A Guide to Maximizing Extracurriculars over the Summer

Join former UChicago Academic Advisor, Anita, and former The George Washington University Associate Director of Admission, Rahsaan on Wednesday, May 15 at 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET to gain expert tips on supercharging your student's extracurriculars and staying ahead on college applications during vacation!

Propel your teen to college acceptance with the power of extracurriculars!

This webinar is great for families with students in grades 8-11.

Don't let summer derail your teen's goals. We're here to help your family stay on track with extracurricular planning for college admission success.

Join former University of Chicago Academic Advisor, Anita, and former The George Washington University Associate Director of Admission, Rahsaan, as they unveil essential strategies and advice on helping your teen craft a stellar extracurricular profile during this summer break.

In this webinar, you'll discover answers to common questions such as:

  • What is the importance of extracurriculars in the college admissions process?
  • Types of extracurriculars students can consider adding to their profile.
  • How can your teen strengthen their application with summer activities that highlight their passions and interests?

Register now and receive a free copy of our trusted eBook, Maximizing the Summer: A Guide to Finding Programs & Building Extracurriculars, when you attend!

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Your Speakers

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Anita Gajula

Former University of Chicago Academic Advisor & Collegewise Counselor

Anita Gajula has spent her entire career in service of students—as a student affairs professional at Macalester, as an academic advisor at U Chicago, as a College Admissions Advisor both in her own practice and in other firms, and now as a Collegewise counselor and helps students through the college admissions process. Anita earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Williams College and went on to earn her master’s in student affairs and academic support at the University of Michigan. Anita has a knack for building relationships quickly and making seemingly unrelated connections between people and ideas, which comes in quite handy when she’s helping students identify and apply to their best-fit schools.

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Rahsaan Burroughs

Former The George Washington University Associate Director of Admission & Collegewise Counselor

Rahsaan’s career in admissions began at his alma mater, The College of William & Mary, where he served as an admissions intern. Since then, he has spent over 15 years evaluating more than 17,000 applications during his tenure at The George Washington University. As the Associate Director of Admissions at George Washington, Rahsaan served as co-chair of the admissions committee, conducted thousands of interviews, spoke nationally about how student athletes can balance athletic recruitment with the admissions process, conducted financial aid workshops, and managed and trained more than 20 admissions directors.

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