Podcasts

1st Mentor Street

This educational and thought provoking podcast explores soft skills, life lessons and general knowledge for teens and young adults that they can listen to by themselves or together with their parents. We, a mother occasionally accompanied by her two children, will explore a variety of topics (view list below) that are generally not covered through their education in school alone.

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Personal Development


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Foreign Languages

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Career Preparations

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Finance

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Diversity

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General Knowledge

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Health and Wellness

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Travel

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Many Others

Our goals are to give you conversation starters for the family, bring your attention to skills to create an extraordinary life while having the time of your life growing to the next level. You are the superhero in charge of reaching your fullest potential, while this podcast takes the role of your mentor. Come join us every Monday and Friday as we all learn and grow together!

Be sure to follow us on Instagram @1st_mentor_street.

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Ep. 97 - How to Tell Your Story on Your UC College Application | Wei-Li Sun
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Are you a high school senior, who is in the middle of their college application process, wondering how to best review your entire package?

Join us as I speak with Wei -Li Sun from askmssun.com, who is a UC admissions expert, to share with us her insights on what college admission is looking for when taking a look at your application.

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Ep. 96 - Strength Training | Ethan Burgess
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Do you sometimes think that strength training is not for you because it’s only for adults? Or are you interested in adding it to your workout routine, but don’t know where to start?

Join us as I speak with Ethan Burgess from Olio Fitness (Email: Ethan@olio.fit) and former professional ice skating champion about how he started his career in fitness and how the younger generation can and should incorporate strength training into their program.

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Ep. 95 - Advice for the Younger Generation | Various Guests
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If you liked episode 50, where we shared the wisdom that our past speakers would share with the younger version of themselves, this is another episode you can’t miss.

Join me as Bill Donckels, Nancy Steenson, Hilary Truong, Rob Schwartz, Mary Donnelly Crocker, Michael Trezza and Joe Krikorian pass on their little pieces of nuggets with the next generation.

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Ep. 94 - Skin Care 101 | Part 2 | Mayra Ruano
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Does school ever teach you how to take care of your skin? Do you know what ingredients to look for or avoid in skin care products? Would you like some beginner makeup tips?

Join us as Mayra Ruano, founder of glowinmakeup.com, takes a deeper dive with us in part 2 of our conversation. Look out for episode 87 several weeks ago when we covered the basics of skin care.

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Ep. 93 - Self Awareness | Lilian Phung
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Have you ever wondered how you do certain things and why? Or would you happen to be someone who is curious about human behavior?

Join me as I speak with Lilian Phung, HR professional and coach, as we discuss self awareness, how we can become more aware of our actions and why it’s so beneficial to learn more about what triggers your actions.

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Ep. 92 - How to Establish Healthy Meal Prepping Habits | Lisa Marie Hunstock
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Are you about to start college and live away from home for the first time, wondering if there’s anything you should start changing about your eating habits, or at least learn how to prep a meal?

Join me as I speak with Lisa Marie Hunstock (https://lisamariehunstock.com/), a certified nutritionist, about how to eat a balanced meal, how eating is sometimes connected to your emotions, basic kitchen equipment you must have and much more from a multicultural perspective.

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Ep. 91 - Homeschooling | Part 2 | Jessica Mead
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Have you ever heard about homeschooling, but dismissed it right away because you think kids educated at home have no social skills or might have difficulties getting into college?

Join me in part 2 of this interview with Jessica Meade, Entrepreneur, Educator, mom and CEO of Brandlync, who shares her experience and perspective about homeschooling her children while traveling the world with them. Please look for episode 84 for part 1 of our conversation.

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Episode 90 | Eye Health 101 | Part 2 | Dr. Brandon Pham
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Do you know how to take care of your eyes? What options do you have when your vision becomes blurry? Do you know what habits you can incorporate during your younger years that have a positive impact on your eye health in your later years?

Join me as I speak with Dr. Brandon Pham as he shares his insights on options for when your eyes don’t function perfectly during part 2 of our interview. If you missed the first part of our conversation, please listen to episode 83.

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Ep. 89 - Economics 101 | Keith Robinson
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Do you sometimes hear adults complaining about gas prices or know about the war between Russia and Ukraine, but never thought how these events have an impact on each other? And do you find anything related to economics just plain confusing?

Join me as I speak with Keith Robinson, Chief Strategic Officer of NextHome. Keith is very passionate to share his knowledge on the economy. We start with some definitions of key terms such as recession and supply and demand and dive into economic events you should be aware of.

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Ep. 88 - How to Find and Win Scholarships | Monica Matthews
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With college tuition increasing all the time, do you sometimes wonder how to pay for it all?

Well, we are here to help you with the support of scholarship expert Monica Matthews from https://how2winscholarships.com/ who will share how you can find scholarships and win them.

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