The Fighting Irish Give Reverence, Create Relationships, & Build Resilience

April 1, 2020
Hosted by Dr. Cynthia Colón

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Whether you are a Varsity or Junior Varsity Catholic, or even a non-Catholic, I believe you might have heard of the University of Notre Dame. Fall football Saturdays are incomplete without consciously or accidentally finding the Irish in their freshly painted GOLD helmets. Today’s guest, Sean Whittman, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, is what I call a VARSITY Catholic. Born into a military family, Sean is a self proclaimed Army Brat. Neither parent attended College, but he attributes four important life lessons to his parents: Reverence, Relationships, Resourcefulness & Resilience. It was his parents who introduced Sean to college. How Sean discovered, researched, and attended college is a great story in and of itself. But for anyone with as much reverence to his faith as Sean, the Golden Dome with Touchdown Jesus, is the motherland! Whether you are a JV or Varsity Catholic, or simply a fan of Brian Kelly and the Golden Helmets, this show is for you!

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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