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Upcoming College Counseling Events

List of 39 events.

  • Oct
    17

    Behind the Curtain: A Conversation with Four Admission Deans and Directors

    The directors and deans of admission of four nationally recognized colleges and universities, Bates CollegeClaremont McKenna CollegeLehigh University, and University of Chicago, invite you and your parents to attend a virtual presentation. This group of institutions are part of the American Talent Initiative (ATI), a growing alliance of top colleges and universities committed to increasing access and opportunity for students of all economic backgrounds. The programs are open to all students and their parents and aims to demystify the college admission and financial aid process. The panelists will share information about our respective colleges and opportunities to engage with us virtually and in-person to learn more.
    Location: Virtual
  • Oct
    18

    Beyond the Classroom: Real Talk with Students and Campus Advisors (Presented by Six Colleges)

    Six of the nation's top liberal arts colleges—Amherst, Bowdoin, Carleton, Pomona, Swarthmore, and Williams—are joining forces to offer
    a series of student events with themes on academics and research, campus life, campus resources, building community, and more.
    • Majors, Minors, and More: The Academic Experience at a Liberal Arts College
      Tuesday, September 21 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time
    • Beyond the Classroom: Real Talk with Students and Campus Advisors
      Monday, October 18 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time
    • Navigating and Belonging: A Special Session for First-Generation and Low-Income Students
      Monday, November 8 at 7 p.m. Eastern Time
    • Home Away from Home: Special Sessions for International Students and Their Families
      Three dates and times to accommodate time zones around the globe.
    We hope that you’ll join us for one or more sessions. We look forward to helping your students navigate the college search process. 

    sixcolleges.org 
    Location: Virtual
  • Oct
    19

    College Nights: Admissions Expert Series, Presented by College Wise

    College Nights: Admissions Expert Series is a webinar series we’re hosting for five straight Tuesdays with three different sessions every evening. It’s free and will feature everyone from deans and VPs of enrollment to bestselling authors to folks who just generally might be labeled provocateurs (hello, Akil Bello). The topics will range from the highly pragmatic to the deeply philosophical and plenty in between, but we're focusing on parents as well as those juniors starting to think about college and those younger HS students who want to get started! 
    If you're interested in learning more or snagging a spot on the waitlist, click here: https://go.collegewise.com/college-nights
    Location: Virtual
  • Oct
    19

    National Catholic Colleges Admissions Association Virtual Fairs

    During the National CCAA & JET's October Virtual Events,
    you will have the chance to learn about many Catholic colleges and universities,
    college admission, and Catholic college academic and on-campus opportunities.
     
    Tuesday, October 6:
    6x6 Virtual Fair from 5:00 to 7:45 p.m. Central Time
     
    Tuesday, October 19 & Thursday, October 21:
    Panel Presentations on College Admission & College Topics from 5:00 to 7:45 p.m. Central Time
     
     
    • For the October 6th 6x6 session, you can choose which colleges you want to explore and ask questions of the college representatives by registering for their sessions.
     
    • For the October 19th and 21st panel presentations, you can choose among various admission and college topics. On both the 19th and 21st, we will offer a presentation entitled, "Why Catholic Colleges?", which will cover the value and benefits of Catholic higher education.
    Location: Virtual
  • Oct
    20

    Rice University Virtual Information Session for students from the South

    Prospective students will hear an admission counselor for their region talk about Rice's academic programs, groundbreaking research, vibrant student life and the affordability of Rice.

    Register Here: https://riceadmission.rice.edu/register/?id=824df59e-3e5c-40d7-ae1c-ff8db43dc59a
    Location: Virtual
  • Oct
    21

    National Catholic Colleges Admissions Association Virtual Fairs

    During the National CCAA & JET's October Virtual Events,
    you will have the chance to learn about many Catholic colleges and universities,
    college admission, and Catholic college academic and on-campus opportunities.
     
    Tuesday, October 6:
    6x6 Virtual Fair from 5:00 to 7:45 p.m. Central Time
     
    Tuesday, October 19 & Thursday, October 21:
    Panel Presentations on College Admission & College Topics from 5:00 to 7:45 p.m. Central Time
     
     
    • For the October 6th 6x6 session, you can choose which colleges you want to explore and ask questions of the college representatives by registering for their sessions.
     
    • For the October 19th and 21st panel presentations, you can choose among various admission and college topics. On both the 19th and 21st, we will offer a presentation entitled, "Why Catholic Colleges?", which will cover the value and benefits of Catholic higher education.
    Location: Virtual
  • Oct
    21
  • Oct
    22

    Hotspots, Hooks & Hidden Agendas Pt. 1

    You’re invited to attend Revolution Test Prep's two-part college counselor webinar called “Hotspots, Hooks & Hidden Agendas” presented by Peter Van Buskirk! 
    Please see details and how to register below. 
     
    Title: Hotspots, Hooks & Hidden Agendas 
    Part 1: October 22, 2021 at 9 am PT/ 12 pm ET 
    Part 2: October 29, 2021 at 9 am PT/ 12 pm ET 
     
    Overview: In this webinar, you will gain insight into the dynamics of the selective college admission process through the lens of the COVID 19 experience.  
    Specifically, you will learn how: 
    1. Admission officers are securing/expanding their enrollments while reducing the number of students they admit 

    2. “Ability to pay” and leveraged financial aid are instrumental in helping colleges recover from COVID expenses 

    3. Decision-making has been effected by test optional admission policies in selective environments 
    Location: Virtual
  • Oct
    23

    SCAD Baltimore Information Session

    Find out why SCAD is the university for successful, rewarding, epic, dynamic, innovative, awesome creative careers. Join a SCAD info session near you to explore 100+ degree programs, view global locations, discover alumni success, and more.

    Baltimore, Md. 
    Saturday, Oct. 23 at 10 a.m.
    Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, 200 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202
     
    Following the presentation, students can participate in a Q-and-A session with admission representatives or meet representatives one on one.

    Register to attend.                         
    Location: Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, 200 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Oct
    26

    College Nights: Admissions Expert Series, Presented by College Wise

    College Nights: Admissions Expert Series is a webinar series we’re hosting for five straight Tuesdays with three different sessions every evening. It’s free and will feature everyone from deans and VPs of enrollment to bestselling authors to folks who just generally might be labeled provocateurs (hello, Akil Bello). The topics will range from the highly pragmatic to the deeply philosophical and plenty in between, but we're focusing on parents as well as those juniors starting to think about college and those younger HS students who want to get started! 
    If you're interested in learning more or snagging a spot on the waitlist, click here: https://go.collegewise.com/college-nights
    Location: Virtual
  • Oct
    26

    Bates, Davidson, Oberlin, Occidental - Student Program

    Please join representatives of several liberal arts colleges to learn more about academic opportunities at our institutions, financial aid, and the residential college experience. 

    Wednesday, September 29 at 7 pm
    Wednesday, October 13 at 8 pm
    Tuesday, October 26 at 8 pm

    LINK: https://connect.oberlin.edu/portal/consortium_student 
    Location: Virtual
  • Oct
    29

    Hotspots, Hooks & Hidden Agendas Pt. 2

    You’re invited to attend Revolution Test Prep's two-part college counselor webinar called “Hotspots, Hooks & Hidden Agendas” presented by Peter Van Buskirk! 
    Please see details and how to register below. 
     
    Title: Hotspots, Hooks & Hidden Agendas 
    Part 1: October 22, 2021 at 9 am PT/ 12 pm ET 
    Part 2: October 29, 2021 at 9 am PT/ 12 pm ET 
     
    Overview: In this webinar, you will gain insight into the dynamics of the selective college admission process through the lens of the COVID 19 experience.  
    Specifically, you will learn how: 
    1. Admission officers are securing/expanding their enrollments while reducing the number of students they admit 

    2. “Ability to pay” and leveraged financial aid are instrumental in helping colleges recover from COVID expenses 

    3. Decision-making has been effected by test optional admission policies in selective environments 
    Location: Virtual
  • Nov
    1

    Mock ACT Testing (hosted by Capital Educators; Juniors Only)

    Just as the PSAT is a practice for the SAT, this mock ACT test is a practice for the ACT. Administered by Capital Educators, Inc. a test prep company out of Rockville, MD.

    This is an optional opportunity for junior students only. Pre-Registration required.



    If  interested in SAT/ACT prep, the following options are available:
    Location: KVB Gym
  • Nov
    2

    College Nights: Admissions Expert Series, Presented by College Wise

    College Nights: Admissions Expert Series is a webinar series we’re hosting for five straight Tuesdays with three different sessions every evening. It’s free and will feature everyone from deans and VPs of enrollment to bestselling authors to folks who just generally might be labeled provocateurs (hello, Akil Bello). The topics will range from the highly pragmatic to the deeply philosophical and plenty in between, but we're focusing on parents as well as those juniors starting to think about college and those younger HS students who want to get started! 
    If you're interested in learning more or snagging a spot on the waitlist, click here: https://go.collegewise.com/college-nights
    Location: Virtual
  • Nov
    8

    Navigating and Belonging: A Special Session for First-Generation and Low-Income Students (Presented by Six Colleges)

    Six of the nation's top liberal arts colleges—Amherst, Bowdoin, Carleton, Pomona, Swarthmore, and Williams—are joining forces to offer
    a series of student events with themes on academics and research, campus life, campus resources, building community, and more.
    • Majors, Minors, and More: The Academic Experience at a Liberal Arts College
      Tuesday, September 21 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time
    • Beyond the Classroom: Real Talk with Students and Campus Advisors
      Monday, October 18 at 8 p.m. Eastern Time
    • Navigating and Belonging: A Special Session for First-Generation and Low-Income Students
      Monday, November 8 at 7 p.m. Eastern Time
    • Home Away from Home: Special Sessions for International Students and Their Families
      Three dates and times to accommodate time zones around the globe.
    We hope that you’ll join us for one or more sessions. We look forward to helping your students navigate the college search process. 

    sixcolleges.org 
    Location: Virtual
  • Nov
    9

    College Nights: Admissions Expert Series, Presented by College Wise

    College Nights: Admissions Expert Series is a webinar series we’re hosting for five straight Tuesdays with three different sessions every evening. It’s free and will feature everyone from deans and VPs of enrollment to bestselling authors to folks who just generally might be labeled provocateurs (hello, Akil Bello). The topics will range from the highly pragmatic to the deeply philosophical and plenty in between, but we're focusing on parents as well as those juniors starting to think about college and those younger HS students who want to get started! 
    If you're interested in learning more or snagging a spot on the waitlist, click here: https://go.collegewise.com/college-nights
    Location: Virtual
  • Nov
    9

    Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Virtual Program, Sponsored by AIMS

    Open to All Middle and Upper School students and their families.

    Sponsored by: The Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools (AIMS) College Counselor Group

    Join us for an evening focusing on admission/financial aid and student experiences at HBCUs. We are pleased to partner with Gilman School, Roland Park Country School, Garrison Forest School & Friends School of Baltimore for this event. Keynote Speaker Jamyla Bennu, Owner/operator of Oyin Handmade and Alumna of Spelman College. Session will also include breakout sessions on the HBCU student experience and admissions & financial aid. This year’s event will be hosted by The Bryn Mawr School and will occur virtually through Zoom. 

    EVENT LINK: https://brynmawrschool.zoom.us/j/92123981936
    Location: Zoom
  • Nov
    13

    Independent School Equity & Access Conference and College Fair

    Since 2005, Westtown School has hosted the biennial access, equity, and inclusion program called the Independent School Multicultural Conference and College Fair on its campus. Westtown has taken the best of its in-person program to create a virtual program as well as change its name to reflect the mission of the event. We are excited to announce that Westtown Independent School Equity & Access Conference and College Fair will partner with StriveScan to host a variety of panel presentations, student-led discussions, and a virtual college fair!

    There will be no charge for high school students, parents, guardians, or high school/community-based-organizations (CBO). Registration will be required and will open after September 15, 2021.

    https://www.westtown.edu/academics/college-counseling/collegefair
    Location: Virtual
  • Nov
    16

    Financial Aid 101, Presented by Revolution Prep

    This Financial Aid 101 webinar will help families understand what the actual costs are for a college education and more importantly, discover ways to pay for it. In addition, we will cover the financial aid forms needed and ways to simplify the process of applying for aid. Guest speaker Steve Booker, Director of Financial Aid at Rollins College in Orlando, Florida. 

    Register here: www.revolutionprep.com/webinars

    Location: Virtual
  • Nov
    29

    Tri-School College Athletics Recruiting Event

    The athletic departments at Gilman, RPCS, and Bryn Mawr are hosting a virtual tri-school recruiting event on November 29th from 7-9pm. More details to follow.
    Location: Virtual
  • Dec
    1

    Understanding Athletic Recruiting, Presented by Revolution Prep

    In this webinar, students and parents will examine recruiting from an educational standpoint to learn how counselors can “coach” them on how to ask the right questions, self-recruit to achieve their athletic goals, and avoid the “Here’s How to Win a Scholarship” distractions from popular media and for-profit recruiting services. We will include the latest trends in athletic recruiting, including specialization, early commitments, the rise of club sports, the nuances of NESCAC and Ivy league recruiting, the accelerated timeline, and the impact of the pandemic on recruiting from both the coaches’ and students’ perspectives. Guest speakers Jeffrey Durso-Finley and Holly Burks Becker. 

    Register here: www.revolutionprep.com/webinars 
  • Jan
    6

    Junior College Night #2: Admissions Case Study Program

    All juniors and parents/caregivers are strongly encouraged to attend.
    You become the admissions committee! We provide three mock applications ahead of the program for review. Students and parents/caregivers are paired with current college admissions officers to decide which of the three mock applicants to admit, deny and waitlist. Through the process, attendees gain insight into what colleges are looking for in applicants and how decisions are made at the admissions committee table. This program is interactive and not to be missed!

    Virtual program held over Zoom-- link posted closer to event. 
    Location: Zoom
  • Feb
    23

    9th and 10th Grade College Night

    This event is for freshman and sophomore students and their parents/caregivers.
     Parents will learn about the BMS College Counseling program and hear a keynote address on an admission topic by a college admission officer.

    All 9s/10s and parents are strongly encouraged to attend. This event will be virtual over Zoom-- link posted closer to event. 
    Location: Zoom
  • Mar
    2

    PSAT 10 Testing (Sophomores Only)

    The PSAT 10 (practice test for the SAT) is purely practice. This is the same test that the juniors took in the fall (the PSAT/NMSQT). It is the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test when taken as a junior (only juniors are eligible for National Merit Recognition). Our hope is that by administering the PSAT 10 in the spring, sophomores will be able to test under more “normal” testing conditions to practice for future standardized testing. 
    Location: KVB Gym
  • Mar
    26

    Mock ACT Testing (hosted by Capital Educators; Sophomores Only)

    Just as the PSAT is a practice for the SAT, this mock ACT test is a practice for the ACT. Administered by Capital Educators, Inc. a test prep company out of Rockville, MD. This is an optional opportunity for practice. Capital Educators will prepare score reports for each student.
    Pre-Registration required.
    Location: KVB Gym
  • May
    2

    AP Exams

    Students taking AP classes will take AP Exams
  • May
    3

    AP Exams

    Students taking AP classes will take AP Exams
  • May
    4

    AP Exams

    Students taking AP classes will take AP Exams
  • May
    5

    AP Exams

    Students taking AP classes will take AP Exams
  • May
    6

    AP Exams

    Students taking AP classes will take AP Exams
  • May
    9

    AP Exams

    Students taking AP classes will take AP Exams
  • May
    10

    AP Exams

    Students taking AP classes will take AP Exams
  • May
    11

    AP Exams

    Students taking AP classes will take AP Exams
  • May
    12

    AP Exams

    Students taking AP classes will take AP Exams
  • May
    13

    AP Exams

    Students taking AP classes will take AP Exams
  • Jun
    7

    Bryn Mawr Camp College

    Multiple session college application workshop for rising seniors only.
    Students will create their Common Application account, learn about how to effectively answer supplemental college essays and participate in a college essay writing workshop.
  • Jun
    8

    Bryn Mawr Camp College

    Multiple session college application workshop for rising seniors only.
    Students will create their Common Application account, learn about how to effectively answer supplemental college essays and participate in a college essay writing workshop.
  • Jun
    9

    Bryn Mawr Camp College

    Multiple session college application workshop for rising seniors only.
    Students will create their Common Application account, learn about how to effectively answer supplemental college essays and participate in a college essay writing workshop.
  • Jun
    10

    Bryn Mawr Camp College

    Multiple session college application workshop for rising seniors only.
    Students will create their Common Application account, learn about how to effectively answer supplemental college essays and participate in a college essay writing workshop.