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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:
Then, this course is for you! Through twenty-two engaging lectures, this course will teach participants how to become GREAT candidates for admission.
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|Section 1: Course Welcome and Introduction|
About the InstructorPreview
|Section 2: Current Academic Climate|
What Colleges are Looking For
|Section 3: Grades|
Is it Better to Get a "C" in an AP class or an "A" in a Regular Course?Preview
How Much Foreign Language Do I Need for College?
Do I Have to Take Math My Senior Year?
Crucial College Questions - Grades
|Section 4: Recommendations|
General Advice About Recommendations
Teacher vs. School Counselor Recommendation
Can My Coach Write a Letter of Recommendation?
How Should I Ask For a Rec?
Crucial College Questions - Recommendations
|Section 5: Extracurricular Activities|
General advice about extracurricular activities
How many activities do I need to get into college?
What Type of Community Service is Impressive to Colleges?
How Do Colleges View Special Enrichment Programs?
Crucial College Questions - Extracurricular Activities
|Section 6: Avatar (Online Presence)|
Are Colleges Really Checking My Social Profiles?
Does my Email Address Matter?
Crucial College Questions - Avatar (online presence)
|Section 7: Test Scores|
Test Scores - Crucial College Content
ACT or SAT?
What can I expect from the SAT?
When Should I Test?
Crucial College Questions - Test Scores
|Section 8: Action Steps|
Action Steps and Closing
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.
Hours of video content