Navigating the College Application Process for Students with Learning Differences

Is your teen a neurodivergent learner with ADHD, dyslexia, or other learning differences? On Tuesday, May 21 at 4:00 PM PT / 7:00 PM ET, Collegewise will provide valuable insights to parents and guardians on how to confidently guide students with learning differences through the college admissions journey.

1 in 5 students in the US have a learning difference, such as ADHD, dyslexia, or autism. 

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

Join Jessica, former Associate Dir. of Transfer Services at Landmark College, the premier college for students with learning differences, and Christina, an expert Collegewise counselor with over 20 years of experience, for an empowering webinar. Discover how your family can lean into your student's strengths and gain success in the college application process.  

In this free webinar, your family will uncover:

  • Ways on how students can highlight their strengths and better communicate their personal experiences on the college application.
  • College readiness tips for neurodivergent students with learning differences to prepare them academically, socially, and organizationally. 
  • The levels of support and resources offered by various colleges that students can access. 

Register now and learn how to maximize your teen’s potential for college acceptance! 
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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 Associate Director of Transfer Services at Landmark College

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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