Behind The Scenes Part 3: Increase Your Chances. Avoid Wait List.

August 14, 2019
Hosted by Dr. Cynthia Colón

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Episode Description

Ever wonder what Wait - List students look like? Who are they? How could they get so close to an admit, but yet - not get admitted. This week I offer the stories of two applicants who were wait-listed: Candidate #1: Colette had all the numbers, high grade point average, top ranked in her class, high SAT scores, and an 800 on the writing portion of the exam. By senior year Colette was Editor in Chief of the school newspaper and of the Literary Magazine. When she was not working on her novel, you could find her behind the stage. Candidate #2: William’s summers were spent in the city with a coveted internship with Citicorp and CBS and wrote about his experiences in his essays. He played lacrosse and listed economics as his chosen major. William’s father attended Brown and worked as a senior partner at McKinsey & Company. One of these students was admitted. One was not. Be sure to snag the free download that pairs with this mini-series www.drcynthiacolon.com/25 Episode 25

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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