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College Workshop Series

SM is offering 8 college workshops designed for our families to gain insight into a variety of college preparatory topics. Parents and students are welcome to attend. RSVPs are recommended. Please RSVP using the form at the bottom of this page.

All the events are held from 7:15am-8:15am in the Science Lecture Hall (C Bldg). Coffee and tea will be provided.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2018Selective College Admissions

*Targeted specifically to seniors as the content is specific to the 2018-19 admissions cycle. Other grades are still welcome to attend.

This workshop covers specific admission strategies as it relates to highly selective schools.

Presenters: Mr. Calbreath and Mrs. Crafts

DECEMBER 4, 2018Naviance Workshop

*Workshop focuses on 9th-11th grade parents/students.

Naviance is the primary tool used in college admissions organization! Learn about the many ways to use Naviance to plan ahead!

Presenters: Mrs. Flynn and Mrs. Crafts

APRIL 9, 2019Waitlist Stratgies

*Targeted specifically to seniors as the content is specific to the 2018-19 admissions cycle. Other grades are still welcome to attend.

If you have been waitlisted to your first choice college....learn how to continue seeking admission!

Presenter: Mrs. Crafts

SEPTEMBER 25, 2018College Fair Attendance AND Demonstrated Interest

This workshop focuses on tips to make attending a college fair productive and efficient. Learn about interacting with college admissions counselors and how the concept of "demonstrated interest" is used in the admissions process.

Presenters: Mrs. Crafts and Dr. Hale

JANUARY 23, 2019Summer Programs and Plans

Learn how to research and apply to summer programs OR how to create meaningful activities during the summer months!

Presenter: Mrs. Crafts

APRIL 26, 2019Unique College Programs, Locations and Opportunities

College opportunities are limitless! Learn about 4+1 programs, international colleges, and special opportunities to consider when building your college list.

Presenter: Mrs. Crafts

NOVEMBER 7, 2018Paying for College

This workshop focuses on financial aid, scholarships, and merit aid. Learn about some creative ways to explore college funding.

Presenter: Mrs. Crafts

FEBRUARY 13, 2019Testing 101

TESTING - All you ever wanted to know about the SAT/ACT!

Presenter: Mrs. Flynn

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