044: Thaddeus Stevens and the Best of Both Worlds with Warren Taylor

    Links to material in or related to this conversation: Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Manufacturing Expo/Careers in Manufacturing (podcast episode) Millersville University Drexel University Temple University California University of Pennsylvania Have a question about Thaddeus Stevens or careers in technical (STEM) fields?  Leave a question or comment below, and Warren will answer it […]

043: Eastern University and Getting the Most Value from College with Jordan Norris

What’s even better than finding the college that is right for you?  Making the most of it once you get there!  If you’re looking for the maximum return on investment from your college experience, you’ll love today’s interview with Jordan Norris. This episode is the perfect marriage between finding a “best-fit” school and then making the […]

042: West Chester University and the Blueprint for the Perfect College

Today’s episode features a College Spotlight on West Chester (PA) University with Ethan Martin, which serves as a case study for how to choose the perfect college for you.  The interesting part is that Ethan didn’t know he was following a blueprint for success… but that’s also the scary part because so few people do! […]

041: What I Wish I Would Have Done When Choosing a College with Chris Jackson

As they say, hindsight is 20/20, so what better way to plan your college experience than to see college through the lens of someone who has already gone through the process of choosing, applying, and attending? Chris Jackson is a month away from his Master’s in School Counseling, so he is preparing to help students […]

038: College Spotlight on the University of Delaware with Kellsey Reed

Today’s College Spotlight is on the University of Delaware in Newark, DE, and our virtual tour guide is Kellsey Reed, who is just five weeks from graduation!  Kellsey shares interesting insights into her journey to UD and how it has positioned her to launch a rewarding career when she leaves. Kelsey didn’t initially want to […]

035: Should I Transfer to Another School? with Joe Golonka

Should I stay or should I go now? Joe Golonka, a senior at Penn State University, started his college education at Bloomsburg University, leaving Bloomsburg after his sophomore year.  In our conversation he breaks down his reasons for leaving Bloomsburg and offers suggestions to students considering a similar move. Four questions to ask yourself if you’re […]

033: College Spotlight on Widener University with Sam Christie

Are you looking for a school with strong academics, Division III athletics, and a small-town feel with access to a major city?  Then Widener University may be the place for you! Sam Christie shares some great insights into what made Widener the perfect school for him.  Leave a question for Sam in the comments section […]

How Your Values (Should) Influence Your College Choice

“When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.” – Roy E. Disney Note: This is one part of the comprehensive True North program offered by My College Life Coach.  A podcast episode on this topic can be found here. One of the key beliefs that informs our approach to career development and college […]

032: How Your Values Can Help You Choose a College

It may seem obvious that you should base your decision about which college to attend on what’s most important to you, for example on your values.  But how can you do that if you don’t know what your values are?  Today’s episode is a lesson in identifying your values so that you can make the best decisions in […]

031: The Importance of Choosing a Major Before You Attend with Judy McGuriman

Have you heard this advice before: “Just go to college and you’ll figure out what you want to do.”  Or once you get into a college, does the college tell you that it’s okay to start school without declaring a major?  Today’s conversation with Judy McGuriman is essential if you are planning to attend college but […]