Academic Coaching

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Podcast: Sharon Genicoff: Personal Branding in College Admissions

Podcast: Sharon Genicoff: Personal Branding in College Admissions

In this episode, I sit down with high school college counselor Sharon Genicoff to explore the art of crafting an …
Podcast: Urvashi Bhatnagar: Why Cross-Functional Learning is Essential for Success

Podcast: Urvashi Bhatnagar: Why Cross-Functional Learning is Essential for Success

This week, I sit down with scholar, author, leader, and mom Urvashi Bhatnagar to talk about her educational journey and …
Podcast: Talia Kovacs: Building Resilience in Our Kids

Podcast: Talia Kovacs: Building Resilience in Our Kids

More and more, our kids are anxious, afraid to make mistakes, and deeply shame-filled when they do. Our kids are …
Podcast: Andrea West: The Power of Reflection in College Admissions

Podcast: Andrea West: The Power of Reflection in College Admissions

Today, I talk with Signet’s Director of Operations and senior academic coach, Andrea West about the benefits of combining traditional …
From Victories to Vision: Turning Last Semester's Wins into Next Semester's Goals

From Victories to Vision: Turning Last Semester’s Wins into Next Semester’s Goals

As the school year comes to a close, it’s an excellent time for high school students and parents to reflect …
Podcast: Ellen Braaten: Bright Kids Who Couldn’t Care Less

Podcast: Ellen Braaten: Bright Kids Who Couldn’t Care Less

“He’s so smart, but he’s no longer interested in school—or any ‘offline’ activities.” “She used to love sports, but now …
Jay Bacrania: Skills for High School Success

Podcast Bonus Episode: Tools for Academic Skill-Building and Accountability

Towards the end of my conversation with Jay, our CEO, last week, we started getting really tactical around various tools …
The Weight of the Waitlist

The Weight of the Waitlist

If your child has been put on the waitlist for their college of choice, you know the ache of watching …
To Test or Not To Test

To Test or Not To Test?

One of the less visible changes that the 2020 pandemic brought us was the shift to “test optional” policies at …
How to Achieve an Academic Turnaround

Podcast: How to Achieve an Academic Turnaround

Meet Liz – one of Signet’s rockstar academic coaches. In today’s episode, Liz shares her approach to coaching, what kinds …