College 101 - Parent Workshop
The college process is complex and often bewildering. This course will demystify the process and arm you with the knowledge to make sure that your student is primed for a successful application season. Familiarize yourself with the different steps in the process so that you can support your student through the process.
Course Selection and how that impacts major selection/acceptance
Developing Relationships with Teachers and requesting letters of recommendation
Finding a Passion
Testing - Test Optional, Test Blind, etc.
Application strategies (Early Decision, Early Action, Regular Decision, Rolling Applications)
The different applications and their requirements (UC, CSU, Common, etc)
The College Process/Timeline
Summer for Essays
Fall Applications and Supplemental Essays
Fall Sports can be challenging
How Colleges Read Applications
The role of the school counselor in the application process
The role of the parent in the application process
Dispelling College Myths