414: New Ideas for Putting Together Your College List (Beyond the Standard Advice)

28 Mar

You’ve probably heard you should balance your college list with sure thing, competitive, and reach schools. Throw in financial safety and maybe some scholarship options. This is all good advice. But it feels a little dry. Are there some ideas … Read More »

413: Colleges are Marketing to You

21 Mar

If you have a high school junior or senior, you’ve probably seen the college admissions marketing machine in action. Colleges are spending about $1 million dollars each year to attract new students and there are some things you need to … Read More »

412: Help Teens Transition to College with These Surprising Experiences

14 Mar

Preparing for college is not just about academics! Megan and Gretchen discuss a host of easy-to-create, growth-filled experiences that help students gain the skills necessary for independent living on a college campus. For example: social skills and how to meet … Read More »

411: How To Handle March’s Sudden Student (and Educator) Slump

7 Mar

The excitement of the new year has worn off. Summer is still too far away and many students fall into a March slump. Gretchen walks us through strategies to stay focused during this challenging part of the school year. Listen … Read More »