This email serves as a check in and offers you some timely reminders.
Class of 2022: Week of July 20
Hello Rising Juniors!
We hope you are all well and settling in nicely to these warm summer months. This email serves as a check in and offers you some timely reminders. Please take a few minutes to review the following information. Additionally, we are again sharing some summer ideas during COVID-19 if you have some free time on your hands and want to engage in an activity or two,
College Under COVID, Admissions Roundtable Series, July 28 at 12noon
You are welcome to join a lively conversation that explores the critical questions around higher education in a continually changing landscape. Click here to register and/or view past webinars.
July and August Workshop Wednesdays hosted by Macalester
You can register for one or multiple workshops here.
Finding your sense of belonging
Being the first: navigating the college process as a first generation scholar
Decoding the college search
Writing a college essay
Getting your letter of recommendation
Being your best advocate
Navigating financial aid
Application tips and pointers
Filling out the Common App
What is a liberal arts college
College Tip Tuesdays hosted by Mount Holyoke College
Sign up for one or more general college search/application sessions here.
Session topics include:
Assessing College Fit, July 21
Dialogue with the Dean: Why a Gender-Diverse Women’s College?, July 28
Living and Learning in a Global Community, August 4
Application Review: Behind the Scenes, August 11
What I Wish I Knew during the Application Process: Advice from Current Students, August 18
I’m First!: The First-Generation Student Experience, August 25
Financial Aid 101, September 1
Colorado College Bootcamp Series
The College Bootcamp Series is designed to help students get a strong start on their college search and application process. Register here.
Topics will include:
ED, EA, RA, Oh My! Understanding Decision Plans
Liberal Arts & Sciences: What does this really mean?
Financial Aid 101: Starting the Conversation About Financial Fit
The Rocky Mountain West: Attending College in Colorado and Colorado Springs
Thoughts from College Admissions Deans
College admissions officers know full well that this year will look very different than in years past. Here are some reflections from over 300 admissions deans.
College Admissions Webinars
The following college admissions webinars are available to assist rising juniors. You are welcome to attend any or all of the following programs:
Webinar: The Current State of College Admission Testing
You are invited to attend this webinar hosted by Compass Test Prep on August 5 at 8pm EST.
Registration and past webinars can be found here.
Webinar Recording: Test Optional Admissions at Tulane
The following webinar offers a good amount of information for anyone interested in test optional admissions in general and also insight into the holistic review process. The recording can be found here.
Curious about your personality type?
As you think about your future plans, it could be interesting and/or helpful to learn more about your personality type. Click here for a survey and investigate the results!
Wishing you a safe and healthy weekend!
The College Counseling Team