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Stressed about applying to law school? Looking for that *something* to provide an edge when your LSAT scores and GPA aren't enough to set you apart? Steve Schwartz (LSATUnplugged@gmail.com) shares insights on everything law school admissions – personal statements, diversity statements, LSAT prep, recommendation letters, and more.This show is for you if you’re looking to craft law school applications that will showcase your strengths and maximize chances of law school admission.Please (1) subscribe, (2) rate + review, (3) email me your questions.

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Stressed about applying to law school? Looking for that *something* to provide an edge when your LSAT scores and GPA aren't enough to set you apart? Steve Schwartz (LSATUnplugged@gmail.com) shares insights on everything law school admissions – personal statements, diversity statements, LSAT prep, recommendation letters, and more.This show is for you if you’re looking to craft law school applications that will showcase your strengths and maximize chances of law school admission.Please (1) subscribe, (2) rate + review, (3) email me your questions.

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Fantastic information

By UnAired! - Jun 11 2016
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I wish this podcast existed when I was applying for college

very helpful

By MisterJuanMiguel - May 02 2016
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He gets great guests and provides guidance to a difficult & stressful process

iTunes Ratings

98 Ratings
Average Ratings
81
14
3
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0

Fantastic information

By UnAired! - Jun 11 2016
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I wish this podcast existed when I was applying for college

very helpful

By MisterJuanMiguel - May 02 2016
Read more
He gets great guests and provides guidance to a difficult & stressful process
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Law School Admissions Unplugged Podcast: Personal Statements, Application Essays, Scholarships, LSAT Prep, and More…

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Stressed about applying to law school? Looking for that *something* to provide an edge when your LSAT scores and GPA aren't enough to set you apart? Steve Schwartz (LSATUnplugged@gmail.com) shares insights on everything law school admissions – personal statements, diversity statements, LSAT prep, recommendation letters, and more.This show is for you if you’re looking to craft law school applications that will showcase your strengths and maximize chances of law school admission.Please (1) subscribe, (2) rate + review, (3) email me your questions.

Rank #1: 43: How to Stand Out in Your College Essays with Janine Robinson

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Janine Robinson is a freelance writer, editor and teacher from Laguna Beach, California, who coaches college-bound students on their college application essays. Over the past couple decades, she has worked as a staff reporter for top newspapers, including The Miami Herald and The Orange County Register. She also was the editor of several monthly lifestyle magazines in Orange County, California; freelanced for the Los Angeles Times and other major media outlets; and worked for Internet-based education and news sites, including Entrepreneur Media. She also is a credentialed high school English teacher.

Janine shares advice and tips on how to write personal narratives on her popular blog, Essay Hell, where she helps students learn to craft stand-out application essays for college or scholarship applications. She has written four popular essay writing guides, conducts workshops and webinars, and tutors students from around the world.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/43

Feb 01 2016

33mins

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Rank #2: 36: How to Write College Essays That Stand Out with Kim Lifton

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Kim Lifton is president and co-founder of Wow Writing Workshop. A graduate of Michigan State University’s School of Journalism, Kim is a former daily news reporter and communications consultant. Kim speaks regularly to students, parents and educational professionals throughout the U.S.

In October, she moderated a panel discussion on the college essay (featuring the directors of admissions from Cornell and UC-Berkeley) at the National Association for College Admissions Counseling’s annual meeting in San Diego.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/36

Dec 14 2015

39mins

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Rank #3: 22: How to Market Yourself and Stand Out from the Crowd with Lydia Fayal

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Lydia Fayal is the CEO of AdmitSee.com, which she co-founded in 2013 with grad school classmate Stephanie Shyu at the University of Pennsylvania. Lydia was inspired to create AdmitSee from her work as a college consultant and test prep tutor - she began working with clients in 2003 while attending Johns Hopkins University. Lydia grew up in Stonington, CT and is an avid sailor. She now splits her time between San Francisco and New York City.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/22

Sep 07 2015

22mins

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Rank #4: 80: How to Get College Scholarship Money

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Aug 05 2019

4mins

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Rank #5: 44: How to Avoid College Essay Hell with Janine Robinson (Part 2)

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Janine Robinson is a freelance writer, editor and teacher from Laguna Beach, California, who coaches college-bound students on their college application essays. Over the past couple decades, she has worked as a staff reporter for top newspapers, including The Miami Herald and The Orange County Register. She also was the editor of several monthly lifestyle magazines in Orange County, California; freelanced for the Los Angeles Times and other major media outlets; and worked for Internet-based education and news sites, including Entrepreneur Media. She also is a credentialed high school English teacher.

Janine shares advice and tips on how to write personal narratives on her popular blog, Essay Hell, where she helps students learn to craft stand-out application essays for college or scholarship applications. She has written four popular essay writing guides, conducts workshops and webinars, and tutors students from around the world.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/44

Feb 08 2016

31mins

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Rank #6: 20: How to Find Your Unique Angle for College Admissions Success with Lisa Bleich

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Lisa Bleich is founder and president of College Bound Mentor, LLC and the author of Surviving the College Application Process: Case Studies To Help You Find Your Unique Angle For Success. She mentors students from all over the world on the college application process, helping them uncover their strengths and develop a personal plan for success.

Lisa holds a BA in European cultural studies and French from Brandeis University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and three daughters. Two of them have successfully survived the college application process!

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/20

Aug 31 2015

25mins

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Rank #7: 93: How Guidance Counselors Can Hurt (and Help) Your Child's Chances

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Nov 04 2019

3mins

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Rank #8: Bonus: College Admissions Toolbox - with Mark and Anna

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This is a special episode of College Admissions Toolbox in collaboration with the College Admissions with Mark and Anna podcast where we discuss the recent college admissions scandal, extracurriculars, and more.

Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

May 01 2019

46mins

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Rank #9: 68: How to Get a Secret Advocate for Your Child's College Application

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

May 13 2019

3mins

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Rank #10: How To Answer the “Why OUR College?” Essay - CE10

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In this bonus episode, I share all the details on answering the "Why OUR College?" essay!

Check out http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/Essays to sign up for a premium college essay course that includes access to exclusive resources and a private community that will help you write the best college essays possible.

Oct 15 2015

4mins

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Rank #11: 28: How to Make the Most of Your Extracurricular Activities with Sri Subramanian

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Sri Subramanian is the daughter of a college dean and has spent over 30 years on college campuses. As a professional, she lives at the intersection of people, business and technology. She has led successful teams and built market leading products that are used by over 10,000,000 people every day. Sri is also the mother of school-age children.

With Volv, she hopes to give young students the tools that a make for a successful college application -- those same tools that will also be the cornerstone of a successful career.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/28

Oct 19 2015

25mins

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Rank #12: 59: Creating Your Child's College Application List

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you. Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Mar 11 2019

4mins

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Rank #13: Bonus: Your College Admissions Bound Toolbox

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This is a special episode of the College Admissions Toolbox podcast in collaboration with the Your College Bound Kid podcast where we discuss extracurriculars, the recent college admissions scandal, and more.

Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Jul 03 2019

50mins

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Rank #14: Bonus: College Admissions Toolbox + Personal Statement Guru

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This is a special episode of College Admissions Toolbox in collaboration with Statement Guru podcast where we compare and contrast undergraduate college admissions essays and graduate school personal statements, the recent college admissions scandal, and more.

Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Jun 05 2019

38mins

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Rank #15: 94: College Admissions: Summer Activities, Internships, and other Extracurriculars

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Nov 11 2019

3mins

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Rank #16: 76: How to Start Drafting College Application Essays

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Jul 08 2019

2mins

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Rank #17: 23: How to Get Scholarships with College Financial Aid Advisor Jodi Okun

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Jodi Okun is the founder of College Financial Aid Advisors. She has successfully helped thousands of families navigate the financial aid process. Every Thursday at 5pm PST, Jodi hosts #CollegeCash: a Twitter chat devoted to connecting college-bound families with higher education professionals.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/23

Sep 14 2015

18mins

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Rank #18: 38: How to Ace the SAT with Robert Kohen

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Robert Kohen is the owner of Kohen Educational Services, a test prep firm that provides personalized SAT and ACT tutoring to students in New York City and online. He also publishes The SAT/ACT Blog, a popular online source for SAT and ACT lessons, strategies and advice. Robert holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University and earned his B.A., summa cum laude, from Columbia University.

Get show notes at http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/38

Dec 28 2015

17mins

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Rank #19: How NOT to Write Your College Essay - CE8

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In this bonus episode, I share all the details on how NOT to write your college essay!

Check out http://CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com/Essays to sign up for a premium college essay course that includes access to exclusive resources and a private community that will help you write the best college essays possible.

Oct 01 2015

4mins

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Rank #20: Bonus: College Admissions Toolbox Uncovered Episode on Columbia University

Apr 26 2019

33mins

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Law School Admissions Personal Statement + Diversity Statement Coaching

Jan 20 2020

11mins

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Law School Admissions Personal Statement Advice for Pre-Law Student

Jan 13 2020

9mins

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Law school admissions personal statement topic advice

Jan 06 2020

12mins

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Law School Admissions Personal Statement Coaching

Dec 23 2019

7mins

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Law School Admissions Personal Statement Feedback + Review

Dec 16 2019

11mins

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Law School Personal Statement Review + Feedback

Dec 14 2019

12mins

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97: How Your Child Can Get The Most Out Of College Campus Visits

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Dec 02 2019

2mins

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96: College Admissions: How to Get Your Child Off the Waitlist

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

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Nov 25 2019

1min

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95: SAT Subject Tests for College Admissions: Which Should Your Child Take?

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Nov 18 2019

2mins

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94: College Admissions: Summer Activities, Internships, and other Extracurriculars

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Nov 11 2019

3mins

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93: How Guidance Counselors Can Hurt (and Help) Your Child's Chances

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Nov 04 2019

3mins

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92: Researching Colleges Online for College Admissions Prep

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Oct 28 2019

2mins

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91: College Fairs: How to Network to Maximize Your Child's Chances

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Oct 21 2019

4mins

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90: College Admissions On-Campus Visits

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Oct 14 2019

2mins

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89: Creating Your Child's College Application List

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Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Oct 07 2019

4mins

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88: College Admissions Interview Preparation for Questions They Ask

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Sep 30 2019

5mins

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87: College Admissions: Safety, Target, and Reach Schools

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Sep 24 2019

4mins

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86: Choosing College Book Interview with Michael Horn (Part 2 of 2)

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Choosing College (the book)

https://www.choosing.college (free app)

Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Sep 16 2019

11mins

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85: Choosing College Book Interview with Michael Horn (Part 1 of 2)

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Choosing College (the book)

https://www.choosing.college (free app)

Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Sep 09 2019

8mins

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84: College Planning Edge Podcast with Andy Lockwood (collab episode)

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This is a special episode of the College Admissions Toolbox podcast in collaboration with Andy Lockwood of the College Planning Edge podcast where I interview Andy Lockwood on common financial aid mistakes, paying for college, and more.

Email me at Steve@CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com with any questions. I'm here for you.

Visit CollegeAdmissionsToolbox.com for free resources on the college admission process.

Andy Lockwood's Financial Aid Prep: www.FinancialAidToolbox.com

Use coupon code TOOLBOX for 20% off Andy's financial aid form services.

Sep 03 2019

13mins

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iTunes Ratings

98 Ratings
Average Ratings
81
14
3
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Fantastic information

By UnAired! - Jun 11 2016
Read more
I wish this podcast existed when I was applying for college

very helpful

By MisterJuanMiguel - May 02 2016
Read more
He gets great guests and provides guidance to a difficult & stressful process