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Our College Prep Workshop

An 8-hour four session interactive tutoring and college counseling opportunity. The 4 session workshop is organized as follows. Each session is about 2 hours long.

 

1. Applying to College: Where to Start?

We will discuss how to narrow your college and career options. We will focus on how your personality traits and individual passions should guide your selection process. We will go over how to create a competitive academic profile for yourself, and inform you of important college admission deadlines, interesting college programs near and far, as well as other considerations for low-income students.

2. How to Make Your Application Shine

During this session, we will go over the college application process, tips for making your application stand out, and how to get excellent recommendations. Next, we will work on writing a killer personal statement and workshop the first draft together.

3. Entrance Exam Tips

This session will cover quick tips to do better on your entrance exams. These scores help colleges choose who to admit and who to offer scholarships to, so it’s important to understand how the tests are formulated. We will go over question types, timing and elimination strategies, and then practice these techniques together.

4. Paying for College

We will discuss the best way to pay for college, including dual-enrollment, state colleges, Bright Futures, federal grants and other funding options. We will search for scholarships, preview the FAFSA, and discuss public vs. private loans as well as loan payoff options.

We often hold our sessions in the evening during the week, usually from 6-8pm. Please contact hello@pathtocollege.org if you are interested in scheduling a workshop.

 

Diversity and Inclusion Admissions Consultancy

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We are proud to offer our services to help innovative and forward thinking Admissions offices of selective universities recruit, and retain high-potential, highly motivated students from diverse, and often, disadvantaged backgrounds.

Our consultant services offered include:

  • Facilitation and Engagement

  • Administrative Cultural Competency Trainings

  • Recruitment Strategy for Diversity Evaluation or Revision

  • Retention and On Campus Culture Strategic Planning and Program Implementation

  • Performance Management and Improvement plans