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 […]
The College Checklist Podcast
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 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 […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I interview Kat Clowes, author of a recent book titled “Put College to Work: How to Use College to the Fullest and Find a Job You Will Love Before You Graduate” Kat provides a practical guide on how to prepare to take the next step after you […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, Dr. Ryan Gray joins me to discuss what undergraduate students who think they would like to pursue medicine should consider at every step of their educational journey. We cover everything from which undergraduate degree students should pursue to the ins and outs of the complex application process for medical school. […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I had the pleasure of interviewing my husband Mike. Mike was a high school baseball player that was recruited by several colleges. With an excellent GPA and SAT score, Mike was recruited by several highly-rated academic colleges. He chose to attend and pitch for Georgetown University. In today’s […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, Cailean Bailey of the ESM Group joins me to talk about college recruiting for students who are looking to play sports in college. Cailean is an independent counselor who specializes in the NCAA student-athlete recruitment process. He has extensive experience as a student-athlete and as a recruiting […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I discuss the pros and cons of taking online courses in college with Dr. Tawna Schmidt, founder of College and Career Matters Academy. Tawna helps us see the many benefits and some of the drawbacks of studying via online courses in college – some of which are hidden from […]
In today’s episode of The College Checklist Podcast, we learn how students can leverage LinkedIn from Nile Nickel, CEO of LinkedIn Focus. Nile provides helpful, actionable information on how to use LinkedIn to help our college-bound students network and showcase their academic efforts to ease the college application process. Nile also explains how important networking is for college admissions […]
I’ve got to be honest, I loved summer reading when I was younger. I can still remember the excitement of being handed one piece of paper to wrap up the school year – my summer reading list. After a whole year of slogging through books as quickly as I could to churn out an essay at […]