Interested Students Become Interesting College Applicants.

October 24, 2018
Hosted by Dr. Cynthia Colón

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What is the RIGHT answer? What is the formula to solve this problem? What do I need to study, do, or repeat to earn a perfect grade, score, time, goal? In many ways school teaches us there is a right and wrong, and as long as we can figure out the “right” way, we will be rewarded. It is no wonder college applicants everywhere are in search of the magic answer, the perfect formula, or the exact path to find that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Canh Oxelson, Admission Counselor and leader for over 20 years, believes that students want to believe the admission process is “Fair.” If it is not fair, it must be the opposite, which is, biased. While admission officers may not refer to their work as “fair,” they might use words such as, compassionate, candid, honest, principled, and equitable. So, what is the right answer? The best advice Canh Oxelson offers is this, “Be Interesting.” Join us and learn more on Destination: YOUniversity!

Destination: YOUniversity

Destination: YOUniversity

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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 for Destination: YOUniversity, on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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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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