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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 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:College#collegewriting#commonappscholarships

    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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    Topics:Class of 2018college application essaycollege application essay tipsessay writing tips

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on Sep 1, 2017 1:16:20 PM

    The Common Application is run by an unwieldy committee of admissions officers from all types of colleges. This year they took a major step backwards, expanding a simplified list of …

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    Topics:College

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on Oct 25, 2016 1:38:47 PM

    With so many colleges offering versions of Early Action and Early Decision, one of your strongest admission moves when figuring out how to get into college is to get your …

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    Topics:High School and College

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on Oct 7, 2016 6:08:41 PM

    A college is a community of diverse individuals. What is your ideal of community? What communities do you come from? How have those communities shaped and supported you and how …

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    Topics:CommunityHigh School and College

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on Oct 5, 2016 6:29:15 PM

    Tell us a story about yourself that is key to understanding who you are today and reveals aspects of who you want to become in college and life. This could …

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    Topics:High School and College

    by Carol Barash, PhD, on Aug 16, 2016 5:00:00 AM

    You do something new, and you see yourself and the world differently. If you’ve had one of these moments, you will know. I once interviewed an applicant for Princeton whose …

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    Topics:High School and College