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

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST

We'll cover each step needed to set your junior up for success and ensure you don’t miss any key college planning activities and deadlines.

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

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

the secret to highly selective admissions
Tuesday, December 12, 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.

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Wednesday, December 13, 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.

free proctored sat act test
Saturday, December 16, 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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Tuesday, December 19, 2023
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST

Guide your student through the college admissions process with proven strategies that have helped over 20,000 families successfully get into college. Great for any high school student or parent regardless of grad year.

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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.

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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