PrepWell Podcast with Phil Black

By Phil Black

The PrepWell Podcast helps parents prepare their children for the admissions process for highly-selective college programs like the Ivy League, military service academies (e.g. USNA and West Point), ROTC and athletic scholarships.

  1. 1.
    The Absurdity Of Admit Rates And What To Do About It
    24:20
  2. 2.
    My Deal With The Devil
    19:58
  3. 3.
    How To Secure Leadership Positions In High School
    18:47
  4. 4.
    Brace For Impact
    13:32
  5. 5.
    GPA RIP
    10:43
  6. 6.
    Should I Apply Early Decision?
    24:41
  7. 7.
    The Financial Tipping Point
    23:46
  8. 8.
    PLEASE take the SAT or ACT
    19:55
  1. 9.
    The Ascendancy of AP Classes and Exams
    13:36
  2. 10.
    Top 10 Most Important Admissions Factors
    29:38
  3. 11.
    Critical Decision Points
    21:16
  4. 12.
    Bye, Bye SAT Subject Tests
    21:43
  5. 13.
    How Rick Should Prioritize Summer Options
    20:10
  6. 14.
    Top Questions of 2020 Answered
    26:42
  7. 15.
    Applications Are Submitted... Now What?
    12:25
  8. 16.
    Making Sense Of This Year's Early Admissions Results
    15:45
  9. 17.
    Success: Pay Now Or Pay Later?
    13:50
  10. 18.
    How to Crush the College Zoom Interview
    23:58
  11. 19.
    REVISIT: How Extracurricular Activities Impact the Strength of Your Child’s College Application
    24:21
  12. 20.
    The Importance of Class Selection
    14:19
  13. 21.
    What to do when the dream of a D-I scholarship dies
    25:03
  14. 22.
    What Juniors Need To Focus On Right Now
    23:25
  15. 23.
    Top 5 Lessons Learned When Filling Out College Applications
    18:26
  16. 24.
    20 Bad Decisions
    20:04
  17. 25.
    ROTC Scholarships
    20:16
  18. 26.
    Top 3 Tips for 9-12th Graders
    27:56
  19. 27.
    24 Rapid fire FAQs
    20:48
  20. 28.
    How to avoid waking up in a panic your senior year
    17:51
  21. 29.
    How Will Test-optional/Test-blind Affect Admissions?
    23:15
  22. 30.
    What are my priorities now?
    24:57
  23. 31.
    UC Schools Ordered to go Test Blind. What Does That Mean for You?
    15:58
  24. 32.
    Top 7 Habits for Teens
    22:11
  25. 33.
    What's The Plan?
    10:54
  26. 34.
    Ep. 46 | The College Essay
    25:49
  27. 35.
    Rapid-Fire FAQs
    20:42
  28. 36.
    Mid-summer Check-in
    17:25
  29. 37.
    Catch-up session for rising Juniors
    22:51
  30. 38.
    Episode Revisit | Should my child take the SAT or ACT?
    41:01
  31. 39.
    When All Else Fails
    7:56
  32. 40.
    How and When to Research Colleges
    17:00
  33. 41.
    How Competitive Will Your Child Be?
    21:34
  34. 42.
    Public or Private High School?
    24:02
  35. 43.
    School's out. Now what?
    27:33
  36. 44.
    Letters of Recommendation (Part II)
    19:15
  37. 45.
    5 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid in College Admissions
    29:02
  38. 46.
    Misallocation of Time
    19:52
  39. 47.
    Letters of Recommendation
    21:21
  40. 48.
    Does Test-Optional Hurt or Help?
    21:26
  41. 49.
    Rapid-Fire Q&A (20 Burning Questions)
    21:21
  42. 50.
    Student-Athletes' Summer Strategies 2020
    15:51

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