Many parents of 9th and 10th graders want to know what lies ahead in the college planning and admissions process. The goal of this session is not to add stress, but to help you understand the process, expectations and timing so your student can make smart decisions now that will keep options open for later. This session will address how colleges evaluate applicants, academic planning during high school, extracurricular and summer activities, considerations for student-athletes, when to take standardized tests and how to prepare, and why sophomore year is important to financial aid. We’ll overview the college admissions roadmap and timeline so you know what’s ahead, and answer your questions. Pre-registration is required.
Jamie earned a B.S., summa cum laude, from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Biology from MIT. Jamie brings the scientific method to college consulting; she uses her analytic and organizational skills, use of data, logical and creative problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail to help students successfully navigate all aspects of the college application process.