If you cannot see where you are going, ask someone who has been there before.

— J Loren Norris

College Admissions Counseling Workshop 1

We are proud to have completed an international workshop for college guidance counselors in New Jersey on August 19-21, 2017. Participants not only received theoretical and practical training but also acquired skills to train students for college admission and college life. The workshop covered 30 topics in 15 sessions, including real case studies

The participants had chance to interact and network with experienced counselors and visited Harvard, MIT and Yale universities.

College Admissions Counseling Workshop

Some topics discussed include:

– Counselor’s role
– Month by month college counseling activities
– College counseling resources
– Extracurriculars
– Working with parents
– Career counseling
– College application process
– Transcript
– Early decision (ED) and early action (EA)
– Tests and scores

– Recommendation letters
– The application essay
– Financial aid
– Selecting top students and prepare them (5 year program)
– Academic internships, research opportunities
– College perspective: Case studies
– International applicants – specific subjects
– School profile preparation
– CEEB codes
– Meaningful activities for international students

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