Q: There are so many parts to a college application: the essays, grades, test scores, extracurricular activities, letters of recommendation, and community service hours. How do you know what the most important piece is?

A: Hands down, the TRANSCRIPT!

Amy-Chatterjee-CollegeWise-College Advisor, College-Counselor

A Free Parent Webinar: The Most Important Document of the College Application

What is the most important document of the college application? Why grades matter. And how can you prepare your student for the college admissions process?

Join S4, along with Amy Chatterjee, Senior College Counselor from Collegewise, to learn more about the importance of your child’s transcript, what it actually is, how they can show a love of learning through their courses and why transcripts are the MOST important part of the college application.

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 to the choices their students will ultimately have.

There is no charge for the program, but registration is required.

When:  Wednesday, November 9, at 7:00 pm EST

Register Today

What you will learn:

  • Why grades and course rigor are more important than ever
  • What classes and grades reveal about focus and motivation
  • How colleges assess students without testing, and what an “academic profile” means
  • How college admissions view a student’s high school transcript
  • What it means to engage with the world around you, and why this is so important in the college process

In addition, we will discuss the importance of your student’s:

  • writing skills
  • ability to self-advocate
  • developed and demonstrated interests and passions

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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*