New Classes Set up for High Point University!
I often receive requests to teach these two workshops out of town and will gladly do so when I have a contact in that town to help coordinate a venue and related details. A mom from Greensboro suggested I bring the workshops to her area and was then inspired to arrange to hold the events on the gorgeous campus of High Point University, just to put the students in a college environment and add to the excitement of the day. Fabulous idea!
The Admissions staff at High Point has been incredibly gracious and receptive to the idea and has even offered to hold a custom tour for all interested families and has even offered to provide lunch for everyone.
The details of each event are provided below- Please share with any friends you think would find these workshops helpful! The workshops are $75/student but parents are strongly encouraged to come along at no charge. The tour and lunch are free, provided by High Point University.
Middle School Essentials class- 9:00-noon- read details and register here.
Followed by an optional free lunch on campus and a special tour at 1:30
College Bound Essentials- 1:00-4:00- read details and register here
An optional special tour is available at 10:00 a.m., followed by a free lunch on campus before the 1:00 workshop starts.
The College Bound Essentials class will:
Teach students how to get full ride offers to over 200 schools with just one test
How to build a transcript that will result in the best admission offers
How to go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, Brown, MIT and more for FREE (really)
Teach them how to find their best college fits
Cover basic interview skills
Teach students how to tour and evaluate a college as it relates to the student's interests
Identify the best and least expensive ways to increase SAT and ACT scores
Encourage them to take "ownership" of this next stage in their lives, to be proactive, organized and serious about this decision and help them strategize a game plan to get their best results!
The Middle School Essentials class will cover :
- Why they should go to college
- Differences between colleges & universities, state schools vs. private schools
- What it takes to get into a good college (grades, SAT's, extracurriculars)
- How to tell if a college is a good one or not
- How to start exploring career ideas
- The different type of scholarships and when/how to get them
- How to start applying for (and winning) scholarships as early as 7th grade.
- How to add that extra "punch" to your record through the Congressional Award Program
- The essentials of how to effectively communicate and interview
This event will be fast-paced, humorous and will use multimedia to keep the students engaged and focused. A great choice for getting a student into that college-bound mindset!
I'm very excited about this event and look forward to holding these sessions in such a gorgeous venue. For those hoping to get their students inspired and excited about what college may hold for them, High Point is a wonderful school to give them the motivation they need!
So, please spread the word and let's enjoy an exciting and informative day at HPU!