04. February 2020 - 8:00 till 11:00
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Apply Like a Boss: An Interactive College Admissions Workshop for Parents | The Cornell Club New York | Tuesday, 04. February 2020

You’ve read free online guides and have a handle on the basics of your child’s college admissions process, but you still have questions that only years of experience and expertise can answer. 
That’s where Eva Ostrum, a former Yale admissions officer and lifelong educator, can help. Working with Eva interactively using a real applicant's individual profile, you will learn how to read an “application folder” like an admissions officer. You will then be able to apply the same approach at home to understand how admissions officers will view your child's application.  Unlike other methods that focus on packaging, branding, or simply “getting in,” Eva’s holistic approach highlights your child’s strengths and identifies opportunities for a rich and rewarding college experience. 
By the end of your three hours with Eva, you will be able to

Determine where your child fits into a specific school's applicant pool;
Present your child's extracurricular activities for maximum impact;
Select teachers to write recommendations that make a difference for your child;
Develop a strategy for standardized testing that minimizes stress while optimizing your child's performance; and
Assess your child's candidacy like an admissions officer at a highly selective school.

Registration will be limited to the first 12 respondents, so reserve your place now!  A complimentary buffet breakfast will be served.
Who should attend this event?  
This event is geared towards parents of high school students who have begun to think about the college admissions process.  This is a parent-only event.  Separate "Apply like a boss" events just for students take place throughout the year.
What are my transportation options for getting to and from the event?
The Cornell Club is located on East 44th Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues, a five-minute walk from both Grand Central Station and Bryant Park and convenient to most major subway lines.
What should I bring with me to the event?
You do not need to bring anything to the event.  Food and beverages will be provided (see below) and you will receive a binder and a pen to take notes.
Is there a dress code?
The Cornell Club’s dress code is Smart Casual, which includes: collared shirts, slacks, blue jeans, sneakers, and knee-length shorts. T-shirts, athletic apparel, flip flops, torn/tattered jeans, and ball/casual caps are not permitted. Business attire is always welcome. 
Will you serve food or beverages?
The Cornell Club's "Classic" buffet breakfast includes assorted freshly sliced fruit platter, basket of baked muffins, sliced mini bagels, scones, platter of seasonal breakfast bread, fruit preserves, butter, cream cheese, Illy coffee (regular and decaffeinated), Harney & Sons Fine Teas, and orange and grapefruit juice.
What's the refund policy?
There are no refunds.  All sales are final.
How can I contact the event organizer?
Please use the Contact form at evaostrum.school.