If you are overwhelmed with the college-bound journey, confused by how much things have changed, or frustrated by having more questions than answers, then College and Career Clarity is the compass you need, when you need it most. Weekly episodes with Lisa Marker-Robbins and her guests provide families with strategic guidance to resource your student to make informed choices that align with their passions, purpose, and potential future. You’ll be informed to be able to have intentional & productive family conversations grounded in guidance and broken into actionable steps to move from overwhelmed and confused to motivated, clear, and confident about your teen’s future.

21 May 2024
#123 College Institutional Priorities: Understanding Who Gets In with Aly Beaumont

In this episode, Lisa and Aly discuss: Common institutional priorities of colleges that drive admissions decisions for your teen.  Factors colleges consider beyond GPAs, test scores, extracurricular activities, and more (all outside of your student’s control). Why where to apply and when to apply affect if your teen gets admitted.  What impacted majors are and…

09 Jan 2024
#104 Navigating College Paths for Music and Performing Arts Majors with Dr. Christine Gangelhoff

In this episode, Lisa and Christine discuss: When your student…

02 Jan 2024
#103 Advice on the FAFSA Delay for College-Bound Families with Beth Walker

In this episode, Lisa and Beth discuss: The changes to…

26 Dec 2023
#102 Classic Rewind: College Admission by Major with Andy Borst

EPISODE SUMMARY At many schools, like the University of Illinois…

19 Dec 2023
#101 Classic Rewind: Everything You Think You Know About College Essays Is Wrong with Susan Knoppow

In this episode Lisa and Susan discuss: What admissions officers…

05 Dec 2023
#099 Navigating College with Physical Disabilities and Health Conditions with Annie Tulkin

In this episode, Lisa and Annie discuss: The Disability Tax…