A Free Parent Webinar: Preparing Your High School Student for College Applications
Everything you Want to Know About the High School Journey and the College Admissions Process, but Didn’t Know to Ask
In the new college admissions landscape, and thanks to Covid-19, grades matter. So do:
- Writing skills
- Developed and demonstrated interests/passions
Guest speaker, Amy Chatterjee, a college admissions thought-leader and gifted speaker, will explain the new landscape that lies before high school students post Covid-19, and how to prepare for the college admissions process.
Parents will learn practical ideas, advice, suggestions, tips and tricks on how students can maximize their high school experience.
In this 1-hour highly dynamic, information-filled, and interactive webinar, parents will gain a better understanding of the college admissions process, and how each year of high school contributes the choices their student will ultimately have.
There is no charge for the program, but registration is required.
When: Monday, May 3, at 7:00 pm EST
What you will learn:
- Why grades and course rigor are more important than ever
- What the big picture of colleges admissions looks like right now, mid-pandemic
- How colleges assess students without testing, and what an “academic profile” means
- What does a “good summer” actually look like this year?
- What it means to engage with the world around you and why this is so important in the college process
Amy Chatterjee, Senior College Counselor
Amy is an expert on college admissions whose goal is to help take the stress out of this process for families. As a Senior College Counselor with Collegewise, Amy’s deep understanding of the college admission process, her attentiveness to data and trends in education as well as a strong focus on the latest social and emotional learning research, make Amy a leader in this field.
Amy has a Masters in Counseling from Villanova University and with 20+ years’ experience as a college counselor has personally helped over 1,000 students successfully navigate the college admissions journey. She lives in Westport, Connecticut and is the proud mom of two teenagers who are sure to have two very different college journeys.
Did you know:
- Over 1,300 colleges and universities are test optional for Fall 2022, and 69 colleges are test blind
- As of January 2021 the SAT Essay and SAT Subject Tests will no longer be offered to students (YAY!)
- Selective colleges are seeing double-digit increases in applications
- 82% of students are dealing with anxiety, and 62% of students have trouble concentrating and focusing on their work*