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Ep. 35 | 5 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid in College Admissions

No matter where you are in the college admissions process, don’t make these 5 mistakes. Of course, the earlier you figure this out - the better. Some of these mistakes are irreversible.

Show Notes:

In today’s episode, I present the 5 biggest mistakes parents and students should avoid during the college admissions process. Not surprisingly, many of these mistakes are made early in the process. Tune-in to inoculate yourself from these missteps. 

Here is what I discuss in this episode:

0:01:50 #5 Believing that sports will carry the day
0:05:30 #4 Misunderstanding how financial aid works 
0:14:45 #3 Ignoring Summers 
0:18:47 #2 De-prioritizing the SAT and ACT 
0:23:40 #1 Starting too late

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Podcast Host: PrepWell Academy's Founder, Phil Black, has spent a lifetime cracking the code on the world's most competitive programs: Yale University, Harvard Business School, Navy SEALs, Goldman Sachs, Entrepreneurship, Shark Tank, etc.

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