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SENIORS - Class of 2019

Resources, Ideas, and Opportunities to Assist You in Your College Application Process!


Ethan Sawyer's Online Summer College Workshops

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT for our SMCHS seniors!
Each course will only cost SMCHS students $75 to register for the course
(regular price is $297 per course)



How to register Ethan Sawyer's online summer college workshops:

  1. June 16-June 22 How to Write a Personal Statement. The LIVE course is 4pm-5:30pm and you can watch the taped version
    at any time. Click Here for information and registration.
  2. June 24-30 How to Write Your College Application + Supplemental Essays. The LIVE course is 4pm-5:30pm and you can watched the taped version at any time. CLICK HERE for information and registration.

Select the STUDENT Course (not Counselor Course) at the price of $297 and use the coupon code SMCHS.

SM College Application SUMMER Boot Camp

The SM Counseling Department is providing 2 opportunities to get a head start on your college applications! Learn how to start your Common App, list activities and awards, request recommendation letters, apply for scholarships/merit aid, organize your college list, fall dates and deadlines and get all of your questions answered. There is no charge for this valuable event for our students

DATES OFFERED:

Tuesday, JUNE 19 from 9am-12:30pm
JUNE 19 IS SOLD OUT.
PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR THE NEXT AVAILABLE BOOT CAMP.


Tuesday, JULY 17 from 9am-12:30pm
(Only 100 students for this boot camp. Sign up to hold a spot.)
To RSVP for the JULY 17 camp

CLICK HERE
*For essay writing, make sure to enroll in the Ethan Sawyer Online Essay Workshops listed above

SM ESSAY WORKSHOP
WITH ETHAN SAWYER

Wednesday, August 8
in the Science Lecture Hall

Spend the day with Ethan Sawyer and gain valuable insight on writing your college essay, supplemental essays, and the UC writing prompts!


Register for 1, 2 or all 3 workshops!


  1. 9am-12:30pm:
    How to Write a Personal Statement (Common App Essay)
  2. 1:30pm-2:30pm:
    How to Answer the “Why Name of College______”
  3. 2:45pm – 3:30pm:
    Essay and Advice on Supplemental Essays. How to Answer the UC Writing Prompts

REGISTER NOW FOR:

Ethan Sawyer Webinar

Ethan walks you through 5 great ways to complete your college application with ease, purpose, and joy.

How to Create An Amazing College Application

VERY Comprehensive List of Resources to Use to Create A Great College List!

Compiled by Ethan Sawyer, Steven Antonoff
(Author of College Match and College Finder), and
Ted Fiske (Author of the Fiske Guide)

Click Here


Essay Resource

Johns Hopkins posts examples of great college essays they have received with comments and notes from the admissions team. Hopefully this will give you some ideas when you are writing your essays!

Click Here

"How to Apply to College"

4 Week Online Course offered by the University of Pennsylvania

This course walks you through the process of applying to college and is taught by experts in the field. There is coursework, videos, and the ability to ask questions. The course is offered every 4 weeks. There is no charge to enroll!

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College Planning And College Decision Worksheet.

Use this resource to track deadlines, college information, scholarships, costs and then also to compare acceptances and financial offerings when you are selecting your final choice in the spring!

Download Worksheet