Workshops

Free Workshops for High School Juniors

Students are adapting to on-line coursework, physical distancing, and being at sea with their usual activities. Most juniors have been stymied in their college search and application process. Hybrid school schedules provide less facetime with advisors and counselors. And time marches on.

 

College application deadlines start in the fall, you will want to be prepared, organized, and informed.

These free 1-2 hour workshops are designed to help you figure out what you care about, find out what is available, and start your focused application and essay.

College Essay Writing Workshop

Get started working on an essay at the beginning of the week. Understand what makes you stand out and what makes a good college application essay. Become familiar with two styles of essays and begin (or continue) writing a compelling essay.

Creating a College List Workshop

 

Learn preferences, resources for searching, how to identify best fit colleges, and how to narrow your list over time.

College Application Workshop

Decide what you want your application to say about you and strategize how to convey this through the Activities List, Additional Information section, and the Essay (Personal Statement).

Making Summer Worthwhile Workshop

Plans have likely changed. Programs that you were planning on have been canceled. Identify what you want to do or learn, and create a summer that feels worthwhile to you.