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Admission Prep Program

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 10:30am-5:00pm

The college application process is exciting, but new to you! Let us help you highlight your best qualities and teach you how to be an attractive admission candidate. We want you to feel prepared and confident when applying to college, so we have designed a unique and comprehensive one-day program with YOUR needs and questions in mind! Learn what it takes to WOW college admission officers by receiving personalized attention from Ursuline’s application review committee. During this boot-camp event, you will receive professional ACT test prep, learn what colleges look for, walk away with an impressive draft of your college essay, engage in a variety of success workshops, and more!

This program is free and open to all students, grades 9-12. Space is limited in this popular program. Registration closes July 7. 

Tentative Agenda:

10:00 am  Check-in 
10:30 am  Welcome & Admissions 101 Session 
11:30 am  Mastering the ACT
1:00 pm    Lunch 
1:45 pm    Breakout Session: Block 1
  • Differences Between High School and College - Making the adjustment from high school to college can be overwhelming to say the least. Come learn more about tips, resources, and more to help make your first year a success
  • Finding the Right College Fit - Bigger school, smaller school, in-state, or out? These are some of the many questions that go along with choosing a college, come get help in making that important decision!
  • Personality Testing & Choosing Your College Major - Participate in a personality test given by our admissions counselors to help you choose the major that best aligns with your interests
2:20 pm    Breakout Session: Block 2 
  • College Online Resources - This session will provide you with resources, and information that can be helpful to you in your college search
  • Demystifying the Difference Between the ACT & SAT - What are the true differences between these tests? Does it matter which test I take? Which test do colleges prefer? – these questions and more will be addressed in this session
  • How to Make the Most Out of College Fairs and Visits - It is easy to get overwhelmed by the endless college options available when attending a college fair, come learn tips to help make the most of your time with college reps and when visiting campuses
2:50 pm    Restroom/Snack Break
3:00 pm    Admissions Activity
4:00 pm    Essay Writing Workshop
5:00 pm    End of Program
5:00 pm    Optional Campus Tours leaving from Pilla