Episode 9: We Like Problems, Yes We Do

Wes Carroll- MIT grad, podcast host, math tutor, educational coach/consultant, and Ted-proclaimed “Master Problem Solver”- joins the show for Episode  9. Wes explains how learning to problem solve is more than simply learning how to answer test questions correctly; in fact, this type of thinking is a skill that will serve students through college and […]

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Episode 8: The Helicopter Mom Has Landed

Ted talks with self-professed “helicopter mom” Courtney Jane about her high-achieving children, Jamie and Cece, who were also students of Ted’s test prep program. Jamie just completed his junior year at Harvard and Cece will be starting at Brown in the fall; clearly this mom is doing something right! Courtney discusses what she thinks has […]

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Episode 7: Righting An Upside-down Philosophy

Ted welcomes guest and friend Candice Frankel, a college counselor with 25 years of experience. Candice founded her own company, Frankel College Counseling, to assist students and their parents in the application process. In addition, she created The Edwin, a personalized organizational tool designed to yield fantastic college options.  As her own 10th grade daughter […]

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Episode 6: Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance, Pals

Jordan Schanda, co-founder of ScholarPrep, joins Ted to discuss when and how students should begin to prepare for the college application process. ScholarPrep is centered around The Organizer, a tool that helps students set goals, track their progress and organize all of the information they will need for college and scholarship applications. Jordan’s goal is […]

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