From the College Counseling Office: Mark Your Calendar (April 21-23)

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 @ 8 p.m.
Representatives from admissions departments of Georgia Tech, George Washington University and the University of Texas Austin came together for a panel moderated by Ginger Fay, Applerouth Tutoring Services and former Senior Admissions Officer at Duke University. This free panel is provided by Applerouth Tutoring.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 @ 7 p.m.
Hear from Rick Clark, Director of Undergraduate Admission at Georgia Tech and Susan Tree, former high school counselor and former Associate Dean of Admission at Bates College in this interview-style webinar. They’ll focus on two themes: de-stressing and focusing on things we can control. Call it A College Admissions Serenity Prayer. They’ll give answers to these questions: What impact is COVID-19 likely to have on the admissions process? How should students and families approach the college admissions process amidst some uncertainty?
What can juniors be doing right now? What can parents be doing right now? How to begin developing a balanced college list (even if you can’t visit campus)? This free online Q&A is provided by the College Essay Guy and is recommended for students in grade 11.
Thursday, April 23, 2020 @ 4 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.
Connect with top schools around the country without needing to leave your house. Drop into virtual rooms where admissions officers from more than 40 schools will share information about their college and answer your questions, live. Tune in to two panel discussions: “Tips on Creating Your College List” and “Behind the Scenes: How Admissions Decisions Are Made.” Learn about Harvey Mudd, Tampa, Emory, UConn, Harvard, Bowdoin, Ohio State, Furman, Rutgers, Chicago, Clemson, Florida State, Denison, and more! This free event is provided by Coalition for Colleges and is recommended for students in grades 9-11.
Thursday, April 23, 2020 @ 8 p.m.
Ethan Sawyer, the College Essay Guy” will host a free Q&A with parents and students on how teens should think about their application essays this year. What questions do you have for Ethan? Email them to
Thursday, April 23 - Tuesday, May 5, 2020 @ various times
April 23, 8-9 p.m.: Math/Science Workshop
April 29, 7-8:30 p.m.: ACT Bootcamp
May 5, 7-8:30 p.m.: English Workshop