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The College Financial Lady Podcast

It’s 2020 so I have a podcast. For me it’s an opportunity to explore a broader range of college-related topics. My latest episode is an interview with college admissions consultant Julia Surtshin where she offers some fantastic guidance on the application process in the COVID era: how to find good fits when you can’t visit, test-optional admissions, and letting go…

Ask the Experts: Essay Coach Victoria Payne

Below is my interview with Victoria Payne of Boxcar Writing Labs. Victoria had some great insights on the essay process and I encourage you to watch all of it. Here are a few quick takeaways: Time management is really important: Start as soon as you can. The Common App prompts are available in spring; most colleges have released their prompts…

About that Facebook Live Event…

My apologies to anyone who tried to access my event on Facebook yesterday. The short story is, the stream went to the wrong place and when you’re in the middle of a live interview there isn’t much you can do to change that! The recording is available here so you can watch it at your convenience. (The part where I…

Ask the Experts Series

I’m starting a Facebook Live series to address a broader range of topics related to college planning and hope you’ll check it out! Starting next Tuesday, May 5, I’ll host a weekly interview with an expert in one of the many areas of college planning. And we will of course include time for your questions. Next week’s guest is Julia…