College Admissions Workshops

Join more than 50,000+ families who have gained valuable insights about college planning at our free online college planning workshops

Upcoming Workshops

college planning for juniors event
Tuesday, October 03, 2023
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST

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.

college app essays workshop
Wednesday, October 04, 2023
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST

The personal statement essay is a student’s chance to make their application stand out. Learn the best strategies to ensure your college app essays put your best foot forward.

supplemental essays event workshop picture
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST

This 60-minute virtual event is designed to educate high school seniors on formulating stand out supplemental essays by staying on point with your topic and writing a compelling story.

the secret to highly selective admissions
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST

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.

free proctored sat act test
Saturday, October 21, 2023
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM CST

Prepare for the upcoming ACT with a FREE full-length practice ACT test. A score & detailed improvement report are included.

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Expert Speakers

Kevin Krebs - Founder of HelloCollege

Kevin Krebs

Founder & Managing Director

Partners For Achievement & HelloCollege founder and Northwestern University grad Kevin Krebs has helped more than 40,000 families with college planning in the 20 Tips to College Success workshop. Kevin has a passion for higher education and has spent over 20 years helping students get into the college of their choice, and within budget.

Andrea Emmons


Andrea has spent her career guiding students and families from across the country on their path to college. Andrea has over seventeen years of experience mentoring and building college planning curriculum and resources for students and student-athletes. Andrea knows the profound impact proactive college planning has on the lives of students and is passionate about changing student outcomes.

Hans Hanson

Senior Admissions Advisor

As an advocate for the student, Hans is a 15-year National College Advisor helping families from around the world navigate the complexities of the college process. Hans felt the need to leverage his experience and influence together with a larger college advising service having greater resources and support. Having the mindset to fiercely support students’ interests brought him to HelloCollege and its great team of professionals.

College Admission Seminars

20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop

Our college application workshops are designed to simplify the college admissions process. This 60-minute workshop will empower you to take control of college planning. In our college admissions assistance workshops, you will learn about best practices, key deadlines and how to succeed.

In our college prep workshops, we answer questions like:
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First, we assess the right path for each student and how to maximize their odds of getting into a top-choice school. We discuss how to create a strong college list, review essays and other admissions requirements.

How to Decide on a Major

Paying for College

We help you understand the landscape of college payment options such as financial aid, grants and loans. Learn how to minimize out-of-pocket costs and how to navigate merit- vs. need-based aid, understand your EFC and fill out the FAFSA.

Career Success

We go over strategies that will help your child build a solid resume and land a good internship. We discuss career planning, choosing the right major and what to look for in a school.

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