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Cap and Gown Countdown
50 minutes | Jul 29, 2020
Episode 34 – Series Finale
In this episode, we wrap up our countdown with a recap of the end of senior year plus the reveal of Madigan’s college decision.
36 minutes | Mar 31, 2020
Episode 33 – Ivy Day Results
We share the results from Ivy Day and begin to talk through which school is the best fit.
43 minutes | Mar 24, 2020
Episode 32 – Quarantine Check In & College Decision Update
We talk about how the coronavirus has impacted senior year plans plus where we currently stand with college acceptance decisions.
22 minutes | Feb 25, 2020
Episode 31 – Fear of Getting Waitlisted
We add to our stress levels in this episode by discussing the possibility of getting waitlisted.
32 minutes | Feb 18, 2020
Episode 30 – Likely Letter and Dartmouth Interview
Madigan received a likely letter from a school and she did a Skype interview for Dartmouth. We talk about both in this episode.
21 minutes | Dec 24, 2019
Episode 29 – Wrapping Up 2019
We share the results of early decision and tie up some other loose ends.
34 minutes | Dec 3, 2019
Episode 28 – Everybody’s Got Opinions
We discuss how to deal with unsolicited college advice and opinions.
34 minutes | Nov 26, 2019
Episode 27 – Holiday Gift Ideas
We offer some gift ideas for future college students in this episode.
21 minutes | Nov 19, 2019
Episode 26 – IDOC Follow Up
It’s the exciting conclusion of our IDOC experience and a short recap of some of the other recent school happenings.
32 minutes | Nov 12, 2019
Episode 25 – IDOC
This episode covers filing financial paperwork through IDOC as well our feelings on chocolate-covered almonds and more.
29 minutes | Nov 5, 2019
Episode 24 – Celebrate Early Decision
Madigan applied early decision. We talk about the process and share our dragon names.
38 minutes | Oct 29, 2019
Episode 23 – Busy Times Are Upon Us
We take a break from a busy school time to blow off some steam.
34 minutes | Oct 22, 2019
Episode 22 – Doubts and Deadlines
We have a frank conversation about dealing with doubts of getting into college and the looming deadlines ahead.
37 minutes | Oct 15, 2019
Episode 21 – How They Getcha’: Ordering Cap and Gown
Oh sure we’ll complain about it, but at the end of the day we are fortunate and happy to spend money for graduation memories.
25 minutes | Oct 8, 2019
Episode 20 – Alumni Interview Experience
Madigan spills the tea on her experience having an interview with a school alumni.
24 minutes | Oct 2, 2019
Episode 19 – FAFSA
This episode is all about our experience and issues filling out our FAFSA Federal Student Aid application.
36 minutes | Sep 24, 2019
Episode 18 – Alumni Interview Preparation
Madigan has an alumni interview coming up and we discuss our preparations in this episode.
38 minutes | Sep 17, 2019
Episode 17 – College Fair Night
We share what College Fair Night was like at our local high school along with the tangents you’ve come to expect.
39 minutes | Sep 10, 2019
Episode 16 – Senior Parent Night
While the general theme of this episode is our experience at Senior Parent Night, we do go off on a few random tangents.
28 minutes | Sep 4, 2019
Episode 15 – Applying Early Decision
We discuss the pros and cons of applying early decision in this episode.
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