Tag: Talking College

TALKING COLLEGE: Obsessing over Gaining Admission to an Elite College is Making Students Sick (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: Obsessing over Gaining Admission to an Elite College is Making Students Sick (podcast)

Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone is back in the Fingerlakes1.com studio for his final podcast of the season. John speaks about the battle that prospective college students have while trying to gain admission to a prestigious college. He also gives ... MORE
TALKING COLLEGE: Scheduling and Experiencing an Awesome College Visit; A Step-by-Step Guide (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: Scheduling and Experiencing an Awesome College Visit; A Step-by-Step Guide (podcast)

Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone is back in studio for another episode of Talking College. John does a deep dive into the college visitation process. He gives some tips on how to prepare and make your college visits a success ... MORE
Talking College with Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone to return next week

Talking College with Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone to return next week

Talking College with Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone is off this week.  The show will return to its usual release time of 4 p.m. next Thursday, April 28th.  Although there is no new show this week, make sure to check ... MORE
TALKING COLLEGE: What is a Liberal Arts College and What Can You Do With a Liberal Arts Degree (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: What is a Liberal Arts College and What Can You Do With a Liberal Arts Degree (podcast)

On this special edition of Talking College with Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone, John is joined by Dr. Tom Drennen and Dr. Craig Talmage from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The group discusses their backgrounds, philosophies for students and their ... MORE
TALKING COLLEGE: The Role of Parents in the College Process (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: The Role of Parents in the College Process (podcast)

In this edition of Talking College with Admissions and College Panning Expert John Dragone, John talks about the roles parents should take in the college process. John gives tips that parents can follow to help guide their student through the difficult process ... MORE
TALKING COLLEGE: The Right Way to Choose a College (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: The Right Way to Choose a College (podcast)

On this week’s edition of Talking College with Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone, John helps students guide through the right way to choose a college. There are many factors that can affect students decision making when choosing a college such ... MORE
TALKING COLLEGE: Excessive Student Loan Debt Can Ruin Lives (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: Excessive Student Loan Debt Can Ruin Lives (podcast)

Student loan debt has become one of the most talked about problems during the past few years. On this week’s edition of Talking College with Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone, John talks about some advice he gives to students, tips ... MORE
TALKING COLLEGE: Easy and Proven Steps to Choosing a College Major and Career (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: Easy and Proven Steps to Choosing a College Major and Career (podcast)

In the second part of a series on choosing a college major and career, John Dragone talks about what he looks for in students for when discussing college, from their interests and passions to skills and values. John discusses different methods to ... MORE
TALKING COLLEGE: How to Choose a College Major and Career Part 1 (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: How to Choose a College Major and Career Part 1 (podcast)

In the second edition of Talking College with Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone, John discusses his process helping prospective students determine what major and career they want to pursue in college, and what major and career they may actually pursue ... MORE
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TALKING COLLEGE: Understanding SAT and ACT Tests and How Colleges Use Them (podcast)

Welcome to Talking College with Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone. In the first edition of this podcast, John introduces what Talking College will focus on, as well as the first topic of the program, SAT and ACT tests. John talks ... MORE
TALKING COLLEGE: College planning expert set to host new podcast series on the college planning process

TALKING COLLEGE: College planning expert set to host new podcast series on the college planning process

The name John Dragone is a familiar one to many in the Finger Lakes. Dragone has assisted hundreds of students and their parents with the college planning process over the past three decades. He has served as a high school counselor, admissions ... MORE