Political vibes on college campuses – find your fit

Happy Voting day everyone! Maybe you’re a college freshman and voting for the first time or maybe you’re in high school and you’ve volunteered at your local office. Maybe you’re a writer, advocate and investigative journalist on your campus. And maybe you’re still figuring it out, which is also okay. Regardless of your stance it’sContinue reading “Political vibes on college campuses – find your fit”

Hult International Business School

Next stop on the Massachusetts college tour, Hult International Business School, a global business school with campuses spreading world-wide educating their diverse student body in the world of business. I had the pleasure of having lunch with Dean Mo Willans as he began his role as Dean at the Boston campus in Cambridge and aContinue reading “Hult International Business School”

Brandeis University

Located 30 minutes outside of Boston in Waltham, Massachusetts, sits Brandeis University, housing just over 3,600 undergraduate students from 54 different countries. Boasting a fairly decent international population, you’ll find new experiences interacting with your classmates fairly easily! The university itself is fairly big and on a sunny October day, I was able to seeContinue reading “Brandeis University”

How to minimize the extras and get the best chance of admission

Usernames, passwords, application portals, emails, admission “insights” from your neighbor, a family member, friends, the “I heard if you do this…” and “colleges really want to see…” to-do lists, essays, deadlines, the decision to apply early or not, the decision to apply early decision or not, isn’t there a thing called a FAFSA? Thinking ofContinue reading “How to minimize the extras and get the best chance of admission”

What I’m Doing to Manage Overload…And Why It Works

The beginning of August marked the first week back to school for me. Full school days in addition to teaching weekend college courses, maintaining my health (running/workout routines/meal prepping) and developing side projects which include non-profit work, blogging, posting and oh…ya I think I also have my friends, family and a handful of weddings thisContinue reading “What I’m Doing to Manage Overload…And Why It Works”

How to Research Colleges and Begin to Build Your College List

Thinking about WHERE to apply to college can seem like a pretty daunting idea. Maybe you’re familiar with a few schools, maybe you have a set idea of THE ONE, or maybe you just have no idea and are pretending the whole thing will work itself out…right? Right. Let’s explore colleges and build your collegeContinue reading “How to Research Colleges and Begin to Build Your College List”

Woodbury University

A hidden gem nestled in Burbank right off the 5 freeway is Woodbury University. A small, 1100 student private, non-profit fully accredited university holds some hefty programs. Broken up into four schools, Woodbury University houses the College of Liberal Arts, the School of Architecture, School of Media, Culture and Design and the School of Business.Continue reading “Woodbury University”

Managing Stress of College Admissions

In the college admissions process, students are often left feeling overwhelmed. How can you navigate through the process in a mindful and meaningful way? You can feel empowered, organized and in control of a process that can seem out of your control through exercises and tools. Remain to your values while staying motivated and encouragedContinue reading “Managing Stress of College Admissions”

PSAT Scores: All the information you’ll ever need

PSAT scores will be available on CollegeBoard starting the week of December 11th. If you’re a Junior, I am sure you just tensed up a little bit. Take a breath. The best way to navigate the college admission process is to arm yourself with information…the correct information and necessary information. This process can be aContinue reading “PSAT Scores: All the information you’ll ever need”