Supporting Students Through the Application Process

This course provides an overview of how colleges make admissions decisions, including which factors are considered, how important each factor typically is, and how to help students present themselves in the best manner. Participants will learn about specific application components and the recommended timeline for completing each. Participants will also learn about early decision, early action, and regular decisions, as well as the pros and cons of each. Finally, participants will learn how to help students write effective essays and resumes as well as how to write effective letters of recommendation for students.