In this episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I had the pleasure of welcoming Jay Benanav back on the show. This time we discuss the financial aid appeal process. Appealing financial aid something that not many families know they can do. However, it can be as simple as writing a financial aid appeal letter and […]
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Your host, Lauren Gaggioli, interviews experts about college admissions, financial aid, scholarships, SAT & ACT prep, career success, and more to empower you to take control of your family's college admissions process.
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In this episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I had the pleasure of interviewing Shirag Shemmassian regarding under what circumstances a college rejection letter can be successfully appealed and how to do it. Shirag also provides information on some of the reasons students are not accepted as well as the reasons why a student should not appeal […]
In this episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with my friend, math tutor Adrianne Meldrum from The Tutor Coach. The internet is being leveraged more and more in classrooms across the world. Adrianne shares with us some of the benefits of online courses and online tutoring from her unique […]
2016 is a year of change in the college admissions world. The new SAT has debuted and the FAFSA is changing in the fall! If you’re unfamiliar with the FAFSA, it is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid – a very important part of the financial aid process for all students. In this episode of The College Checklist […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I had the opportunity to chat with fellow podcasters Jody Hoff and Ellen Chan and discuss what they’ve learned from their guests while they co-produced the incredibly successful podcast – Does College Matter? As you may have guessed, the short answer to the question is Yes, a college degree does […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, scholarship expert and author Monica Matthews joins us to share 12 tips that families with students of all ages can employ to prepare to win college scholarships. These tips are practical ideas that families can do together that can ultimately help them become more competitive when financial aid and private […]
While we’ve touched on the subject of the new SAT before here on the College Checklist Podcast, the fact of the matter remains that I am still receiving questions from parents of juniors about the best way to prepare for the new exam. This new test is a bad bet for this year’s juniors. Frankly, our […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I bring back another episode from the early days of the podcast. Because the college admissions is a year round process, I thought it was important to bring back around the importance that networking has on college admissions. Learn from Dr. Wolosoff on the importance that networking […]
Welcome back to another encore episode of The College Checklist Podcast! This is the third in a series where we’re recapping some of our best episodes. Today, we’re taking it way back to Episode 20 with Jodi Okun discussing that ever perplexing topic of Financial Aid. It’s that time of year again, which is what […]
It’s time for another encore episode of The College Checklist Podcast. I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are starting off the New Year strong! I am looking forward to a great 2016 with you. Today, we’re bringing you back to Episode 34 where Jessica Velasco discusses how to have a great college […]