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Helping Students Make Smart College and Career Choices


Youth College Connections in Concord, Massachusetts, has prepared students to make career choices and write college application essays for more than a decade. Former clients are more than pleased with the outcome of our full range of university admission services, and we measure our success by our clients' successes.


Congratulations Graduates!

YCC has coached students toward acceptance to their top choice, best-match colleges. Our clients have gained acceptance at undergraduate and graduate institutions (often with scholarships) to: Harvard U., Brown U., Rice U., Syracuse U., Fordham U., NYU, Northwestern U., UCLA, USC, Bates College, Bucknell U., Bentley U., Elon U., UVM, Rutgers U., Emory U., Columbia U., Drexel U., McGill U., and many others.


Quotation MarkKaren and her colleagues helped my kids 'think big' and achieve their dreams. We are so grateful for their hard work and dedication! Quotation marks

—Rhonda D., Lexington, MA


How to  Give a Winning Job Interview

YCC Director, Karen Kugel, Mentor to Harvard Graduate School of Education Students

For the fourth year, Karen Kugel, YCC director, will serve on the Harvard Graduate School of Education Student Alumni Mentoring Initiative (SAMI). The purpose of the program is to match students and alumni with common career interests and goals. The SAMI participants meet monthly, attend education-focused seminars, and share job skill insights and networking possibilities.

Karen has worked with public speaking expert, Gary Genard, The Genard Method, on two programs focused on improving college and career interviewing skills. Check out our video from YCC Living and Learning, "How to Give a Winning Job Interview."