Season 2, Episode 7: Study Habits

Study Habits are learned traits and skills that not everyone is born with. In fact, it is commonly known that 90% of bad grades in high school are due to poor study habits.  How you approach studying matters. Where you study matters. In this episode, we delve into various tips and tricks to improve your Study... Continue Reading →

Season 2, Episode 6: Accelerated Programs

Accelerated programs are a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree programs that are structured to be completed in a shorter time frame. Some programs can be completed in as little as 12 months, and others may take 6 to 7 years in comparison to the normal 8-year track.  In this podcast, we cover the following questions:... Continue Reading →

Season 2, Episode 5: Athletic Recruitment

In this episode, our counselors delve into athletic recruitment and what students should do to prepare. The key players for athletic recruitment are: the student athlete, parents, counselors and coaches. A few general things that student athletes should do first before considering athletic recruitment are: Find your academic fit: Talk to counselor/college counselor (always first... Continue Reading →

The UC Application was created for California residents specifically, to help close the achievement gap specifically for lower income applicants. Here are some basic information about the UC Application: Requirements: All UC campuses have the same minimum requirements for freshmen to ensure that all students are prepared to be academically successful at the University. Selection:... Continue Reading →

Why is summer important? Summer is important because it is 2-3 months of your life where you can do something outside of academics and experience things beyond what you learn inside the classroom. Colleges will want to see how you explore and expand on your passions and interests beyond school. To learn how you spend your free time. ... Continue Reading →

What are standardized tests? Why do we need them? Join us on Episode 2 to get answers to the following questions: Why do Standardized Tests Matter? What type of tests are there and what are required? When should I take them? How many time is too many times? Do I really need a perfect score?  What... Continue Reading →

In this episode, we will be delving into the GPA and answering questions like: - What is GPA and why does it matter? - How is GPA evaluated/reported? - Which GPA matters (academic, 10-12, weighted/unweighted) - Choosing the right classes - Regular, Honors, AP, IB. - Out-of-high-school transcripts and supplemental GPAs - What are the... Continue Reading →

A roundtable discussion with 5 educational professionals specializing in various disciplines. You'll be listening to the diverse perspectives of our speakers from Maryland to California who will delve into educational topics such as: - How to navigate high school? - The importance of GPA - College applications - AND MORE! On this introductory episode, you'll... Continue Reading →

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