Captivate the Room

Making an Impression with Mary Grace Gardner

August 12, 2019

Welcome to the show!

Today's episode originally aired 4/8/18 but there is SO much valuable information to share that I wanted to run it again for those who may have missed it!

You are in for such a treat with today’s guest Mary Grace Gardner.  Mary Grace is an expert in all things interviewing both college and career. 

I’ve seen her work and she is truly an expert and has so much valuable information about the in’s and out’s of what it takes to land your dream job through the interview process or getting your child into their top college pick.

If you’ve got a high school student and are starting to do the prep to get him/her into the college of their dreams, looking to get some help with scholarships this is the show for you.

Or, are a job seeker that wants to land that next interview or get to the next level in your current career, you don’t want to miss this episode either!

Mary Grace’s work also aligns with my work significantly!

Today we are talking about:

Exactly what it takes to land that dream school or position,

How the voice plays a key role in the interviewing process,

What is one of the key factors in getting into the college of your dreams,

How you can make it through college debt free,

Big mistakes job interviewees make,

Important technique before and during the actual interview,

And More!

 You can sign up for more information on the essay workshops here.

Guest Bio

Mary Grace Gardner is a  college admission and career coach with over ten years of experience helping students apply to colleges using what she learned as part of the admissions council for one of the top universities in the United States combined with what she did to get accepted into schools like UCLA, Yale, and Johns Hopkins.

She graduated from both undergraduate and graduate school completely debt free thanks to scholarships.

After graduate school, Mary Grace landed a competitive fellowship in healthcare administration and quickly rose in the ranks of leadership. She has reviewed thousands of resumes and interviewed applicants for roles ranging from administrative assistant to senior executive. She knows exactly what it takes to stand out from other applicants and land your dream job.

You can find her at