PrepWell Podcast


Ep. 123 | How Did "She" Get In?

How does a less qualified girl get accepted into a college over a more qualified girl?

Show Notes:

Have you ever had a teacher refuse to bump your 89.5% average from a B to an A at the end of a semester? If you've experienced this common frustration, this episode will arm you with the tools and mindset to make sure it never happens again.

0:01:30 Justified rage? 

0:02:28 Just the facts 

0:03:00 Grades 

0:03:56 SAT scores 

0:05:00 Extracurriculars 

0:06:23 Was justice served? 

0:06:55 Demographics 

0:07:55 Timing 

0:09:20 Personal statement 

0:09:30 Supplementals 

0:10:45 Grammar, typos 

0:11:45 Major preference 

0:12:25 Angles 

0:13:15 Letters of rec 

0:13:45 Demonstrated interest 

0:14:50 High school 

0:15:30 Financial issues 

0:16:20 Institutional needs 

0:17:20 Luck 

0:18:50 Bottom line 

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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 (2X), etc. Inside PrepWell Academy, Black teaches students everything they need to know about the college admissions process in a series of expertly-timed, 3-5-minute, weekly training videos starting in 9th grade and continuing through 12th grade [Note: this program can only be joined in 9th or 10th grade]. My specialties include military service academies, ROTC scholarships, Ivy League, and student-athletes.

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