Financial Aid Appeals; What If College is Not the Right Next Step?; Office Hours By Elizabeth Heaton Feb10

Financial Aid Appeal...

As financial aid awards start to come in, families can be thrilled and disappointed at the results. If your award isn’t what you expected or, more importantly, isn’t enough to allow you or your child to attend their chosen school, you may want to appeal. Tune in to learn more about how...

Rewilding Our Heart with Marc Bekoff By Eli Weiss Feb01

Rewilding Our Heart ...

Join Eli Weiss and Marc Bekoff this week as we discuss Rewilding Our Hearts… Tune in NOW and learn about the possibility of compassionate co-existence. There has been so much we have done as a species to our planet that we cannot undo but maybe we can learn from our poor decisions and...

Hooking Up: The Hype, The Reality and the Future By Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips Jan31

Hooking Up: The Hype...

While social media and public statements by male and female coeds suggest the prevalence and perks of a ” Hook Up Culture” the reality and risks are different. More...

Ecosystems And Biodiversity Consist of Individuals Not Just Concepts, with Dr. Ian Redmond By Eli Weiss Jan13

Ecosystems And Biodi...

Ian Redmond says, “I am a naturalist by birth, a biologist by training, and a conservationist by necessity. But conservation for me isn’t just about saving species. On a larger scale, the planet needs us to save functioning eco-systems; on a smaller scale, we must also recognize that...

VA Host Celebrates Career by Giving Back By Deb Tomaro Jan06

VA Host Celebrates C...

Voice America host and licensed RE/MAX Realtor Deb Tomaro is celebrating 10 years in real estate by giving back to the Bloomington, Indiana community. Throughout 2017, Tomaro will be donating 10% of each commission to one of nine local non-profit organizations. Tomaro asked her social media...

Can an Average Student Get Into a Top-Tier School?; Options if You Can’t Pay the Spring College Bill; Office Hours: Avoiding the Rumor Mill; Our 100th Show! By Elizabeth Heaton Jan06

Can an Average Stude...

We celebrate our 100th episode with a special giveaway for our listeners! We answer a lot of listener questions on the show, and one that we get asked fairly frequently is “Can an average student get into a top-tier school?” Tune in to find out. We’re also looking at options for...

We Are the Ancestors of Our Future By Eli Weiss Jan06

We Are the Ancestors...

So many critical efforts are happening right now! The CITES meeting in Bangkok, Thailand may well decide the future for elephants and rhinos around the world. The US. Wildlife Services are under fire for unethical killing of our wildlife- both endangered and non-targeted species. The USFW is...

April Fool’s Day- Are we really so foolish? By Eli Weiss Dec28

April Fool’s Day- Ar...

Wouldn’t it be great if today’s headlines were : It’s okay. We can all come out now! the Extinction and Global crises are over, and We’ve Won! We don’t have to worry about environmental collapse or losing our polar bears and elephants, and our world turning into one big corporate...

Out of Sight-Out of Mind: The Reality of Disenfranchised Grief By Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips Dec20

Out of Sight-Out of ...

With reference to the New York Times article “Rape, Race and the Jogger,” this blog considers how overlooked violence and murder and loss exemplifies “Disenfranchised Grief.” It considers that when the experience of violence and grief suffered by some becomes “ cut out” of the...

Loving You To Pieces – Wildlife Trade with Dex Kotze and Pippa Hankinson By Eli Weiss Dec16

Loving You To Pieces...

Loving You to Pieces- Join Our Wild World Talk Radio with Dex Kotze and Pippa Cobb Hankinson discussing the illegal wildlife trade. Just a few months earlier, in Kenya, thousands of poached animal skins were added to the ivory flames. We are losing our wildlife to illegal trade and insatiable...

Holiday Shopping or Compulsive Shopping? A Painful Difference By Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips Dec13

Holiday Shopping or ...

While everyone seems to be shopping for the Holidays, there are those for whom shopping is more addiction than choice. For them shopping like any other addiction is a desperate attempt to regulate feelings. This blog discusses the signs, symptoms  and offers some strategies for help....

The Stock Market: Illegal Wildlife Trade Economics with Alejandro Nadal By Eli Weiss Dec08

The Stock Market: Il...

Economics play a huge part in illegal wildlife trade. When we understand how macroeconomics influence pricing and multi commodity ‘black market’ trade in illicit wildlife ‘products’- such as ivory and rhino horn, we have a better understand of how to shift our focus...

School’s In Application Workshop: Supplements for Penn, Brown, Columbia, Harvard, and Cornell; Keeping Track of Your Student Loans By Elizabeth Heaton Dec02

School’s In Applicat...

If you’ve taken out a new student loan every year or even every semester, keeping track of them can be a herculean task. Tune in for tips on how to best do this. In this week’s School’s In Application Workshop session, we’re going to talk through the supplements for Penn, Brown,...

CITES A Treaty for our Times with Dr. Ronald Orenstein Part 2 By Eli Weiss Nov30

CITES A Treaty for o...

Join Eli Weiss with Ron Orenstein for Part 2 where we discuss ivory bans, CITES, and how we can affect the future for wildlife. We Humans have been the dominant species on this planet for thousands of years and just in the past 40 or so years, we are seeing the most significant climate change...

What Is CITES The Long View with Dr. Ronald Orenstein Part 1 By Eli Weiss Nov23

What Is CITES The Lo...

Join Eli Weiss this week with Ron Orenstein, participant and Observer at CITES since 1987, and author of eleven books on science and nature. There has been a lot of discussion on the outcome of COP 17-so I thought I would look to an expert source to get the best understanding of how we can...

The Importance Of Me...

The Importance Of Mental Resilience According to psychiatrists, the quality most likely to ensure good mental health, a sense of wellbeing, and the ability to cope equably with the blows dealt us by life is not courage, or positivity, or even self-belief. Instead, it is something which, while...

School’s In! Application Workshop: Countdown to January 1 and Listener Questions on College Finance and Admissions By Elizabeth Heaton Nov18

School’s In! Applica...

With Thanksgiving only a week away, New Year’s Day is fast approaching. The holidays may mean gifts and family gatherings, but here at College Coach ‘tis the season for regular decision application deadlines. We’ll spend a little time on planning now so that you’re not writing at...

Now What? By Eli Weiss Nov16

Now What? By Eli Wei...

After such tremendous shifts in 2016 from the IUCN, to CITES, and to the US Presidential election… Now What? Tune in with Eli Weiss on Our Wild World Talk Radio as we go back to 2012 and hold the cards to the future. We’re on the razors edge of what we choose to implement good or bad....

Are Lion the New Rhino with Pieter Kat LionAid By Eli Weiss Nov11

Are Lion the New Rhi...

Join Eli Weiss this Monday with long time guest on Our Wild World Talk Radio Show and Lion conservationist, Dr. Pieter Kat with Lion Aid. On Nov 7th at 8 a.m. PT, Tune In as we discuss the #illegaltrade in endangered species more specifically #Lions. As time goes on we all notice and realize...

The Pros and Cons of Not Applying for Financial Aid When Applying to College; School’s In! Application Workshop: New University of California Essay Prompts By Elizabeth Heaton Nov11

The Pros and Cons of...

One of our most frequent questions revolves around whether or not to apply for financial aid when applying for acceptance. There are many factors to consider here, and we’ll try to cover as many as possible during today’s show. Twenty days from our airdate of Nov. 10 marks the final...

Love Lions Alive with Andi Rive By Eli Weiss Nov07

Love Lions Alive wit...

Join Eli Weiss with Andi Rive on Monday Oct 31st as we discuss the Love Lions Alive Project and the work they do to help preserve one our planets apex predators from an industry that holds their demise in their hands.. On Our Wild World Talk Radio we’ve discussed the canned lion industry from...

CITES: CoP-OUT with Chris Mercer By Eli Weiss Oct26

CITES: CoP-OUT with ...

Join Eli Weiss this week with Chris Mercer discussing the Cop-OUT of CITES!!! There is a disturbing trend with far reaching consequences when wild life becomes, as my guest Chris Mercer calls it, Alternative Livestock and the general public is being misled…. The ruling of #Lions,...

What is making us sick?! By Dr. John and Linda Gonino Oct19

What is making us si...

Did you know recent studies have stated that LESS THAN 5% OF THE WORLD IS HEALTHY? Meaning, not on medication and complaining of chronic symptoms. Wow, that’s staggering. So what is making us oh so sick? That’s our topic this week with Dr. Richard and Cindy Becker. T.V show hosts of Your...

Loving You To Pieces – Wildlife Trade with Dex Kotze and Pippa Hankinson By Eli Weiss Oct19

Loving You To Pieces...

Join Eli Weiss on Monday the 17th with special guests Dex Kotze and Pippa Hakinson for a riveting conversation about the ramifications of conservation due to the pressure of supply vs demand in #wildlife trading voted for at CITES. With CITES at an end, we have to ramp up and continue...

What Makes an Apology Effective in Healing? By Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips Oct14

What Makes an Apolog...

This blog considers what makes an apology effective in healing. It considers that for an apology to be restorative, it must meet one or more psychological needs.It needs to reflect the pain caused, accept blame, restore dignity and open the space for dialogue… More...

Captured in Africa with Drew Abrahamson and Paul Tully By Eli Weiss Oct11

Captured in Africa w...

Join Eli Weiss with Drew Abrahamson & Paul Tully as we discuss CannedLion Farming.. With the recent and upsetting ruling on Lion conservation, the trade and Wildlife Crime will go on. We PEOPLE must stand up and #saveourwildlife from #Extinction and that is forever. Drew and Paul take us...

Trading What’s Left of Life By Eli Weiss Oct07

Trading What’s...

Decades of data tells us our world is quickly sliding past tipping points to points of no return. In just the last decade viable populations across the board have or are disappearing. That we not reaching global sustainable development and environmental goals compatible and conducive to the...

Armored But Still Needs Protection with Lisa Hywood By Eli Weiss Oct05

Armored But Still Ne...

Join Eli Weiss with our guest Lisa Hywood of The Tikki Hywood Trust. Tune is on Monday Oct 3rd at 8 a.m. as we discuss the plight of the pangolin, the world’s most trafficked mammal and what Zimbabweans and the world are doing about it. Over the past 15 years, Human greed has surpassed...

School’s In Application Workshop: Listener Admissions and College Finance Questions By Elizabeth Heaton Sep23

School’s In Applicat...

A few weeks ago, we ran a Facebook contest asking for your most pressing college admissions and finance questions. Today, we’re going to answer as many of them as we can during our hour-long session. About College Coach Since 1998, College Coach has been the nation’s leading provider of...

Connect How To Know If He’s Really Your Man By Dawn Burnett Sep07

Connect How To Know ...

Wellness strategist Dawn Burnett has an impressive track record for helping people unlock better health and greater vitality.  Like all of us, however, she has had a life filled with highs and lows. The child of divorced parents and a survivor of abuse, she was in a toxic marriage and...