Ep 149: Does Your Teen Look Good On Paper?

Episode Summary

Aviva Legatt, author of Get Real and Get In, joins us for a behind-the-scenes look at the college admissions process and what your teen can do to stand out from the crowd. Plus, how being on student council might actually hurt their chances!

This episode will be released to the public on 08-01-2021.

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Parenting Scripts

Word-for-word examples of what to say to your teen

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1. Redirect your teen’s thoughts when they don’t get what they want:

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2. Use a business metaphor to show your teen they need to invest in themself:

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About Dr. Aviva Legatt

Dr. Aviva Legatt is the author of Get Real and Get In. She is an elite admissions expert and founder of Ivy Insight. She has been hailed by the New York Times, as a trustworthy expert on college admissions, and recognized as an expert in corporate culture and diversity as a faculty member for Coursera and at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Legatt has appeared in numerous news interviews and print articles and has a column in Forbes, writing about issues affecting higher education today. For the column, she’s had the honor of interviewing notables like Olympian Simone Biles, New York Times bestselling author Adam Grant, and Pitch Perfect producer, Deke Sharon.

A faculty member in Organizational Dynamics at the University of Pennsylvania and at The Wharton School, her courses on diversity and teamwork have reached thousands of learners and have been recognized by Poets & Quants as a “Best Business Course.”

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