With Coronavirus causing schools to close student housing, offer online classes, and make other adjustments, more students are considering gap years than ever before. Gap Years have been becoming more and more common over the last few years, with more students realizing Gap Years are a useful and beneficial way to spend a year after high school graduation.
The college essay is a daunting task for many seniors in high school with only 650 words to convince an admissions counselor to fall in love with you. How can students make their essays stand out? Hasn’t every topic been written about?
Emily Weiss, a career consultant and resume guru, will join us today to discuss techniques, tools, and advice on how to hit the ground running freshman year, how to transfer your work experience and life skills to craft an impressive resume that will help you stand out, and land the internship of your dreams.
The transition to college is a complicated one, especially as a first-generation college student. There are many factors to consider: the label of “first-generation”, the financial component, the mental health aspect, and more, all on top of the academics.
Students are extraordinary at finding opportunities for themselves and giving back to the community. With a student perspective, the world looks very different from that of an educator or parent perspective. Today, we speak with Ana Stanisavljev, a rising fourth year at the University of Virginia, to discuss how she saw an opportunity amidst a global crisis
College is for many students the first time they are responsible for their physical health. Going to college there are a ton of legal and medical forms that may not seem like a big deal at the time but can be impactful in a medical emergency. From insurance disclosure to HIPPA forms, parents and their students need to be organized about preparing for medical situations once their child is away at school.
Emma B. Perez will join us today to discuss how we can support our teens and young adults and help them as they navigate their teens and young adulthood.
Julie Kim will join us today to discuss Passion Projects and how she fosters creativity, collaboration, and self-exploration in her students. She will discuss how she aligns students’ personal and academic interests to create tangible projects that resonate with those students. How do get a student out of their shell?
Jenna Shulman will join us today to discuss Online College Webinars and the Virtual College Process. She is a successful college consultant focusing on all aspects of the college process: from financial aid to essay aid. Jenna actively participates in conferences for several college counseling organizations and is accredited with a College Access Counseling Certification