Sal Khan’s story: Exploring college options

Sal Khan’s story: Exploring college options

– When I was seven years old, I saw my uncle doing his homework. He was a student at the University of New Orleans studying to be an engineer. I asked him what his homework was, he said it was calculus. I said, “Well, what …

How to Pay for College | REAL TALK #5

How to Pay for College | REAL TALK #5

Hey guys, it is Fumnanya! If you are new here, welcome, if you are not welcome back! I wanted to come on and film this video on how to look for funding for college, scholarship, grants, etc. because I got a couple questions about it …

Succeeding at the college admissions interview

Succeeding at the college admissions interview

– For the schools that I worked at that did evaluative interviews, it was always several things that I was looking for and I think the way to think about an interview is very much a conversation. Admissions people by nature are chatty people. They …

Writing a strong college admissions essay

Writing a strong college admissions essay

– First and foremost when looking at an essay, you’re going to be looking things like, their ability to write well and their appropriation for college. But we’re also using that information to kind of see things like, their resilience and their love of learning …

Comparing universities vs. liberal arts colleges

Comparing universities vs. liberal arts colleges

– [Voiceover] We’re here today with Sean Logan, Director of College Counseling at Phillips Academy. Sean, can you tell students a little bit more about the difference between a universtiy versus a liberal arts college. – [Voiceover] Sure, I get this question a lot from …

How to get college scholarships (5 tips and tricks)

How to get college scholarships (5 tips and tricks)

I didn’t have straight A’s. I didn’t have great test scores and I definitely did not play a varsity sport. But I still got two full-ride college scholarships that equaled over $50,000 dollars. So if you want to know how I did it. Please keep …

Sal Khan’s story: College admissions

Sal Khan’s story: College admissions

– Hi, I’m Sal Khan, founder of the Khan Academy. I just wanted to welcome you to this resource on navigating the college of, I guess, application, admissions, and paying-for process. You know, for me this is a super-important thing. College was a big part …

The Cost of College in 4 Minutes

The Cost of College in 4 Minutes

I’m a lucky guy. I didn’t do so well in high school and didn’t meet the requirements to go to university right off the bat. Instead, I went to Community College, lived at home, worked a part time job, and saved a sh*t load of …