Workshop Offered in 2019
|Sessions were held through July and August. Workshops and college coaching are subsidized by the NHEF.
Navigating the College Process:
A Road Map (for Parents and Students)
Tuesday July 30 from 7pm to 8pm
Guidance Counselor Vicki Kellum provided parents and students with a road map of what you should be doing and when for the college application process.
Demonstration and Hands-on Learning (for Parents)
Tuesday July 30 from 8pm to 9:30pm
This is a hands-on workshop for parents where Guidance Counselor Vicki Kellum demonstrated the college search and career tools available in Naviance that are available to you and your student.
College Applications 101:
Navigating Both the Common and Coalition Applications (for Rising Seniors only)
Thursday, August 1 from 3pm to 6pm
This is a hands-on workshop that guided students through filling out both the Common Application and the Coalition Application. Bring a computer with you and have an account set up in both the Common and Coalition applications as required.
You Make the Decision:
Become part of an admissions committee for the night.
(Parents and Students)
Thursday August 1 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Using case studies, attendees became an admissions committee for the night. This
exercise showed what Admissions Offices look for from applicants and the types of institutional requests and needs that might influence their decisions.
Individual College Coaching (for students)
Ongoing appointments available throughout July and August.
One-hour long individual coaching session with an experienced college coach was made available. A coach provided personalized counsel, strategies and planning to effectively navigate the college admissions process. While there is a nominal fee associated with this offering, the majority of the college coach’s fee is being underwritten by the NHEF. The coaching will consist of three components:
- Introductory emails/calls to identify and align areas of focus.
- A one-hour in-person meeting
- A written summary at the completion of the engagement Cost: $50
Please click here for the College Bound brochure.