Encore What's YOUR 'COOLNESS' FACTOR Essay

July 8, 2020
Hosted by Dr. Cynthia Colón

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What’s YOUR “COOLNESS” FACTOR Essay Episode Description Today’s episode is part 3 of a 5-part mini series on the College Admission Essays. I am reviewing the “What Is My “Coolness” Factor?” essay. Here is a glimpse into the famous “Taco Bell College Admission Essay.” Today I will be facing my biggest challenge: the Taco Bell menu. A place that can be compared only to Frankenstein’s laboratory for its reputation for the strangest menu in all of the fast food kingdom. “You want to get that,” my dad responded with a smile and a familiar rustle of my hair as I made my demand: “Two Doritos locos tacos and an enchirito.” THIS ESSAY MIGHT BE ONE OF MY FAVORITE OVER THE LAST 20 YEARS. This essay is not just about fast food. It’s about so much more than that. I will break this down and share why it works. For this series, please download the 10 FREE sample essays I offer on my website: www.drcynthiacolon.com. LABELED: STOP PROCRASTINATING Episode #34

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Dr. Cynthia Colón

Dr. Cynthia Colón

Using over 20 years experience, her book, Tips, Tales, & Truths for Teens, offers a practical road map for the college admission process. As the leading and trusted college admission expert, Dr. Cynthia Colón has been featured on KTLA, ABC, NBC, FOX 5, KCAL, WGN, WKRC, and in Latina Style.

Dr. Colón worked as an admission officer at Vassar College in New York and as a college counselor at an elite private school in Los Angeles. She has read thousands of applications and worked with over 800 students who have been admitted to top colleges – including Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Northwestern, USC, UCLA, UVA, and many more.

Dr. Colón is on a mission to help students, no matter their background, pave their way to the college of their choice. She serves as the perfect blend of Coach and Cheerleader!

Dr. Colón holds a BA from the Annenberg School of Communication at the USC, a MA in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Doctorate of Education from UCLA.

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Episode Directory

July 2020

  • 7/15/2020: Encore ESSAY Type #4: YOUR Academic or Future Connection Essay Listen Now
  • 7/8/2020: Encore What's YOUR 'COOLNESS' FACTOR Essay Listen Now
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