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The College Essay Guy Podcast: A Practical Guide to College Admissions

Practical, up-to-date interviews with experts in college admissions, financial aid, personal statements, test prep and more. Ethan Sawyer (aka College Essay Guy), interviews deans of admission, financial aid experts, and veterans of the admissions field to extract, then distill their advice into practical steps for students and those guiding them through the process. From creating an awesome college list to appealing a financial aid letter, Ethan skips the general advice and gets right to the action items, all in an effort to bring more ease, joy and purpose into the college admissions process.

info_outline 214: Resources for LGBTQ+ Students from Campus Pride 10/07/2019
info_outline 213. Self-Directed Learning (Why You Can Quit HS & Be Okay) 10/02/2019
info_outline 212: Advice for Homeschooling Students 09/23/2019
info_outline 211: Financial Aid Tips for International Students (and Their Counselors) 09/16/2019
info_outline 210: The Being Not-Rich Guide 09/06/2019
info_outline 209: Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream 09/02/2019
info_outline 208: Resources for First-Generation Students (and Their Counselors) 08/26/2019
info_outline 207: 17 Things to Do Before Going to College 05/27/2019
info_outline 206: 30 Ways to Center Equity And Justice Today w/ Marie Bigham 02/11/2019
info_outline 205: That One Time a University Revoked More Than 60 Full Scholarships (And What You Can Do About It) 12/10/2018
info_outline 204: What You Need to Know About Standardized Tests and Mistakes to Avoid 05/10/2018
info_outline 203: 10 Ways Parents Can Support Their Students Through The College Application Process 05/09/2018
info_outline 202: 25 Practical Ways to Reduce Testing Anxiety 04/06/2018
info_outline 201: Test Optional Admissions 101: What, Why, Where, Who? 04/04/2018
info_outline 124: College Interview Tips and Strategies 12/28/2017
info_outline 123: Should You Apply Early Decision or Regular Decision? (And the Chart That Can Help You Decide) 12/04/2017
info_outline 122: Which Schools Are the Most Generous With Financial Aid? (International Version) 12/04/2017
info_outline 121: Which Schools Are the Most Generous With Financial Aid? (US Version) 12/04/2017
info_outline 120: College List Hacking: Better Fit, Less Time, More Fun 12/04/2017
info_outline 119: How to Improve Your Personal Statement in 20 Minutes 12/04/2017
info_outline 118: Who is the College Essay Guy? 12/04/2017
info_outline 117: How to Improve Your ACT Score By 2 Points in 20 Minutes 09/18/2017
info_outline 116: Who is Tutor Ted? (and Resources for Brainstorming a Personal Statement) 06/27/2017
info_outline 115: Quick & Dirty College List Builder & The Myth of Fit 06/26/2017
info_outline 114: Free College Application Tools That Students (and Counselors!) Should Know About 06/12/2017
info_outline 113: Debunking the Myth of the Starving Artist 06/06/2017
info_outline 112: How to Listen (And Why) 05/25/2017
info_outline 111: Using the Secrets of Screenwriting to Write Your College Essay 05/21/2017
info_outline 110: How to Create a Great College List (Part 2) 05/12/2017
info_outline 109: How to Figure Out Which School is Right for You 05/06/2017