College Students

#059 Career Close-Up: Accounting Doesn’t Have to be Boring

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY Forensic accounting brings some excitement to the career path of accounting. My guest, professor Jim Vogt, shares it is multidisciplinary and is about much more than just accounting. In this episode, we discuss the types of students who might enjoy learning forensic accounting skills as well as the different career paths …

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#058 Navigating the Competitive Landscape of Computer Science Admissions

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY Computer science is currently one of the hottest college majors. The job opportunities are plentiful and promise a great return on your investment in your child’s college education. But demand has made CS programs competitive. Is it the right program for your child? And if so, what can your teen do …

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#055 Scholarships: Where to Find & How to Win Them

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY Regardless of your family’s financial situation, the thought of paying more than necessary for college is a less-than-desirable prospect. With a variety of scholarships available to students, families of all income levels are wise to take advantage of any opportunities they can. It may feel like the odds are stacked against …

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#052 Demonstrated Interest: How It Can Help Guide Your College Search

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY In this episode, Sylvia Borgo and I discuss how a student’s demonstrated interest in a college can create an admission advantage for your teen and how you can determine which colleges don’t care about demonstrated interest. Sylvia also shares how she advises high school students to consider the value demonstrating interest …

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#051 Navigating the College Bound Journey: Tips for On-Time Completion

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY We’re halfway through the academic year! That means some college-bound students and their families may feel like they’ve fallen a bit behind with their college prep. However, others might be diligently sticking to a tight timeline. Which one are you? Regardless of where you are in the process, maintaining the right …

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#048 Best of 2022: Building Motivation & Stress Tolerance for Happy Teens with Ned Johnson

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY As parents, what we want the most is for our kids to lead happy lives. However, even though our hearts are in the right place, we sometimes struggle to say the right thing to help our children in moments of stress and crisis. This is especially true when it comes to …

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#47 The Neurodivergent College-Bound Journey

Show Notes EPISODE SUMMARY What does the college-bound journey look like for neurodiverse students who have ADHD, Autism spectrum disorder, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, and other learning disabilities? What should parents of high school students with learning differences keep in mind as they navigate the road toward college and career? My guest in this episode is Eric …

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