College App Survival – Outwit, Out-write, and Standout!

The Common Application opens August 1, 2017 and DSU offers High School Seniors a comprehensive program to STAND OUT.

Join independent school guidance counselors and high school english teachers this summer for a 4-day workshop where students will:

  • Be given an overview of the college application process, timeline, and organizational tools.
  • Work both individually and in small groups to complete the Common Application.
  • Receive counseling and input on developing an appropriate college list.
  • Prepare their college essay for the Common Application and supplemental essays for their specific colleges.
  • Complete a resume to include high school achievements, activities, work and service.
  • Receive a college application guide to reference after the Survival Course

Space is limited to 20 students for each session (morning or evening).
Questions or more information? collegeappsurvival@gmail.com

Schedule

Common App Survival is offered as a 4-day course during the week of August 8th through the 11th. Students may choose to register for a morning session from 9am to 12pm, or an evening session from 6pm to 9pm.

Morning and evening sessions are non-transferable, students must attend the specific session for which they register.

Fees

The 4-day course fee is $400(choose morning or evening)

What Students should bring:

  • A laptop or ipad is required
  • Resume or list of accomplishments and experience during high school including co-curriculars, volunteer work and academic awards
  • Unofficial copy of transcript
  • List of colleges of interest
  • Social Security number for Common App
  • A willingness to complete homework assigned!

Sign-up at the College App Survival website.   Fees are non-refundable after July 24th.

 

 

 

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