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Admittedly: College Admissions with Thomas Caleel

Apr 25, 2023

If you don't know ChatGPT, it's a new technology that can - among other things - create well-written texts for many purposes. An admission essay would not be different. But what are the positive and negative points of using such technology?

In this episode of the Admittedly Podcast, Thomas gives his perspective on this...


Apr 18, 2023

In this episode of Admittedly Podcast, Thomas breaks down the different types of financial aid students can get. Although it’s an important topic, it’s also highly individual; every situation needs to be analyzed separately.

Thomas explains that there are two main types of financial aid: merit-based and need-based....


Apr 13, 2023

Being honest and truthful in your application is the first step to take when trying to get into the college of your dreams. It’s common to try and make ourselves look good in the application, but there is a fine line between trying to look good and lying.

In this episode, Thomas shares some tips about this...


Apr 11, 2023

Ivy Day is when all the Ivy League schools release their admissions decisions. It’s an important day for students, but also a very stressful one. After all, it’s the day when the student sees the result of 4 years of hard work, and it can be positive or negative. Whatever the results are, it’s time to be smart...


Apr 4, 2023

In this episode of Admittedly Podcast, Thomas connects with Dr. Lauren Rubin. Dr. Rubin has over twenty years of experience teaching test prep and essay writing to students of all ages.

In today’s show, Dr. Rubin talks about the important writing components of an essay and how to organize the ideas on the paper. One...