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The College Admissions Toolbox Podcast: College Applications, Essays, Scholarships, Test Prep, and More…

Stressed about applying to college? Looking for that *something* to provide an edge when test scores and GPA aren't enough to set your child apart? College admission counselor Steve Schwartz (Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com) shares insights on everything college admissions – college essays, scholarships, test prep, and more. This show is for you if you’re looking to craft college applications that will showcase your child's strengths and maximize chances of admission. Please (1) subscribe, (2) rate + review, (3) email me your questions.
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Dec 28, 2015

Robert Kohen is the owner of Kohen Educational Services, a test prep firm that provides personalized SAT and ACT tutoring to students in New York City and online. He also publishes The SAT/ACT Blog, a popular online source for SAT and ACT lessons, strategies and advice. Robert holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University and earned his B.A., summa cum laude, from Columbia University.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/38

Dec 21, 2015

Abdisamad Adan grew up in Hargeisa, the capital city of Somaliland (an autonomous region of Somalia). He just began his first year at Harvard University. In this episode, he shares what it was like to apply from Somaliland.

He went to a public primary school in Hargeisa and later attended Abaarso School of Science and Technology for secondary education.

While a junior at Abaarso School, he received a scholarship from ASSIST, an organization that gives international students one year opportunity to attend an independent college preparatory high school in the US. Abdisamad completed his high school education at the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

This past year, he worked as the Executive Assistant of Abaarso School of Science and Technology while applying to colleges.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/37

Dec 14, 2015

Kim Lifton is president and co-founder of Wow Writing Workshop. A graduate of Michigan State University’s School of Journalism, Kim is a former daily news reporter and communications consultant. Kim speaks regularly to students, parents and educational professionals throughout the U.S.

In October, she moderated a panel discussion on the college essay (featuring the directors of admissions from Cornell and UC-Berkeley) at the National Association for College Admissions Counseling’s annual meeting in San Diego.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/36

Dec 7, 2015

Roger Dooley co-founded College Confidential, the leading college-bound website. (The site features popular college admissions forums on topics such as "what are my admissions chances", financial aid, standardized testing, and school life.)

Roger is also the author of Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing, and writes the popular blog Neuromarketing as well as Brainy Marketing at Forbes.com. He’s been a serial entrepreneur since he left a senior strategy position at a Fortune 1000 company to enter a then-nascent home computer market.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/35

Dec 7, 2015

Roger Dooley co-founded College Confidential, the leading college-bound website. (The site features popular college admissions forums on topics such as "what are my admissions chances", financial aid, standardized testing, and school life.)

Roger is also the author of Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing, and writes the popular blog Neuromarketing as well as Brainy Marketing at Forbes.com. He’s been a serial entrepreneur since he left a senior strategy position at a Fortune 1000 company to enter a then-nascent home computer market.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/35

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