Navigating the College Application Process for Students with Learning Differences

Does your teen have ADHD, dyslexia, or other learning differences? On Wednesday, February 28, at 4:00 PM PT / 7:00 PM ET, Collegewise is sharing insights with parents on how students with learning differences can successfully navigate the college admissions process.

Discover how to transform challenges into opportunities and guide every learner to college admission!

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 1 in 5 students in the US have learning differences, such as ADHD, dyslexia, or autism. 

The college admissions process can be exciting and challenging for parents and guardians supporting their teen with learning differences.

This empowering webinar is set to redefine how families can approach college application prep for diverse learners and help parents and guardians champion their student's educational potential and college outcomes.

As trailblazers in inclusive education, our experts will discuss:

  • Expert advice on how students with learning differences can set themselves up for success
  • How students can emphasize their strengths and best communicate their personal experiences on the college application
  • Tips and strategies to make college application prep easier and a more confident experience

Join us and our movement toward embracing college success for every student.
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Your Speakers

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Christina Mangano

College Counselor, former Founder of Course to College Consulting, and former Educator

Christina’s extensive experience runs the gamut of dedicated English teacher, independent college counselor, program and policy creator, and mentor to diverse students with various educational, financial, and social needs. Along with her 20+ years as an educator, she has worked tirelessly with major institutions, organizations, and associations to build curricula, implement effective programs, and mentor and empower students.

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Jessica Nelson

Former Assist. Director of Admissions at Marlboro and Eckerd & College Counselor

Jessica has experienced a little bit of everything in the college world, which informs how she works with students. She attended big universities for her undergraduate and graduate work, has worked at the smallest liberal arts colleges, and taught classes at multiple community colleges and state universities. Her top goal when working with students is to make the unmanageable feel manageable and help students recognize their inherent strengths and how to leverage them in the application process.

About Collegewise

Since 1999, our team of 80+ counselors has dedicated their expertise to creating a worry-free, effortless college application process for students of all levels. 

Collegewise empowers students academically and relieves parents of their project management duties through our personalized counseling and tutoring programs. 

Say goodbye to application stress and welcome a new, streamlined experience with Collegewise. 

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