Frisco, TX 75034
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College Admissions Guidance
Have you heard? Along with providing tips for college essays and applications, we
also teach students how to create a practical college list and receive financial aid.
After all, this program is all-inclusive!
In this engaging, 12-part webinar series, students will receive guidance on a comprehensive approach to choosing and applying to colleges. From application to acceptance, this program will help students with:
How to decide what you want for your college experience and what schools align with your preferences and academic profile.
A review of the application requirements and the key factors colleges consider when evaluating applicants.
Tools for developing a preliminary college list based on your preferences from webinar 1, your GPA/transcript performance, and test score performance.
Resources to guide you through college visits and meetings with admissions personnel and faculty, as well as how to demonstrate interest for colleges who track this.
How to develop a strong resume and stand out through meaningful activities outside the classroom.
Understanding the various admission decision options (ED, EA, EDII, RSA), what to do if you are deferred and how to submit appeals.
How to ask teachers for recommendations and prepare for engaging conversations in college interviews.
Understanding the key differences (Common App, Coalition App,
UC system app, Apply TX, etc) and overview of how to complete the various sections.
Writing the personal statement.
Writing essay supplements for selective colleges.
Understanding your financial aid options and maximizing your opportunity to get money for college.
What these schools expect from applicants, the importance of the “hook” for selective schools, and information for students who want to apply to medical school.
This workshop will simplify and demystify the college application and admission process for students and parents, while helping future scholars find colleges and apply with less stress and more joy.
Through hands-on learning activities and research, you’ll get tools, techniques, and timelines to give you a competitive advantage and make the process more efficient. Expert instruction from a seasoned college admissions advisor will help you find and explore best fit colleges and learn what you’ll need to do to apply. You’ll take with you the beginnings of a college list, a resume outline, interview skills and essay writing techniques and practice.
This workshop will cover:
How to determine which colleges and degrees are best for you.
Criteria colleges use to evaluate applicants.
How to research colleges and create a preliminary, well-balanced list of likely, target and reach schools.
How to stand out beyond test scores and grades and craft a strong resume.
How to distinguish yourself through compelling recommendations from teachers and conversations with admissions officers.
Overview of the various application platforms and how to complete them.
How to write an engaging, unique and interesting personal statement, as well as individual essay supplements.
Requirements and admissions standards for elite universities.
An overview of the FAFSA and CSS Profile, and how to maximize your opportunity to get money from colleges.
Students must bring a personal laptop or iPad to the class.
From devising topics that don’t sound cliché to crafting essays that insightfully articulate those topics, the process of writing a college essay can be daunting. This bootcamp will thoroughly explore the college essay writing process, with dos and don’ts for writing essays that are a testament to you, your character, and your passions. Through in-depth, one-on-one meetings, we will guide you on how to improve your main flagship essay and five supplemental essays without detracting from their originality. And in the process, you will develop valuable writing skills that will last long after your college applications are complete.
This bootcamp will include:
We will meet several times with you to discuss your progress, field any questions, and suggest areas for improvement.
When you make edits to your essay drafts, we will be available to look over them as many times as you need.
This offering will cover up to five supplemental essays and one long (flagship) essay. But whether you need an extra nudge on your supplemental essays or are striving to give your flagship essay that personal flair, we will give you personalized advice that goes far beyond just how to meet the word requirement.
Feast on our comprehensive library of videos with endless strategies on how to write an essay that embraces your achievements, reflects on your challenges, and tells your story.
Generating unique ideas for how to respond to generic prompts can be challenging, so we will push you in the right direction! We will help guide you toward the essay “sweet spot” — a topic that speaks to who you are without appearing to be a truism.
Need extra help? Not a problem! Assistance with additional essays or customizations to this package are available. If you contact us, we will work with you individually and make sure you meet your needs.
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of the most prestigious colleges... it's your turn!
Yes! We will guide you on the best way to write an essay that truly stands out in the eyes of college admissions staff.
Absolutely! No matter what university you wish to attend, we will teach you how to submit an exceptional application with strong recommendation letters, essays, and a resume chock-full of your activities.
Of course! We understand that applying to college is a tedious and oftentimes confusing process, and we will walk you through the variety of ways (and apps) that you can use to apply for college, including the Common App, the Coalition App and so much more. And don’t worry! Rather than simply giving you a list of apps or application methods, we will teach you exactly how to use them so that you have no doubts when applying. Sounds like a good deal!
No. Instead, we will guide you on the best ways to receive financial aid and scholarships from colleges (and even from your high school!). We will help you maximize your ability to gain money for college so that you can minimize the amount of money that leaves your pocket.