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 […]
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The College Checklist Podcast is the podcast dedicated to guiding you through the complex world of college admissions. Host Lauren Gaggioli interviews experts from all areas of college admissions, college search, financial aid, scholarships, test prep and more to empower you to take control of your family's college admissions process.
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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 […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I’m bringing back one of my favorites. While the holiday hustle is in full swing, I’m taking this month to prep for an awesome 2016. So, to get things rolling, I’ll be featuring a few of my favorite episodes of the podcast over the next few weeks. […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I interview Gail Vawter, the mother of Michael Vawter, the inventor we met in Episode 65. Being the Mother of students who participate in high level science competitions gives Gail an interesting perspective. We discuss how she encouraged and supported them through their success. In fact, both […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, Kathryn Flynn, Content Director at SavingForCollege.com explains how 529 plans work and many of the advantages of using this method for families saving for college. Listen Now: Saving for College with 529 Plans Subscribe to the College Checklist Podcast About Kathryn Flynn Kathryn Flynn is a Financial […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, Inventor Michael Vawter explains how he turned his passion for robotics into college scholarship dollars. Michael was inducted in to the Young Inventors Hall of Fame in 2009. He also lead his team to consecutive wins in the FIRST Lego League robotics world championship, competing against teams […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I talk with Brad Baldridge on the steps families must take to apply for needs based financial assistance for college. Brad, founder of Baldridge College Solutions, uses his background in financial planning to help families plan, save, and take the stress out of paying for college. Listen […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I get angry with ACT. You won’t want to miss this special, very different episode. If this is your first episode, know that we’ll be back to our regular content next week. I really felt the need to share my feelings with you this week on the […]