384: We’re Back! The Co-Hosts Catch Up About Summer Adventures & Fall Plans

30 Aug

Megan and Gretchen catch up, sharing stories about their epic adventures this summer. They also look ahead to what exciting things are coming for the fall. In this episode find out about: Gretchen’s big road trip in her camper van, … Read More »

383: Case Study – How One College Student Goes From F’s to A’s in Physics

23 Aug

How does a student recover from “hitting bottom”, and failing a class and tests multiple times? In this final Summer Case Study, Gretchen shares a success story from a college student she worked with last semester. Tune to in to … Read More »

382: Case Study – How Two Students Got Smart About Extracurriculars

16 Aug

Many students believe that they’re supposed to “check off” as many impressive extracurriculars as possible, if they want to get into a good college. But actually, there are some smarter (and more fun) ways to think about your extracurriculars. Megan … Read More »

381: Case Study – AP Study Skills Class a Game Changer for Underprepared Students

9 Aug

Many students come into Advanced Placement classes with skill deficits when it comes to learning. How can schools help bridge this “preparation gap”? Gretchen shares a real-life story about an AP teacher who did just that for her 97% economically … Read More »

380: When the College You Chose Ends Up Being a Bad Fit

2 Aug

Sometimes a family can overlook a key characteristic in a college that makes it an extraordinarily bad fit for a student. In this shorter summer episode, Megan tells a story about a student who ended up choosing the exact wrong … Read More »