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 →

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 →

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 →

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