In today’s episode, I rip through answers to 20 of the most common questions I’ve received during my 1-on-1 Office Hour sessions with PrepWellers and their parents. I’m hoping that answers to these common questions will help even more people.
Here is what I discuss in this episode:
0:01:30 Will I be able to take an SAT this fall?
0:02:30 Does Test-Optional mean skip the SAT?
0:03:30 How will colleges treat my grades this year?
0:04:30 My summer plans were canceled. Now what?
0:05:09 What impact will COVID have on financial aid?
0:06:06 What if our financial status has changed?
0:07:10 How do I stand out while confined at home?
0:07:51 Will more deferrals increase competition next year?
0:09:00 How do I get recruited during the shutdown?
0:09:55 Our finances are a mess. Should I re-think college?
0:11:00 I’m a freshman. Should I be worried?
0:11:58 Should I take the May or June APs?
0:12:25 Should I bother with SAT Subject Tests?
0:13:37 How will I be assessed without an SAT and a questionable GPA?
0:14:25 Easier or harder to get into test-optional college?
0:15:20 Long-term consequences for higher education
0:16:15 Should I consider community colleges now?
0:16:44 Will colleges be back in session in September?
0:17:36 How will new SAT dates affect Class of 2022?
0:19:22 Should I write my college essay about COVID?
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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.
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.