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College Essay Writing Crash Course
Join us on Wednesday, October 4 at 6:00 PM CDT to discover the secret sauce to strong essay writing with Collegewise Founder and CEO, Kevin McMullin!
Did you know students can write upwards of a dozen college essays for their application?
In this webinar, our experts will share their proven techniques on how to overcome writer’s block and write impressive college application essays.
+ The difference between the personal statement and supplemental essay
+ How to approach essay writing that’s impressive and effective
+ What to avoid in essay writing
+ And much more!
Register now and take essay writing to the next level with our expert strategies.
A Beginner's Guide to College Admissions
Parents, can you answer your child's college application questions? Join us on Wednesday, October 11 at 5:00 PM CDT to discover the ins and outs of the entire process!
To many freshmen and sophomores, essays and applications seem a lifetime away. But there are other aspects of college planning that are important today. Participating in classes, getting involved in activities, and developing good habits will help freshmen and sophomores be more successful.
In this webinar, our college counselors and admissions experts will be:
+ Taking parents through the process from start to finish
+ Offering strategic advice on building strong applications with a focus on academics, extracurriculars, and essays
+ And sharing the truth about what admissions officers value from applicants
Join us for this exclusive event with industry experts.
Ask Us Anything with The Princeton Review Founder and former Collegewise CEO!
Join us on Thursday, October 12 at 5:00 PM PDT to ask an admissions expert, former CEO, and The Princeton Review Founder anything and everything about the college admissions process.
Does your family feel overwhelmed by the college admissions process? We're here to help!
Join us for a live Ask Us Anything session with The Princeton Review Founder and former Collegewise CEO, Paul Kanarek, to get all your burning questions answered.
Anything goes, and our experts are here to put your family at ease with:
- Honest advice
- The latest news
- And a sneak peek into the future of admissions
Register now and take the guesswork out of your admissions experience.
The Ultimate Guide to the Common App
Join us on Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 PM CDT to hear how to use your Common Application to tell your story in a way that admissions directors will find compelling.
Students of all ages and parents! Join our experienced college counselors as they share tips, facts, and all the updates your family needs to know before filling out the application and clicking "Submit."
This session will include:
- A full overview of the 2023-2024 Common App
- How students can successfully navigate the college application process
- Tips and tools to be a competitive applicant and more!
Extracurricular Planning 101 with a Former Harvard Admissions Officer
Join us on Thursday, October 26 at 4:00 PM PDT with former Harvard admissions officer and guest speaker, Benito, who will be taking families behind the admissions curtain and sharing insights on what admissions officers find most effective in the Activities section.
Whether your teen is at the early stages of extracurricular planning or finalizing their list of activities, the main question students ask is "Will admissions officers find this impressive?"
Your family will leave this webinar with:
- A better understanding of the extracurricular importance
- What admissions officers value most
- How students are evaluated
- And more!
With the school year back in full swing and winter break fast approaching, students will learn valuable tips on how to build a successful activities list!