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Applying, Affording, Succeeding
20 Tips for Mastering College

Learn best practices, key deadlines and how to help your child maximize opportunities to get accepted. Discover how to create a strong college list, create a plan to pay for college, and choose a major and career path.

Crack the Code:
Tips for Highly Selective Admissions

This limited-time event is specifically for high-achieving students striving for a highly competitive academic institution. Learn how to maximize your academic talents during the college admissions process.

Start your College Planning Right Here and Now

We guide you through the necessary steps to successfully plan for college during junior year of high school. By having a plan, you'll reduce your stress and make sure you're on the right track moving into senior year.

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College Application Tips for 9th & 10th Graders

We will cover important topics students and parents should be thinking about as freshman and sophomores to set them up for later college planning success. Learn the basic fundamentals of college planning that set the stage come junior & senior year.

Time to Shine:
Your Common Application Essay

Applying to college is a milestone event. And while the application process continues to evolve, college application essays remain a standard for universities in determining future freshman classes. This 60-minute virtual event is designed to educate rising seniors on formulating the Common Application essay, choosing a good topic, and writing a compelling story.

S.A.F.E The Four Most Important Factors of College Selection

Navigating the college selection process isn’t easy. It’s one of the most important topics when it comes to college planning because so much is riding on the decision. Plus, many teens don’t know what they want and many parents don’t know where to start. That's why we created the S.A.F.E college selection framework, which helps teens and parents understand how to evaluate colleges in four key areas to determine if they should make the list. We break down what to consider each category in order to zero in on the right college fit.

How to Stay on Track through COVID

Given the uncertainty families are facing in the college planning process (SAT/ACT testing, college lists, college visits, etc.) this webinar is aimed to help students as they navigate this "new normal".  We will discuss how to stay on track with college planning remotely as well as potential long term impacts you need to prepare for.

College Planning Strategies for STEM Majors

With the number of students graduating with STEM degrees increasing by more than 36% in the last decade, the college admissions process at the top schools has become more competitive than ever. Beyond strong grades and test scores, we will discuss all of the important factors colleges use to evaluate prospective students. From computer science and engineering to pre-med, mathematics and data science, we will discuss selecting the best fit major, building a great college list, choosing the right extra-curricular activities and learning how to write the most compelling application essays.

Stress Free College Planning

Planning for college has undoubtedly become one of the most stressful aspects of life for both high school students and their parents. Everybody has questions and very few people know how to find all the right answers. Layer in nearly a year of COVID-19 and its repercussions on ACT/SAT testing, canceled sports seasons and extracurriculars, and an inability to go on college visits, and the uncertainly has caused many families' anxiety levels to reach an all-time high. HelloCollege is here to help! We will share some of our top tips to help you get organized, and create a structured timeline and plan that will help you build a great college list, boost students' admissions potential and maximize financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Say HelloCollege and goodbye stress!

Improve Your Odds of Admission with Remote Extracurriculars

Getting into a selective college or university takes far more than just good grades and test scores. These colleges are looking for students who stand out from the crowd through leadership and participation over the entire four years of high school. Through a deep dive into school, community and career based activities, we will provide an outline of how to explore passions and get engaged throughout high school.

SAT/ACT Test Prep:
Understanding Test Optional

Test Optional and Test-Blind admissions policies aren’t new, but due to COVID-19 more than 875 top tier universities have adopted the policy. In this workshop, we go over key information you need to know as a high school student planning for college in today’s world.

ACT/SAT Gameplan

The role and importance of standardized tests have changed a lot over the past year. This workshop will help you gauge the importance of standardized tests for your student and formulate a manageable game plan specific to them.

Avoid College Planning Anxiety and Stress

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