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Carol Barash, PhD

Carol Barash, PhD

Author of Write Out Loud, CEO of Story2, Carol Barash, PhD is revolutionizing writing through storytelling. Forbes named Story2 one of “10 EdTech Companies You Need to Know About.” A professor at Princeton, Michigan, and Rutgers, where she served in admissions, Carol graduated from Yale (BA), UVa (MA) Princeton (PhD).

Recent Posts by Carol Barash, PhD:

by Carol Barash, PhD, on Aug 1, 2019 4:52:08 PM

August 1 marks the unofficial kickoff of the 2019-2020 college admissions cycle with the launch of the Common App. We are so excited to help this year's class of high …

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by Carol Barash, PhD, on Jul 15, 2019 1:42:00 PM

Are you applying to competitive summer programs? If you’re in tenth or eleventh grade, it’s worth considering. There are lots of great summer programs--many of them offer scholarships for low-income …

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Topics:High School and College

by Carol Barash, PhD, on Jun 13, 2019 12:00:00 PM

My most recent trip to China, as part of Accathon Capital’s second “Innovation Journey to China,” was a defining moment both for me and for my company, Story2. Many smaller …

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Topics:educational technology

by Carol Barash, PhD, on Mar 14, 2019 10:14:04 AM

I was driving west on I-80, when the first message came through … by the time I could check, my phone was exploding … If you follow college admissions, or the lives …

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Topics:College Access

by Carol Barash, PhD, on Mar 6, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Ready to enter the workforce and find a job that combines your passions and skills with a steady paycheck? Storytelling tools can set you up to succeed at every step …

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Topics:Careers

by Carol Barash, PhD, on Jul 16, 2018 9:16:00 AM

Yesterday my daughter left her dissertation notebook at the museum where she’s studying in Italy. She called in tears. “If I don’t find them, I’m f***ed,” she repeated. “Just breathe …

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Topics:High School and College

by Carol Barash, PhD, on Sep 22, 2017 10:01:14 AM

In Thinking Fast, Thinking Slow, Nobel winner Daniel Kahneman reveals how we need to distinguish between repetitive tasks that require “fast” thinking and problem-solving, which requires “slow,” focused attention. Sometimes …

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Topics:scholarshipsCollege#commonapp#collegewriting

by Carol Barash, PhD, on Sep 15, 2017 3:25:44 PM

I learned I realized I felt What? Isn't the idea to use your essays to show colleges how you've overcome challenges and are now ready, willing and able to succeed …

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