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In the final episode of the AP Mini Series, AP Psychology teacher, Audrey, talks about how she came to love AP Psychology, why it's the perfect foundation for many college courses and how it's often so different from what students think psychology is!Want to join Audrey's online AP Psychology class this September? Click here to learn more and apply to be part of the Crimson Global Academy, the world's fastest growing online high school!
The AP Mini Series - How to Crush Computer Science A with Mr ChangEpisode SummaryIn this mini series, teachers from the Crimson Global Academy come on the show to give you an insight into their subject, how to know if it's right for you, how to get a top score and more! The AP (Advanced Placement) curriculum is super popular for students all around who are aiming to get into top colleges. You can learn AP subjects part-time or full-time online with Crimson Global Academy, the fastest growing online high school.If you enjoyed this episode of the Top of the Class Podcast, check out more recent episodes and subscribe on your favorite podcast platforms. Follow Top of the Class on Twitter.
#18 Career Planning Through High School with CGA's Head of Careers Counselling Ft Bob FanCareer planning in high school is a tricky process! Lucky there's Crimson Global Academy's Head of Careers Counselling, Bob Fan, to help! Bob was the former head of US college strategy at Crimson Education and now works with students at CGA to help them pick subjects, explore extracurriculars and more.Want to have an amazing internship experience? Check out Crimson Careers for more info!
The How I Got In series is back!For the 12th episode in the series, Crimson student from South Africa, Sazi Bongwe, shares how he got into Harvard!Sazi talks about his considerations in choosing Harvard and the main application elements from the SAT to the essay.Resources and Links!Are you aiming for a top college and got heaps of questions? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to learn more!Subscribe on your favourite podcast platforms and follow Top of the Class on Twitter.Join one of the fastest growing online high schools - Crimson Global Academy! International curriculum, small classes, flexible timetables & full time or part time options. The website Sazi built with his friends: ukuzibuza.com
Eunice is the first student from her school to get into the Ivy League and she has set the bar high as a Harvard admit on full scholarship.Alongside her Harvard admission, Eunice is a Coke Scholar, Gates Scholar and Jack Kent Cooke Scholar.Eunice shares her journalism related extracurriculars, why she felt bitter about the application process and gives her advice for students aiming for top colleges.Are you aiming for top schools like Harvard and want the support of Crimson experts? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started.Learn more about Eunice's journey to Harvard in this downloadable bookletCheck out this EPIC blog about getting into Ivy League schools.Don’t forget about the Comments Section series! Send your comments in text or audio form to me at my email address or on Twitter. This could be your thoughts on previous episodes, shoutouts to the guests you loved hearing from or any questions you have.
Brazilian engineering and STEM focused student, Isadora, could barely believe she had gained admission to Stanford especially given the generous financial aid that it came with. She shares the challenges she faced moving school four times, what she wrote for her essay, all about her main extracurricular, MAIS, and the advice she has for future applicants.Are you aiming for top engineering schools like Stanford and want the support of Crimson experts? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started.Want to learn more? Check out this EPIC blog about getting into Ivy League schools.
São Paulo student, Gui, has a standout extracurricular profile any engineering student would be proud of including holding a provisional US patent and being published in an international science journal! Here's some pics of a few of his projects! In this episode, he gives us an insight into how he showcased his passion for engineering and gained admission to the prestigious M&T program at UPenn as well as getting into Yale, Columbia, Georgia Tech and more. He also talks about the support he received from Crimson including the Essay Review Team and having his draft application read by former Admission Officers.Are you aiming for top engineering schools like UPenn and want the support of Crimson experts? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started.Want to learn more? Check out this EPIC blog about getting into Ivy League schools.
UK student and self proclaimed space nerd, Angelika, recently gained admission to Georgia Tech to study aerospace engineering.Georgia Tech isn't as well known as some other big name colleges but for engineering degrees, it is up there with the very best. Angelika talks through the challenges of the essay, what she learned about asking for feedback and her all important extracurriculars including winning an international competition!Are you aiming for top engineering schools like Georgia Tech and want the support of Crimson experts? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started.Try out Crimson's US College Admissions Calculator or the UK University Admissions Calculator to predict your best fit future.
Sophie is heading to MIT, ranked #1 in the world by QS Top Universities.Hailing from Puerto Rico, Sophie shares with us her science focused extracurriculars as well as the role dancing and meditation played in her application.She talks about her SAT, the different essays required by MIT and what role her Crimson team played in helping her to secure admission.Are you aiming for top universities like MIT and want the support of Crimson experts? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started.Try out Crimson's US College Admissions Calculator or the UK University Admissions Calculator to predict your best fit future.
Australian student, Evina, recently gained admission to Oxford University to study law and can't wait to start her journey.In this episode, she gives some fascinating insights into the interview process and the personal statement, the extracurriculars that helped show admission officers she held a true passion for the law and what career path she hopes to follow.Are you aiming for top universities like Oxford and want the support of Crimson experts? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started.Try out Crimson's US College Admissions Calculator or the UK University Admissions Calculator to predict your best fit future.
South African student, Michael, got into Oxford University's prestigious PPE program. Michael spoke with Crimson CEO, Jamie Beaton, about how his experience in debating helped him choose PPE, his crazy exam schedule and more.Are you aiming for top universities like Oxford and want the support of Crimson experts? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started.Try out Crimson's US College Admissions Calculator or the UK University Admissions Calculator to predict your best fit future.
Australian student, Oscar, recently gained admission to UPenn's Wharton School, Yale, Cornell and NYU just to name a few. He is joined by his Crimson Education Strategist of 2+ years, Mason, to discuss subject selection, building on extracurriculars, essays and why he chose Wharton over his other options.Are you aiming for top colleges like Wharton and Yale and want the support of experts like Mason? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started.Want to learn more? Check out this EPIC blog about getting into Ivy League schools.
Australian student and recent Stanford admit, Maggie, is joined by her Crimson strategist and Harvard graduate, George, in discussing Maggie's application including her extracurriculars, scores and essays as well as providing advice for future applicants to top colleges.Are you aiming for top colleges like Stanford and want the support of experts like George? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started.Click to learn more about Stanford and check out this blog for info on Maggie's extracurriculars.Try out Crimson's US College Admissions Calculator or the UK University Admissions Calculator to predict your best fit future.
In the first episode of our new 'How I Got In' series, UChicago admit, Sylvia, reflects on her application journey including the essays she wrote, the scores she got and the extracurriculars she was involved in.Sylvia also gives fantastic advice for other students aiming to apply to US colleges.Are you aiming for top colleges like UChicago? Sylvia was supported by a team of admission experts from Crimson Education and you can get that support too! Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started.Click to learn more about UChicago's Core Curriculum and UChicago's ProfileTry out Crimson's US College Admissions Calculator or the UK University Admissions Calculator to predict your best fit future.
#20 The Reality of a Law Career - Insights From Crimson Strategist & Law Grad, Kevin PaulSummary: Crimson Strategist, Kevin Paul, discusses his journey to Duke Law School and how working in law firms wasn't all he imagined it to be.Are you aiming for Ivy League schools and other top US and UK universities and want the support of Crimson experts? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started or learn more about Crimson Education.
#19 Entering the Uber Hackathon and Insights From A Stanford Comp Sci GraduateSummary:In this episode, Stanford Computer Science graduate (and soon-to-be Masters Graduate!), Harry, shares everything you need to know about competing in the Uber Hackathon (https://www.uberglobalhackathon.org/) and gives us an insight into his undergraduate and Masters degree at Stanford.The Uber Global Hackathon is the premier global hackathon for students ages 13 to 18. Through a series of regional and global rounds, students come together in teams to solve a problem and build the next BIG idea. Head to the link to register now!
College Tips - How An Extracurricular Expert Evaluates Student Activities Ft. Tressa Thomas, Crimson Education Head of ECLsSummaryWhen it comes to getting into top colleges, it's usually the extracurriculars and essays that help admission officers determine who will thrive on campus.But not all extracurriculars are of equal value!In this episode of College Tips, Crimson Education's Head of Extracurriculars, Tressa, breaks down how Crimson evaluates a student's activity list, the unusual extracurriculars that admission officers value and how an analogy helps heaps of Tressa's students make a start on big projects. Resources and linksCrimson ECL - find opportunities around the world! https://crimsonecl.com/Download a free eBook all about extracurriculars https://www.crimsoneducation.org/nz/campaign/how-to-build-an-extracurricular-profile-for-top-us-unis-v1/If you enjoyed this episode of the Top of the Class, check out more recent episodes and subscribe on your favorite podcast platforms. Follow Top of the Class on Twitter.Are you wondering how standing out in your field can help you get into top colleges? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to learn more!
College Tips - How 'Name, Image, Likeness' is a Game Changer For Student Athletes ft. Tessa Berger - Crimson Education Head of AthleticsEpisode SummaryCrimson Education's Head of Athletics and former D1 athlete, Tessa, discusses the wide ranging impact of the recent 'Name, Image, Likeness' policy that allows student athletes to profit from their brand during college.Resources and linksCrimson Education's athletic recruitment support: https://www.crimsoneducation.org/our-services/college-sports-recruitment/A statement on Name, Image, Likeness from the NCAA: https://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/media-center/news/ncaa-adopts-interim-name-image-and-likeness-policyIf you enjoyed this episode of the Top of the Class, check out more recent episodes and subscribe on your favorite podcast platforms. Follow Top of the Class on Twitter.Are you wondering how standing out in your field can help you get into top colleges? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to learn more!Timecodes:[00:03:29] What is Name, Image, Likeness[00:07:32] What you can do with Name, Image, Likness[00:13:50] High school athletes and branding[00:16:01] Possible changes to athlete pathways[00:18:54] The impact for female athletes[00:22:00] How Crimson Education supports student athletesQuotes from this Episode:"And I think a lot of brands have really recognized that as this isn't just about top talent, with massive followings signing with big companies. This is about, you know, your D3 athlete in Texas who's signed a contract with a local barber shop where they're getting exposure, and they get faded up twice a week, you know, it's for everybody, and everybody's going to be able to capitalize on it in their own way."  [00:11:42]
Guest: Carol Lyrio - Crimson Education Strategist and Duke University alum from São Paulo, Brazil.Carol discusses the five hurdles of college admissions - finance, academics, extracurriculars, essays and strategy - with advice for students to overcome each one.Are you aiming for Ivy League schools and other top US and UK universities and want the support of Crimson experts? Request a free consultation with an Academic Advisor near you to get started.
Guest: Former UChicago Admissions Officer and Crimson Strategist, Steve HanSteve discusses why students with great profiles can still get rejected from top colleges.Read '4 Things Seniors can do Now to Prepare for College' including requesting a free consultation with a Crimson Academic Advisor near you.
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