Radio Episodes
6/23/2022 lgbtq-college-search-listener-qanda

LGBTQ+ College Search; Listener Q&A

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
The college search process can be daunting for all students, but LGTBQ+ students may find it particularly challenging as they search for spaces where they will feel comfortable and safe. Listen Now

5/26/2022 cutting-back-to-improve-teen-mental-health-listener-qanda

Cutting Back to Improve Teen Mental Health; Listener Q&A

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
Students these days are frequently involved in as many activities outside of the classroom as classes they’re taking inside it. A social worker and teen parent joins today’s show to discuss how cutting back can help improve mental health. Listen Now

1/6/2022 summer-programs-listener-qanda

Summer Programs; Listener Q&A

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
Is it too early to start thinking about the summer? Of course not! Early winter is the perfect time to think about what you want to do and where you want to do it—we have tips for getting started. Listen Now

3/18/2021 preparing-for-the-college-essay-listener-qanda

Preparing for the College Essay; Listener Q&A

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
For colleges that require it, the college essay can be a key component of a successful application. In no surprise to anyone, writing is hard! We have ideas on how to work on your writing skills in preparation for writing your strongest essay. Listen Now

1/14/2021 admissions-bloopers-listener-qanda

Admissions Bloopers; Listener Q&A

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
We talk a lot about what to do as part of your college admissions process. This week, we have some cautionary tales of mistakes some have made in the hopes that you can avoid making similar bloopers. Listen Now

7/23/2020 pre-med-activities-listener-qanda

Pre-Med Activities; Listener Q&A

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
Many students enter their undergraduate years with their sights set on medicine. We have suggestions for pre-med activities that can positively impact med school applications. Listen Now

10/18/2018 early-decision-trends-fast-applications-listener-questions

Early Decision Trends; Fast Applications; Listener Questions

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
Binding Early Decision, ED for short, isn’t for everyone. But it’s important to understand the trends in how colleges are using these programs and what that can mean for your chances at an institution that presents it as an option. Listen Now

2/22/2018 how-important-is-your-major-to-your-career-listener-questions

How Important Is Your Major to Your Career?; Listener Questions

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
If you assume that all future doctors should major in biology, future PR practioners should major in communications, and future business leaders should major in business, you don’t want to miss this week’s segment exploring the connection between major and career. Listen Now

3/24/2016 asking-for-more-money-part-2-scholarship-negotiations

Asking for More Money, Part 2: Scholarship Negotiations

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
You might think a scholarship offer is firm and final—either you get it, or you don’t, and the amount is fixed. In reality, colleges often have leeway in not only who they offer money to, but how much money they offer. Listen Now

10/22/2015 performing-and-visual-arts-program-admissions

Performing and Visual Arts Program Admissions

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation
How much does the audition matter? Do grades even count? What role does the portfolio play? If you are wondering exactly how admissions works at performing and visual arts programs, College Coach expert Kyra Tyler is here to share her insight gained from years assisting students going through the process and her own experience as a flute performance major. Listen Now