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.
  • Lectures 22
  • Video 1 Hours
  • Skill level all level
  • Languages English
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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.

What are the requirements?

  • A basic knowledge of the college admissions process

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

What is the target audience?

  • Parents of middle school students
  • Parents of high school students
  • High School students

Curriculum

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

Instructor Biography

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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