The last few weeks have created turmoil for high school students as they work to navigate recent changes in the college admissions process. We’re here to help with a five-part, weekly webinar series focusing on the ins and outs of the new college admissions landscape. From testing updates to how personal essays can tip the scales, our team has answers to some of your biggest questions. Join us virtually at the dates and times below.
Class of 2021 Updates
May 6 | 7:30 – 8 PM EDT
Juniors are facing some big changes to standardized testing and college admissions. Join our Director of Admissions Counseling and our Director of Test Prep & Tutoring Curriculum for the most up-to-date insights and recommendations and learn more here.
Virtual College Night
May 12 | 6 – 8 PM EDT
College fairs may be off the table for the time being, but that doesn’t mean high schoolers can’t learn more about colleges and universities from the comfort of their couch. Join Private Prep alumni as they discuss what they love about the colleges they currently attend, answer student questions, and give your child a real-life peek at some of their top picks. Featuring student panelists from: Emory University, Georgetown University, Northeastern University, Syracuse University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin.
Sophomores and Freshmen Task List
May 20 | 7:30 – 8 PM EDT
Learn about the college admissions timeline, including what freshmen and sophomores can be doing now to prepare for next year and beyond as well as how COVID-19 will affect that process.
Using the Arts to Amplify Your College Application
May 27 | 7:30 – 8 PM EDT
Curious how to leverage your artistic talent in the college admissions process? Tune in to learn more about BFAs, BAs, and the role that arts can play in the admissions world, especially in light of COVID-19.
Essays, Personal Statements, and More
June 3 | 7:30 – 8 PM EDT
With many colleges moving to “test optional,” essays will be more powerful and important than ever. Take the pressure out of the essay-writing process with our do’s and don’ts of the Common App personal statement as well as information on how to write knockout supplements—including the dreaded “why us?” essay.