An opportunity for our rising Seniors to spend a weekend gaining an in-depth over view of the college application and financial aid process from College Bound staff and guest speakers. Students leave the retreat with a completed college application portfolio, resume and a comprehensive list of colleges and universities to apply for admissions.
This one-day retreat gives Juniors the chance to begin their college application process. Students will learn how to use websites to conduct effective college searches to meet their best fit. They will hear from resident experts on the various essential components of the college application, the role recommendations and standardized tests play in admissions process and what constitutes a strong personal statement. Students will participate in an interactive essay writing workshop with writing experts who will help students to identify a suitable topic for their personal statements. Students will also hear from our financial aid expert on the best way to pay for your college education. This year, the retreat will place on February 25th 2012. Please contact the College Bound office for more information.