Getting In: Your College Admissions Companion

Getting In: Your College Admissions Companion

Latest Episodes

10: Our Seniors Graduate + One Final Round of Expert Advice
June 17, 2016

In this final episode of the podcast series, final words of advice are offered to college-bound students.

9D: The True Value of SAT II and AP Scores + Why Volunteering Matters
June 09, 2016

Are subject-specific SATs necessary?

9C: Tips for Athletes, Summer Essay Writing, and Our Take on Test Prep
June 02, 2016

Host Julie Lythcott-Haims and Parke Muth of the University of Virginia, answer listener questions.

9B: Summer Planning Tips for Juniors
May 26, 2016

What juniors should be doing the summer before their senior year.

9A: When a Head Injury Affects GPA, How Much Do You Share on Your Application?
May 19, 2016

Listener mail about application pressure, teacher recommendations, and a lower GPA after a head injury.

9: Checking In With Our Seniors
May 13, 2016

Our college-bound seniors talk about what they’re most excited about in the year ahead.

8C: Should I take the SAT or the ACT?
May 06, 2016

The podcast breaks down the differences between the SAT and ACT, and how to decode the scores

Ep 8B: Tips for Selecting an Independent College Counselor
April 28, 2016

Listener questions about AP classes, college counselors, and finding the best fit.

8A: Does Moving to a "Better" School District Improve My Child's Admissions Chances?
April 21, 2016

An admissions expert weighs in on how school districts factor into college acceptance

8: Adding Historically Black Colleges to your List
April 14, 2016

Why an HBCU or MSI may be the right fit for you.