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April 18, 2022

3 Interview Red Flags

Welcome to the hottest job market in recorded history. That means big money and big perks for college students looking for jobs. Before you accept a job or take an interview, avoid any company that does these 3 interview red …

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April 11, 2022

The Positive Feedback Loop

Watch as John goes transforms social anxiety, a fat body, and a low self esteem into a completely different person. And it's all thanks to a mental model called the positive feedback loop.

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April 4, 2022

The Hidden Reason We Choose Expensive Colleges

In this episode, we talk about the real reason, not the reason parents and students tell others, of why we choose expensive colleges. We also talk about each college having an intrinsic value based on this hidden reason, and how …

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March 28, 2022

CPC Episode #39 - You v2

Treat your life improvements like a computer upgrade. What to do and what not to do when leveling up your life. Use this 2 column list to transform your college experience and your life.

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Oct. 11, 2021

Interview Dominance with Rishav Khanal

This week, our guest is Rishav Khanal, who is a bestselling author and founder of Compound Career, where he helps college students and recent graduates develop the career readiness skills to break into competitive job market. In this...

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Sept. 20, 2021

CPC Episode #37 - Become a Connection Magnet

Your network is your net worth. And in this episode, we'll reveal the secrets behind a top 1% networker on LinkedIn with tips like: The unknown area of LinkedIn where you can explode your network One of the best places …

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Sept. 13, 2021

CPC Episode #36 - Is College Worth It?

We're talking about the 4 word question every student should ask themselves before ever stepping foot in a college. To find the answer to the question, we've got tips like: Other lucrative options besides going to college The 2 Column …

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Sept. 6, 2021

CPC Episode #35 - 3 Magic Interview Questions To Make Them Beg You To…

No matter where you work or what you do in life, you will interview. In this episode, I'm revealing interviewing secrets from 25 years in the corporate world like: 3 questions to ask the interviewer to give you an unfair …

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Aug. 30, 2021

CPC Episode #34 - When Will I Ever Use Math in the Real World?

Get the real answer to the most asked question for any student or parent who's ever taken math. Discover things like: The one thing math class gives you which will change your life Which jobs which pay over 150,000, if …

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Aug. 23, 2021

CPC Episode #33 - Think Like Elon Musk with These Models

What if you could install part of Elon Musk's brain into your brain? How would that change your life? In this episode, we're covering thinking tips like: Why modeling will explode test scores and get you job interviews What bear …

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Aug. 13, 2021

CPC Episode #32 - Transform a Crappy College Essay into a Masterpiece…

Are you a bad writer? An average writer? Here's how to transform yourself into a keyboard killer using one skill. The one book you can read in 2 days which will transform your writing into greased lighting Use this free …

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Dec. 2, 2019

CPC Episode #31 - Attack Anxiety Using Temporal Tricks

Anxiety is a national nuisance. Can your interpretation of time affect anxiety? Yes, and you'll discover nuggets like: 6 steps to evaporate anxiety Use this time trick to reduce anxiety The two saddest words in the English language How the …

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Nov. 25, 2019

CPC Episode #30 - Transform Your Life With This Equation

Can one equation really transform your life? Yes, and you'll discover how with insights like: Why effort means nothing...and what to focus on instead Most of what you do all day is useless. Here's why. Ditch linear thinking. Embrace this …

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Nov. 18, 2019

CPC Episode #29 - Varsity Blues Scandal and the Most Important Skill …

Are you disgusted yet? The Varsity Blues scandal has people questioning if college selection is rigged. The scandal teaches us a valuable lesson for those of us who follow the rules like: Why college reputations are in the toilet right …

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Nov. 11, 2019

CPC Episode #28 - Fortune Favors the Bold: Solving Unsolvable Problems

Society loves to tell us what to think. If you listen, you limit yourself. Instead, seek greatness by discovering: What Alexander the Great teaches you about solving the unsolvable The One Trait the Best People In Each Industry Share Why …

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Nov. 4, 2019

CPC Episode #27 - What a Gunslinging Shrimp Can Teach You About Turni…

Can you really turn liabilities and shortcomings into advantages? Yes, and you'll discover how with tidbits like: The 3-step checklist to turn weaknesses into strengths The 3-part inventory to measure strengths, weaknesses, and transformations...

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Oct. 28, 2019

CPC Episode #26 - 10 Steps to Choosing the Right College

How would you like 10 easy steps to choose the right college? If so, then check out: The time travel method to see if your chose your college wisely What Neopolitan ice cream can teach you about choosing the right …

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Oct. 21, 2019

CPC Episode #25 - Now Is The Time To Stick It In... Nice and Deep

The recent college ruling rains down manna from heaven. Get the details such as: Why the new ruling turns you into a free agent How to earn college financial aid even after you've accepted a college offer The new negotiation …

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Oct. 14, 2019

CPC Episode #24 - Treating Students as Stocks

A new rival to student loans has arrived. Discover: The wild new college aid financing idea The marketplace where investors have an "educational draft" How to get unemployment insurance against a student loan The advantages and disadvantages of...

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Oct. 7, 2019

CPC Episode #23 - Do This ONE Thing On Your College Essay In 8 Second…

College essay competition is fierce. Discover how to get your essay read with tricks like: The one sentence which makes or breaks your college essay Use this trick to jolt the brain out of slumber mode 6 ways Readers Digest …

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Sept. 30, 2019

CPC Episode #22 - Do You Make These Financial Aid Mistakes?

Sometimes, slowing down helps you go faster. And we'll cover how to avoid financial aid blunders with tips like: 14 mistakes which will cost you thousands in financial aid Don't fill out the FAFSA until you have these items How …

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Sept. 23, 2019

CPC Episode #21 - Crush College Exams Using This 100 Million Year Old…

In this episode, we'll transform your mind into a thermostat for success with tips like: How to take your exam temperature Why there's no such thing as failure. What it is instead What Angry Bees Can Teach You About Improving …

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Sept. 16, 2019

CPC Episode #20 - Desperation Is The World's Worst Cologne

This episode is dedicated to giving you negotiation power with tips like: Why you should treat college choices like dating and jobs The 7 letter word which guarantees you more financial aid Do this one thing if you like giving …

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Sept. 9, 2019

CPC Episode #19 - Secret of the 3 Sisters

Want to power up your brain? Then check out the learning habits of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Oprah with nuggets like: Dilbert Creator's guide to multiplying your talents The learning habit of great minds like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, …

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