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We get it. There’s a lot happening right now, and a lot of swirling questions about what this all means. We're here to help you navigate the pressing questions and the rapidly changing admissions landscape. And, we’ll continue to remind you of all that isn’t changing and what you can control.

State of the Admissions Nation due to COVID
Tuesday, May 12 • 7:00pm – 8:00pm PDT
Campus closings. SAT cancellations. Online instruction. Each day, even every hour, brings news of an educational landscape that is rapidly shifting. Or is it? In this timely webinar, Collegewise experts will separate fact from fiction and give parents the information they need to make critical upcoming decisions.

Highly Selective Admissions
Tuesday, May 19 • 6:00pm – 7:00pm PDT
Grades, test scores, and impressive activities alone won't get a student admitted to schools that reject almost all their applicants. While we don't believe that prestigious colleges are necessarily better colleges, we want students who are interested in these schools to have straight answers about what it will really take to have a shot at getting admitted.

Character Counts: How Character Plays a Powerful Role in Selective College Admissions
Saturday, May 30 • 10:00am – 11:00am PDT
When applying to college, students and parents understand the role of grades, course rigor, and standardized testing. An increasingly important element is Social and Emotional Learning. In this presentation, you’ll learn how SEL distinguishes itself from academic factors and why even the most selective of colleges place an immense value on empathy, ethical behavior, and engagement with others. 

Changes for UC & CSU Admissions
Wednesday, June 3 • 6:00pm – 7:00pm PDT
Lots of rumors swirl out there about admissions process for the University of California and California State campuses. Are there certain majors that are easier to be admitted to than others? Do they talk to each other when making admissions decisions? Come on a myth busting adventure with us and learn how to be strategic with your UC and CSU applications. 

STEM’s Many Branches: College Planning for Students Considering Majors in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Thursday, June 11 • 6:00pm – 7:00pm PDT
Did you know biologists work at NASA? Curious about the role of math in agriculture, or of statistics in public health? Some people assume that STEM is just computer science and/or engineering, but the secret of STEM is that the fields are vast, complex, and interrelated. 

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