AO Advice: What Makes a Strong College Application

Are you a high school student preparing to apply to college? Are you a parent eager to support your child in their college admissions journey? Look no further! Join for “AO Advice: What Makes a Strong College Application,” designed specifically for high school students and their parents.

In this webinar, our experienced college admissions expert Chelsea Holley will provide valuable insights and guidance on crafting a compelling college application that stands out from the competition. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of what admissions officers are looking for and discover proven strategies to make your application shine.

Key Learnings:

  • Navigating the application process: Gain insights into the different components of a college application, such as the Common Application, supplemental essays, and application deadlines. Learn valuable tips for staying organized and meeting important milestones.
  • Understanding holistic admissions: Explore the concept of holistic admissions and how colleges consider various factors beyond grades and test scores. Discover how to create a comprehensive and well-rounded application that showcases your strengths in multiple areas.
  • The importance of a strong personal statement: Learn how to write a captivating personal statement that showcases your unique qualities, experiences, and aspirations. Understand what admissions officers are seeking and how to effectively convey your story.
  • Highlighting academic achievements: Discover how to effectively present your academic accomplishments, including GPA, standardized test scores, and course selection. Learn how to emphasize your strengths and overcome any potential weaknesses.
  • Showcasing extracurricular activities: Understand the significance of extracurricular involvement and learn how to highlight your activities, leadership roles, community service, and achievements. Get tips on selecting and presenting the most impactful experiences.
  • Maximizing letters of recommendation: Learn how to choose the right recommenders and communicate effectively with them. Discover what makes a strong letter of recommendation and how it can reinforce your overall application.

Whether you’re just beginning the college application process or looking to fine-tune your existing application, this webinar will equip you with the knowledge and tools to create a strong, compelling application. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from admissions experts and increase your chances of getting accepted into your dream college.

Join us for “AO Advice: What Makes a Strong College Application” and embark on your journey to college success!

Date 07/27/2023
Duration 1:01:47