Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

College Admissions Counseling Workshop 2

We completed another international workshop for college guidance counselors on December 2, 3 and 9, 2017. The workshop took place online on three weekends and participating teachers were from some 1o different countries.

Participants received theoretical and practical training along with skills to train students for college admission and college life. The workshop covered more than 20 topics and real case studies.

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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