25. April 2020 - 8:00 till 11:00
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Apply Like a Boss: Launching Your College Process with Smarts and Savvy | The Cornell Club New York | Saturday, 25. April 2020

The college admissions process has officially begun:  You and your 11th grader have met with the college counselor.  Test prep is under way.  You are planning for college visits in the coming months.  As your child embarks on this intense and high-stakes several months, Eva Ostrum, a former Yale admissions officer and lifelong educator, can help. 
Eva provides college admissions counseling that supports students in putting their best foot forward, while at the same time reducing stress and making the process manageable. By the end of three hours working interactively with Eva, your child will learn to


Identify and navigate opportunities and pitfalls of the college application process;


Use a research-based test prep strategy that has the potential to increase ACT/SAT scores, especially in persistently lagging sections of the test;


Present extracurriculars for maximum impact, even within the space limitations of the Common Application;


Select teachers to write recommendations that make a difference;


Understand what "fit" means from a college's perspective and apply that understanding to developing a college list; and


Make an informed and strategic decision about whether to apply Early Action, Early Decision, or Regular Decision.


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. Your child will leave the workshop with an individualized plan to approach the college admissions process with energy and confidence. 
Registration will be limited to the first 12 respondents, so reserve your child's place now!  A complimentary buffet breakfast will be served.
FAQs
Who should attend this event?  
These sessions are geared towards current juniors (Class of 2021) who will be applying to college in the fall of 2020.  This is a student-only event.  
What are the 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 participants bring with them to the event?
Participants should bring a laptop and charger to the workshop.
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 .