Common Application Workshop

For High School & Transfer Students

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We host college application workshops for groups of students.  Below is an outline of the topics we cover in our workshops.

Survey of US Colleges

  • Colleges: Getting Your Money’s Worth
  • Speciality Programs: Science, Engineering, Medical, Business
  • Early Decision / Early Action / Regular / Rolling Admission
  • Selection of college lists based on student’s talent, academics and constraints
  • Admissions process insights

Strength and Background Analysis

  • Self Evaluation: The basis for understanding your strengths
  • Extracurricular, Community, Athletic, Work, Research and Special Talent Analysis
  • Development of Personal Resume Sheet
  • Importance & cultivation of counselor, teacher and college representative relationships
  • Review of SAT/ACT testing improvement potential

Common Application Preparation

  • The Common Application Readied for Submission
  • Highlighting strengths within the confines of the space boxes of the Common Application
  • Creation of timeline & application deadline calendar and other submissions calendar
  • Selection of recommenders and the active role you must take
  • Additional Information Pages / Independent Projects
  • Reports from your School

Essay, Essay, Essay: Writing is Rewriting

  • Review of Supplemental Essay Questions and Strategies
  • Discuss Essay Prompts (The Obvious Choice)
  • Discuss Potential Topics
  • What Constitutes a Great Essay
  • Compel and Inject Inspiration into the Writing Process and Hooking the Reader
  • Common Mistakes and What to Convey
  • Rough Drafts, Shepherding of Drafts, Final Drafts, Polished Drafts and Final Draft
  • Goal: Essay is Clear, Concise, Fresh & Unique in the Students Voice Ready to Submit

Junior One On One Package

For Class XI

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For Junior students who need assistance with the college search and application process. We consult one to one with our students.

  • Evaluation of academic profile & extracurricular activity
  • Assessment of personal strengths and background analysis
  • Plan of action for extracurricular, research, work, community service, and summer opportunities to help you become the student US college want
  • Standardized testing strategy plan (ACT, SAT, Toefl)
  • International college list based on student’s goals
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Plan of action: contacting college admissions representatives
  • Recommendation letters
  • If you are not able to attend one of our Common Application workshops, we provide assistance with individual aspects Common Application process
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