Helping Students Make Smart College and Career Choices
Youth College Connections in Concord, Massachusetts, has prepared students to make career choices and write college application essays for more than a decade. Former clients are more than pleased with the outcome of our full range of university admission services, and we measure our success by our clients' successes.
YCC has a 95% success rate! We have consistently helped undergraduate and graduate students gain acceptance to one or more of their top three college choices. Frequently, they earn merit scholarships. Here’s a sampling of where our students have been admitted:
Babson College Bard College Bates College Bentley University Berklee College of Music Boston College Boston University Brandeis University Brown University Bucknell University Chapman University Clark University College of the Holy Cross Columbia University Connecticut College Drexel University Elon University Emerson College Emory University Fairfield University Fordham University Georgetown University George Washington University
Gordon College Harvard University Harvey Mudd College Johns Hopkins University Marquette University McGill University New York University Northeastern University Oberlin College Occidental College Penn State University Pepperdine University Pomona College Providence College Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rhode Island School of Design Rice University Rochester Institute Technology Rutgers University Scripps College Skidmore College Stanford University Syracuse University
Temple University Trinity College Tufts University Tulane University University of California, Santa Barbara University of Colorado, Boulder University of Connecticut University of Florida University of Iowa University of California, Los Angeles University of Massachusetts University of Miami University of North Carolina University of Oregon University of Rochester University of Southern California (USC) University of Tampa University of Vermont Vanderbilt University Washington and Lee University Washington University in St. Louis Worcester Polytechnic Institute Yeshiva University
Karen and her colleagues helped my kids 'think big' and achieve their dreams. We are so grateful for their hard work and dedication!
—Rhonda D., Lexington, MA
How to Give a Winning Job Interview
YCC Director, Karen Kugel, Mentor to Harvard Graduate School of Education Students
For the fifth year, Karen Kugel, YCC director, will serve on the Harvard Graduate School of Education Student Alumni Mentoring Initiative (SAMI). The purpose of the program is to match students and alumni with common career interests and goals. The SAMI participants meet monthly, attend education-focused seminars, and share job skill insights and networking possibilities.
Karen has worked with public speaking expert, Gary Genard, The Genard Method, on two programs focused on improving college and career interviewing skills. Check out our video from YCC Living and Learning, "How to Give a Winning Job Interview."