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COLLEGE WORKSHOP SERIES

UPCOMING WORKSHOP TOPICS:

April 28

Unique College Programs
We will explore different programs, international opportunities, and off the beaten path possibilities in the path of higher education.

All grades welcome. 10th-11th grade recommended.

PAST WORKSHOPS:

AUGUST 20
Selective College Application Workshop
If you are a senior and applying to a highly selective college, don't miss this workshop!Specific admission strategies and the most current advice and updates for particular schools will be presented. 10th/11th students and parents are welcome to preview admissions strategies.


SEPTEMBER 24
Demonstrated Interest, Attending a College Fair, and Communicating with College Admissions Officers
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. All grades welcome. 10th-12th recommended.


OCTOBER 22
High School Skills 
Learn about the resources available to build resilience, grit and perserverance in achieving your goals. Asking for help is part of the process of individual problem solving. Get an overview of what you can do to manage time, set goals, seek academic guidance, and explore extra curricular options. All grades welcome. 9th-10th recommended.


NOVEMBER 4
Testing 101 
The world of college standardized testing can be overwhelming. Get all of your questions about the ACT, the SAT, test optional schools, and test prep answered! All grades welcome. 9th-11th recommended.


FEBRUARY 12
Naviance
Naviance is software tool used to prepare for the college admissions process. Learn how to use College Match, build your prospective college list, research scholarships, explore potential majors and careers, and use all the resources available! Bring your tablet or a laptop and make sure you know your password for this interactive workshop!
All grades welcome. 9th-11th grade recommended. 2:45pm - 3:30pm


MARCH 2
Paying for College
Learn about financial aid, merit aid, and scholarships. There are ways you can maximize your money through 4+1 programs, inexpensive colleges, scholarship research, and unique strategies.
All grades welcome. 9th-11th grade recommended.

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