Planning For College: Maximizing Your Child's Success

Wednesday, October 03, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Building 46, 3189
43 VASSAR ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

Presenter: Julia Jones, M.A.; Senior Manager, Educational Counseling, College Coach

High school is the critical time to help maximize a student’s potential for success in college admissions. With close to 4,000 options, complexity in admissions is at an unprecedented high. Key topics covered include:

  • How colleges evaluate applications
  • Planning the ideal high school academic program
  • Putting together a strong college list
  • Tips for choosing a topic and crafting a strong essay
  • Valuable ideas for a successful application
  • Suggestions for avoiding some common application pitfalls
  • How to narrow options and select the best college match for your child
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