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  • Boot Camp Session 5 – CLOSED

    August 21, 2014 5:30 PM

    Port Washington Office

    5:30pm – 8:00pm

    Finalize your college resume, complete the Common App form, and receive interview feedback.

    *Current clients only.

  • Boot Camp Session 4 – CLOSED

    August 14, 2014 5:30 PM

    Port Washington Office

    5:30pm – 8:00pm

    Finalize your college resume, complete the Common App form, and receive interview feedback.

    *Current clients only.

  • Boot Camp Session 3 – CLOSED

    August 14, 2014 2:30 PM

    Port Washington Office

    2:30pm – 5:00pm

    Finalize your college resume, complete the Common App form, and receive interview feedback.

    *Current clients only.

  • Boot Camp Session 2 – CLOSED

    August 3, 2014 5:30 PM

    Port Washington Office

    5:30pm – 8:00pm

    Finalize your college resume, complete the Common App form, and receive interview feedback.

    *Current clients only.

  • Boot Camp Session 1 – CLOSED

    August 3, 2014 2:30 PM

    Port Washington Office

    2:30pm – 5:00pm

    Finalize your college resume, complete the Common App form, and receive interview feedback.

    *Current clients only.

  • Workshop on College Interviews

    September 29, 2013 6:00 PM

    Port Washington office

    Learn How to Ace the College Interview!

    Workshop will include:

    • Overview of effective interviews
    • Mock interviews
    • Feedback using a professional evaluation form

    Learn How to Ace the College Interview!

    Workshop will include:

    • Overview of effective interviews
    • Mock interviews
    • Feedback using a professional evaluation form
    • Group discussion of lessons learned

    To prepare:

    • Research 3-5 features of the college that are a good match for you
    • Identify 3-5 features of yourself that you would contribute to the college
    • Prepare 1-2 questions to ask the college that are not answered by the website

     

  • How to Conduct Your Best Interviews for College, Internship and Employment

    April 11, 2006 8:00 AM

    Schreiber High School, Port Washington, NY

    Mock Interview Workshop for high school juniors.

    A program for high school juniors to improve their interview skills.

    • Training parent volunteers in interview techniques
    • Workshops for students on how to interview effectively
    • Mock college interviews
    • Evaluating students’ interview skills and providing feedback

  • How to Effectively Write Students’ College Recommendations

    May 28, 2008 8:00 AM

    Schreiber High School, Port Washington NY

    Workshop for high school English and Social Studies teachers.

    Professional Development workshop for all teachers in the English and Social Studies departments.  Discussion on:

    • College admissions trends and factors
    • Role of teacher recommendations
    • Varieties of students and recommendation approaches
    • How to write effective recommendations

  • How to Effectively Edit High School Students’ College Admissions Essays

    October 24, 2007 8:00 AM

    Schreiber High School, Port Washington NY

    Workshop for high school English and Social Studies teachers.

    Professional Development workshop for all teachers in the English and Social Studies departments. Discussion on:

    • The role of the Personal Essay in the college admissions process
    • Effective approaches to editing
    • How to preserve the student’s voice in the essay

  • How to Succeed in College Admissions

    September 25, 2013 6:30 PM

    The Junior League of NY
    130 E. 80th St, New York, NY

    For high school students and parents. Everything you need to know about the college admissions process!

    Learn everything you need to know about the college admissions process!  Panel  includes Julie Gross, Jed Applerouth (Applerouth Educational Services) and admissions officers.  Topics include:

    • College admissions trends and factors
    • Role of standardized testing
    • Effective teacher recommendations
    • Winning college essays

  • Common Application Workshop 8/18/13 5pm

    August 18, 2013 5:00 PM

    Port Washington Office

    For rising senior clients only. Complete the Common Application!

    Each workshop session is limited to six students. Workshops include:
    • Overview and instructions
    • Explanation of the NEW 2013-14 Common Application
    • Time for each student to work on his or her own form
    • Private conferences with each student to review the work

  • Common Application Workshop 8/18/13 11am

    August 18, 2013 11:00 AM

    Port Washington Office

    For rising senior clients only. Complete the Common Application!

    Each workshop session is limited to six students. Workshops include:
    • Overview and instructions
    • Explanation of the NEW 2013-14 Common Application
    • Time for each student to work on his or her own form
    • Private conferences with each student to review the work

  • Common Application Workshop 8/4/13 11am

    August 4, 2013 11:00 AM

    Port Washington Office

    For rising senior clients only. Complete the Common Application!

    Each workshop session is limited to six students. Workshops include:
    • Overview and instructions
    • Explanation of the NEW 2013-14 Common Application
    • Time for each student to work on his or her own form
    • Private conferences with each student to review the work

  • College Essay Workshop 7/21/13

    July 21, 2013 5:00 PM

    Port Washington Office

    For rising senior clients only. Intro to effective college application essay-writing. Complete a draft of your Common App Activity Essay.

    A fascinating interactive workshop on how to write compelling college essays!

    • Learn how to write vivid, descriptive reflective essays
    • Complete a draft of your Common App Activity Essay
    • Learn the secrets of powerful Match Essays

  • Introduction to College Admissions for Parents, Four-Session Series

    November 2, 2006 7:00 PM

    Schreiber High School, Port Washington, NY

    Workshop for Hispanic parents, including four 2-hour sessions.

    A series of four sessions on:

    • College Admissions Trends and Factors
    • Your Student: How to Select Colleges that are the Best Fit
    • College Applications: Essays, Recommendations, Resume
    • Financing Higher Education

  • The Path to College: Making Choices that are Right for You

    March 23, 2010 7:00 PM

    Plainview, NY

    Julie Gross led a panel presentation to the UJA on how to be successful in the college admissions process.

    Sponsored by the UJA-Federation of New York. Topics include an overview of the admissions process, the role of standardized testing, and how to write winning college essays.

  • Student Participation in High School Research and the Impact on College Admissions

    November 4, 2012 3:00 PM

    Atlanta, GA

    Julie Gross led a panel at the national IECA conference, and discussed research opportunities for high school students in science, social science and math.

    An overview of research opportunities for high school students in science, social science and math.  Admissions officers from Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology and Agnes Scott College discuss the impact on college admissions and ways to continue research in college.

  • How to Succeed in College Admissions by Making the Best High School Choices!

    May 9, 2013 8:00 AM

    Manhattan, NY

    For 8th, 9th and 10th Grade Students and Parents. Learn the secrets of college admissions from an expert panel.

    College admissions panel  led by Julie Gross, including Jed Applerouth (Applerouth Educational Services) and admissions officers from University of Rochester, Bard College and SUNY Stonybrook. Topics include academics, research, activities, athletics, community service and summer plans.

  • College Resume Workshop 6/30/13

    June 30, 2013 11:00 AM

    Port Washington Office

    For rising senior clients only. Complete your College Resume!

    Workshop includes the following:

    • Learn about the NEW Common App Activity Section
    • Learn the secrets of effective resumes
    • Complete a personalized Resume!

  • College Resume Workshop 6/27/13

    June 27, 2013 5:00 PM

    Port Washington Office

    For rising senior clients only.  Learn about the NEW Common App Activity Grid and complete a personalized College Resume!

    Each session will be limited to six students, and will include:
    • Overview and instructions
    • Explanation of the NEW 2013-14 Common Application
    • Time for each student to work on his or her own form
    • Private conferences with each student to review the work