mountains of California by John Muir recounts the author's exploration of the Yosemite Valley, Mount Whitney, the famed sequoia forests and King's Canyon among other places of immense natural beauty. Written in his characteristic zestful style, with a deep understanding and respect for nature, the book is a treasure trove of geography, g ...
 
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First Choice College Tips Podcast
 
The First Choice College Tips podcast is an essential part of any students college preparation toolkit. Answering the questions college-bound students want to know, such as how to write a stand out essay, getting a higher SAT score and what colleges expect from prospective undergrads. In each episode First Choice College founder James Maroney talks to a different guest, uncovering top tips & advice you need to navigate the college application and selection process.
 
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Dustin's View
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I'm an undergraduate student at Carleton College. This podcast is an audio version of my blog, which contains short reflective pieces, personal essays, and other forms of expression, chiefly related to environmental sustainability, technology, health, happiness, and peace.
 
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Shifter Media
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Daniel Milnor is currently “Creative Evangelist” for Blurb, Inc. the world’s premiere print-on-demand publisher. He splits his time between the smog-choked arteries of Southern California and the spiritual landscape of New Mexico.Milnor is a former newspaper, magazine and commercial photographer who now works primarily on long-term projects. His work has taken him from the rural corners of the United States to Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.He has taught at Art Center College of Desi ...
 
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Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters
 
Two hundred and twelve residents of a small town tell their stories without fear of recrimination or ridicule. The only difference is that they're all dead! The two hundred and forty-four poems that form the Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters is really a series of epitaphs about the citizens of a fictional town called Spoon River and deals with the “plain and simple annals” of small town America. Edgar Lee Masters grew up in a small town in Illinois. His father's financial problems f ...
 
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How Will Americans Judge the Tax Reform?Guest: Stephanie Leiser, Lecturer, Gerald Ford School of Public Policy, University of MichiganRepublicans in Congress exhaled a huge sigh of relief when the packaged tax bill passed at the end of the year – now they’d have something to show voters when they hit the campaign trail for re-election this fall ...…
 
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Author Hour with Charlie Hoehn
 
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 help of consultants, tutors, coaches, and essay writers. Jeb teaches the smart way to avoid getting rejected ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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Irenicast - Conversations to Provoke Your Progressive Christian Imagination
 
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 ( ...…
 
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Patrick Lalley Show
 
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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Concordia Irish Studies Podcast
 
Dr. Irene Whelan has taught at Manhattanville College since 1990. A native of County Galway on Ireland’s west coast, she was educated at the National University of Ireland - Galway and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied with James S. Donnelly Jr., a leading historian of modern Ireland. Her dissertation on the evangelical mov ...…
 
Peter Behren’s first novel The Law of Dreams won the Governor-General's Award, Canada's most prestigious book prize, and has been published in nine languages. The New York Times Book Review called his second novel, The O'Briens, "a major achievement." Carry Me, his third novel was published in February 2016. He is the author of two collections ...…
 
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First, Happy Thanksgiving to all our listeners! We hope you will have a lovely day, filled with family and food, and that you will have a relaxing long weekend. Oh, except for the fact that some of your teenagers will be finishing up college application supplemental essays--or worse still, just starting them--so your weekend is not likely to be ...…
 
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The Thinking LSAT Podcast
 
The Dodgers lost the Series. It’s cold in DC. And the guys are revved up for an entire show of answering emails. Tune in to hear your LSAT questions answered. Plus, Ben’s “LSAT” vanity plates have arrived and he’s getting interested looks all over town. 02:24 – Email 1—Lemule is discouraged. After many weeks of study, his practice-test LSAT sco ...…
 
Welcome to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host Nellie Bailey. Coming up: a Black radical candidate explains how you can run a winning political campaign, even if you lose the election; and first, they stole the people’s right to vote, in Detroit, th ...…
 
In the Province of the Gods (University of Wisconsin Press) An American's journey of profound self-discovery in Japan, and an exquisite tale of cultural and physical difference, sexuality, love, loss, mortality, and the ephemeral nature of beauty and art. Kenny Fries embarks on a journey of profound self-discovery as a disabled foreigner in Jap ...…
 
The novelists Teri Emory (Second Acts) and Heidi Mastrogiovanni (Lala Pettibone’s Act Two) have between them well over a century’s life experience, and they’ve got tales to tell. Come hear them discuss how they’ve managed to support their writing habits over many years, how they handle the ageless scourge of rejection, how they create female ch ...…
 
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Freud Museum London: Psychoanalysis Podcasts
 
Panel discussion: Joseph Berke, Stephen Frosh, Tali Loewenthal and Anthony Stadlen Predominantly, Sigmund Freud saw himself as an objective scientist. Initially, he gained renown as an anatomist, being the first person to dissect the testicles of an eel. Subsequently he made major contributions to histology and neurology, particularly through h ...…
 
This week we have a greater amount of animal liberation actions to report on than usual. We interview Sam from DC Legal Posse about the first J20 trials beginning next week, and what people can do to support the defendants. After the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday, we explore whether it makes sense to designate white men a ...…
 
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Issues & Interviews w/ Kieran Michael Lalor
 
Issues: The NY state Constitutional Convention, local elections, the terror attack in NYC and the failed diversity visa lottery system. Interview: Professor Gerald Benjamin, one of the primary supporters of having a state Constitutional Convention to reform New York government. Gerald Benjamin was appointed as Associate Vice President for Regio ...…
 
Join the PaRDeS Cause, and help the Universal ReConstitution Movement for World Repair! Visit my website www.pardesism.com, podcasts with pdf included, or at iTunes and other places. I have a calling; a book to deliver, “PaRDeSism ~ Human Science 101”; and a job to perform, PaRDeS Universal ReConstitution for World Repair. Title: “PaRDeSism ~ H ...…
 
Welcome to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host Nellie Bailey. Coming up: Ten years after a murder conviction was thrown out because of racist prosecution practices, the Philadelphia District attorney is pressing for the death penalty against Sugar B ...…
 
Choose a subject, find a school, research the faculty, read their research.Tags:foreign language, Spanish, German, private tutor, drive, focus, intensity, cost, money, classics, linguistics, college essay, application, post-baccalaureate, degree, certificate, personal statement, passion, proof, evidence, law, history, research, faculty, ivy lea ...…
 
NEW Episodes every Monday at 9:00am Eric Blair, aka George Orwell, is a strong candidate for greatest English essayist of the twentieth century, and "Politics and the English Language" is his final and most famous statement on propaganda, obfuscation, and how linguistic degeneration as a sign of civilizational decline. You probably got assigned ...…
 
Let’s open today with an acknowledgment of a reasonably impressive milestone. We have just passed the third anniversary of our podcast. That’s three whole years of trying to put the college applications and college admissions process into perspective and within the grasp of the all-too-many parents and teenagers who have been left out of the co ...…
 
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Pod De Deux » Pod de Deux podcast episodes
 
https://poddedeux.files.wordpress.com/2017/10/marc-bamuthi.mp3 [*If you’re listening with headphones, be sure to use both left & right for this episode!*] This month, we had the good fortune to catch Marc Bamuthi Joseph for a quick interview while he was in NYC! Marc is widely recognized as one of the most vital voices in performance, arts educ ...…
 
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Without Notes The Podcast with Michael Levine
 
In addition to prize-winning photography, Barry Koplen has long been writing poetry that is often published by friendly journals. His B. A. from Emory University was followed by an MFA from Queens University in Charlotte, NC. Recently, he completed the second half of a two-volume collection of poems and essays. The first, Whale of Grief, compli ...…
 
Listen to this post: You can download the MP3 file, subscribe in iTunes, or listen with Stitcher. Simple versus complex language My wife is in a master of liberal arts program at Stanford. When she writes an essay, she asks me to read it and provide feedback. Every time I review an academic essay, it reminds me of the stark differences in langu ...…
 
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Heroine: Women’s Creative Leadership, Confidence, Wisdom
 
Today’s episode features writer, artist, and designer Ash Huang. Her essays have appeared in FastCompany, Offscreen Mag, and Lean Out. Her novel, The Firesteel, won first place in the Writer’s Digest Self-Published eBook Awards. An early designer at Twitter and Pinterest, and currently at Adobe, Ash has also been her own boss over the years, gi ...…
 
David Barclay Moore's middle grade debut The Stars Beneath Our Feet comes out on September 19th from Knopf. Hear how David went from a kid really into comics, to a college experience where he organized a group for creative people, to a writer of books for kids.Episode Mentions: A Wrinkle in Time Wind in the Door Paddington Bear Ivanhoe Mark Twa ...…
 
Dan talks to James about his remarkable new collections of plays, PLAYS ONE, and poetry, NEW LIFE, made even more remarkable by Dan's fight with colon cancer. The afternoon after a clean scan, he and James discuss the illness, young writers, and their shared affinity for not reading reviews. Then, Shuchi Saraswat talks about her excellent essay ...…
 
See Emil's latest at http://www.aaldef.org/blog This podcast on Emil's DACA take, plus clips from the news call of UC President Janet Napolitano on the lawsuit seeking to protect DACA recipients. Also Tom Wong of UCSD talks about his survey of DACA recipients And Luis Quiroz, one DACA recipient hints at how Trump's action has bred a new distrus ...…
 
The Why This College Essay is one of the most important elements of any application that requires it. Tune in for tips on how to craft the best version possible. Paying for college is almost always as important as getting in, and it’s important to do your research on whether or not you can afford it before you even apply. We’ll offer suggestion ...…
 
“I think lots of our celebrities are ‘writerly’ texts. When we read them we rewrite them as well... Bowie died in January of last year but he’s alive because I’m listening to him and rewriting him, recreating him, and in many ways I’m resurrecting him as well every time I put that record on.” David Bowie in Darkness: A Study of 1. Outside and t ...…
 
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