5 Factors That Set You Apart in College Admission

An action guide that shows middle school and high school students and their parents how to gain a competitive edge.
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  • Sia Knight The College Savvy Coach

    Over her twenty year career as an educator, Sia Knight has viewed the educational landscape from many different lenses. She has been a teacher, school counselor and director.

    As the administrator for a district-wide college prep program, she frequently interacted with college admissions representatives and learned insider information that she freely shares as The College Savvy Coach.

    Her mission is to help busy

    parents of middle school and high school students prepare for college.

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5 Factors That Set You Apart in College Admission

An action guide that shows middle school and high school students and their parents how to gain a competitive edge.
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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This 60-minute course will teach the participant how to gain a competitive edge in the college prep process. The instructor reveals why, in the current college admissions environment, good just isn't good enough.

Have you ever asked the following:

  • *How much foreign language do I need to get into college?
  • *Is it better to get an "A" in a regular course or a "C" in an advanced class?
  • *Can I skip math my senior year?

Then, this course is for you! Through twenty-two engaging lectures, this course will teach participants how to become GREAT candidates for admission.

    • A basic knowledge of the college admissions process
    • Over 22 lectures and 56 mins of content!
    • Identify and explain the top factors in college admissions today
    • Identify action steps that will help students become more attractive to universities
    • Parents of middle school students
    • Parents of high school students
    • High School students

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CURRICULUM

  • SECTION 1:
    Course Welcome and Introduction
  • 1
    About the Instructor
    01:30
  • 2
    Course Objectives
    01:27
  • SECTION 2:
    Current Academic Climate
  • 3
    What Colleges are Looking For
    02:41
  • SECTION 3:
    Grades
  • 4
    Is it Better to Get a "C" in an AP class or an "A" in a Regular Course?
    05:48
  • 5
    How Much Foreign Language Do I Need for College?
    01:57
  • 6
    Do I Have to Take Math My Senior Year?
    01:04
  • 7
    Crucial College Questions - Grades
    3 questions
  • SECTION 4:
    Recommendations
  • 8
    General Advice About Recommendations
    01:33
  • 9
    Teacher vs. School Counselor Recommendation
    03:04
  • 10
    Can My Coach Write a Letter of Recommendation?
    02:01
  • 11
    How Should I Ask For a Rec?
    03:14
  • 12
    Crucial College Questions - Recommendations
    3 questions
  • SECTION 5:
    Extracurricular Activities
  • 13
    General advice about extracurricular activities
    02:14
  • 14
    How many activities do I need to get into college?
    01:11
  • 15
    What Type of Community Service is Impressive to Colleges?
    02:38
  • 16
    How Do Colleges View Special Enrichment Programs?
    03:03
  • 17
    Crucial College Questions - Extracurricular Activities
    2 questions
  • SECTION 6:
    Avatar (Online Presence)
  • 18
    General Advice
    01:22
  • 19
    Are Colleges Really Checking My Social Profiles?
    04:51
  • 20
    Does my Email Address Matter?
    01:37
  • 21
    Crucial College Questions - Avatar (online presence)
    2 questions
  • SECTION 7:
    Test Scores
  • 22
    Test Scores - Crucial College Content
    01:22
  • 23
    ACT or SAT?
    01:29
  • 24
    What can I expect from the SAT?
    03:13
  • 25
    When Should I Test?
    04:41
  • 26
    Crucial College Questions - Test Scores
    3 questions
  • SECTION 8:
    Action Steps
  • 27
    Action Steps and Closing
    04:18

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