How is the Coronavirus changing college admissions and planning? This podcast, for high school students and their families, will uncover current topics, provide essential tips, and bring the latest news during this not-so-normal time in history.
The Common Application has seven Personal Statements to choose from. In May, an optional question was added under the "Additional Information" section. Students can share, in 250 words or less, the effects COVID-19 had on them this past semester. In this episode I interview Irene Frazier, essay coach and English teacher of 30 years, on how to address this essay, as well as tips for brainstorming and drafting personal statements for this college application.
During this time of the coronavirus many students have been limited in the activities they can be involved in. By taking the time this summer to use free online resources, students can discover more about themselves through online assessments. When students are more aware of their strengths, values and interests they are able to begin to focus more strongly on education. This is a process that contributes to learning and achievement. Let's find out how your child can begin now!
How might universities and colleges look in the near future due to changes brought about by COVID-19? Listen to this brief episode that delves into what experts are saying. What advice do we give to rising seniors in this time?
Typically, for high school students, the summer was a great time to expand horizons, learn new skills, explore college campuses, job shadow, intern and more. Due to changes with the coronavirus, activities have been limited. What can your teen do this summer to still stand out to college admissions officers and grow their passions?