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Podcast: Fostering Student Independence (Encore)

Title Fostering Student Independence (Encore) Episode Summary:  No doubt, being independent is one of the most important qualities needed if you plan to study in Europe. Navigating in a foreign country, on your own, demands a large degree of self-reliance and pliancy, and it’s important to appreciate that colleges in Europe do far less hand-holding

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Podcast: Workplace of The Future

Title Workplace of The Future Episode Summary:  This week’s episode certainly aligns with a common theme this season addressed by many of our guests, and that is the critical importance of cultivating “soft skills” in the up-and-coming workforce. These skills, like assertiveness, resilience, self-direction, empathy, cooperation, diversity awareness, and adaptability are simply not versed (even

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Podcast: Transparent Admissions Requirements (Encore)

Title Transparent Admissions Requirements (Encore) Episode Summary:  It’s that time of year again… College admissions are on the minds of many students who have attempted to get into their choice schools across the US; it can be a deeply confusing and stressful time for many. Jenn begins the episode this week by sharing a disturbing,

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Student Life: Kyle, International Business, RUAS, Netherland

Hi, I’m Kyle, I’m from Kennett Square, PA, and currently live in Rotterdam, Netherlands, where I study International Business at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (RUAS). As someone who lived in the United States my whole life, deciding to leave everything behind and move to Europe took every ounce of courage I had, but it

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Podcast: Life Before, During, and After College

Title Life Before, During, and After College Episode Summary:  There are some incredible university choices all around the world, including the US. However, there is a widespread belief that the US higher education system is the best in the world. Jenn summarizes specific studies that debunk this belief. Later in the episode, Jenn and her

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Podcast: Executive Functioning Skills

Title Executive Functioning Skills Episode Summary:  Jenn’s son, Sam has been struggling with implementing and sticking with organizational systems since his 5th grade. Even though the question of whether Sam suffers from ADHD remains unsolved, one is for sure, he lacks Executive Functioning skills. Therefore, in today’s episode, Jenn is joined with Jenna Prada, the

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Podcast: Finding the Perfect Place for You

Title Finding the Perfect Place for You Episode Summary:  Why are certain places a perfect choice for some people but a mistake for others? Generally speaking, something doesn’t have to be “better than” or “worst than”, it can just be defined as different. Moreover, something is very rarely universally “better than” or “worse than”, rather,

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