Ivy or Intuition? Which Would You Choose?

August 29, 2018
Hosted by Dr. Cynthia Colón

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Find Your Team of Supporters. Being accepted to an Ivy League doesn’t come by chance, it begins with a community of believers who push you to work hard, follow the plan, grow as a leader, and dream big. Find your team and achieve! My question this week is simple: “Are the institutions we covet the perfect choice for everyone?” If you were admitted to an Ivy institution, would you turn it down? What circumstances would make you choose otherwise? This week our guest, Julie Taylor-Vaz shares her journey to college from the Crescent City of New Orleans. Discover how Julie followed the guidance of mentors and family members, found glory in every success, and in the end, listened to her gut in choosing what would become her home for over a decade. Every success story begins with a team of supporters, village of cheerleaders, and community of believers. Hear how this Director of College Counseling found her team that helped her land at her perfect destination: YOUniversity.

Destination: YOUniversity

Destination: YOUniversity

Wednesday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

CALLING ALL STUDENTS, PARENTS, EDUCATORS, AND BELIEVERS!

Success doesn’t come by chance. Success is a decision to take a chance on YOU. Being admitted to the YOUniversity of your choice is a goal, but not a guarantee. Who you surround yourself with is just as important as what you do. Hear from extraordinary people who led ordinary childhoods. Each story tells the tale of finding passion, purpose, and praise from adults.

The secret to a “YES” is becoming your best YOU. Walk away with practical tips and action steps on how to go from good, better, to best and increase your chances of receiving that “YES!” If you are a student, parent of a student, teach students, or are a student of life, this show is for you!

So, what do you say? Let’s do this! Join Dr. Cynthia Colón, LIVE every Wednesday at Noon Pacific Time, 3 PM Eastern Time for Destination: YOUniversity, on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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Dr. Cynthia Colón

Dr. Cynthia Colón

Using over 20 years of experience as an educator, Dr. Cynthia Colón’s book, “Tips, Tales and Truths for Teens,” offers a practical road map for the college admission process. Dr. Colón has been featured on KTLA, ABC, NBC, KCAL, WGN, FOX, and in Latina Style Magazine.

Dr. Colón has worked as both an admission officer at Vassar College in New York and as the director of college counseling at the elite private Marymount High School in Los Angeles. She has read thousands of applications and worked directly with over 600 students who have been admitted to top colleges in the country, including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Brown, Duke, Georgetown, USC, UCLA, Berkeley, Notre Dame and many more.

Dr. Cynthia Colón holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Southern California, a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University and a Doctorate of Education from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Colón is on a mission to help every student, no matter her or his background, pave their way to the college of their choice. Further, she offers parents and educators the tools to support teens along the road to college.

Cynthia’s passion is obvious and her infectious energy can captivate any audience. She loves all things baseball, Trojan football, and enjoys running, reading and red bell peppers.

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