Hello seniors and senior caregivers,
We are thrilled to bring our families and students a new service offering going into the new school year. We have signed up our school to have access to College Guidance Network, a virtual programming network specializing in demystifying the college admissions process.
The full ten-episode series will provide you with expert advice on the college admissions process. Topics include how to create a balanced school list, write an effective essay and apply for financial aid. They will even take you behind the scenes to see how admissions committees actually work! Take a closer look at the full schedule of programming and speakers on their programming page.
The first episode will air live on Wednesday, September 16 at 7:00 PM ET: “Admissions in the time of COVID” to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on college admissions with the most up-to-date details.
Panelists are, Kate Cassino, CEO of Hobsons (Naviance); Lee Coffin, Dean of Admissions at Dartmouth; Bob Bardwell, Executive Director of Massachusetts School Counselor Association; and Nick Ducoff, author of “Better Off After College”, and Emily Roper-Doten, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid, Olin College of Engineering.
The discussion will include:
How families can make the best choices in a rapidly changing environment
Changes to the Common App
Changing test policies
The increasing importance of essays
Financial aid implications
How colleges’ institutional incentives may affect families
The discussion will be moderated by Lana Wong, Communications Lead from The Education Commission.
Zoom link to join the live webinar on September 16
You don’t need to take any action to register or sign-up for the episodes, I will share the Zoom link with you to view each episode prior to the airing date so you can add them to your family calendar. The episodes will also be posted to College Guidance Network website for later viewing.
EHS Counseling Department