- 8 months ago
The Prepped and Polished Podcast is an educational and inspirational show that offers tutoring and test prep tips as well as interviews with celebrities and leaders in education. It is hosted by Alexis Avila, founder of Prepped and Polished LLC, a tutoring and test prep firm for K-college.
On today's show, Alexis is joined by Gregg Cohen Founder of Campus Bound a company that helps a wide variety of students to apply to colleges throughout the United States.
Fun fact about Campus Bound:
While the national average is 30% that students go to a different college after their first year, at Campus Bound their average that a student STAYS at the same school after first year is at 95%!
Did you know that Merit Aid = Scholarships given by colleges used as a recruiting tool
Did you know that need based aid = when schools look at family finances to determine aid amount
Greg’s advice to parents: Don’t be shy to ASK colleges for more money. Worse thing they can say is no.
Greg’s advice fo