The SJU College Ready Workshop

What if you were prepared for college applications?

Attend this half day College Ready Workshop on Saturday, October 26th 8:30am–2:00pm to gain help in planning for college.

Whether you have already started planning for college or are just starting the process, The SJU College Ready Workshop can help you demystify the college application experience. This workshop is geared toward the families of high school juniors and seniors that may be the first generation of their family to attend college, or anyone interested in gaining an edge on understanding how to get admitted to college.

This workshop will teach you and your family:

  • how to write that fantastic college essay
  • about resources for additional scholarships and financial aid
  • to develop a timeline of typical college admission deadlines
  • to enhance communication skills for interviewing, phone, email, and social media etiquette
  • how to compile a list of interview questions for college representatives
  • how to narrow down a list of "right fit" colleges

Here is a tentative schedule of the event: 

Time Session
8:30–9:00 Check–In
9:00–9:15 Welcome Remarks
9:30–10:25 Getting Started
Developing Your Interest
College Essay Writing
College 101 for Parents
10:30–11:25 Getting Started
Developing Your Interest
College Essay Writing
Financial Aid 101
11:30–12:25 Break for lunch
12:30–1:25 Communicating for Success
Behind the Scene: Admissions for Parents
1:30–2:30 Campus Tour (optional) 

 

Register Here

If you have questions about this event please contact:

Sabriya McWilliams, Admission Counselor for Multicultural Recruitment

smcwilli@sju.edu or 610.660.2959