The College Gates Are Open: Find Your Room At Lawrence University

March 25, 2020
Hosted by Dr. Cynthia Colón

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By the time your child is a high school senior you’ve likely been on literally 100s of family outings, road trips, and vacations together. With each one comes life lessons. First, you support him on the playground and teach him how to climb and swing across those monkey bars.You teach her how to kick the soccer ball and share in victory and defeat. The lessons about history come with a trip to Washington DC to Lincoln Memorial and nature lessons come with a visit to Mount Rushmore or the Grand Canyon. It is quite possible that the college admission process is designed to bring families together, in many ways, for the last time, for the final life lessons. As a parent, your first instinct is the safety and security of your child. And perhaps above all, what you desire most on any road trip is their happiness. Our guest today shares how the college selection process is much the same; finding a safe HOME,a secure ROOM, and a COLLEGE that makes your teen happy.

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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