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:

5 Places to Unlock Hidden Value in College Applications

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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.

3 Things Never to Say in your College Essays

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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 in college?

3 Reasons You Don’t Need to Worry Which Common App Prompt to Pick


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 five personal statement (aka

5 Tips for Early Action and Early Decision

High School and College

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 first applications finished and out the

The Power of Community: Answering Greenlight Scholars Essay #2

High School and College Community

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 have you shaped and supported those