FLEX College Admissions Seminars in March through May

Preview of College Applications: UCs and Private

March 2018

What’s in a college application? If you’re planning to go to college, it’s time to find out. 9-12th grade students and families are welcome to come to this seminar to learn exactly what colleges ask for in their applications.

Learn the strategies and nuances involved in the college application process to enhance the chances of getting into the college of your choice. Also come to learn about the nuances of the Coalition Application.

Changes and Trends in College Admissions

April 2018

What has changed in college admissions and how will it impact you? What kind of advantages and disadvantages should you consider when applying early action or early decision?

In order to be successful in the admissions process, staying up to date is critical. Learn more about early admission stats/trends and key changes to consider in the college application process.

Extracurricular and Summer Activities Planning

May 2018

Your extracuricular and summer activities profile has a significant role in college admissions. What do colleges care about — quantity or quality? What kind of activities will help you distinguish yourself from other applicants?

Identifying which activities to pursue is a key strategy for college admissions preparations. Start planning early to optimize your high school years.

About FLEX’s College Admissions Seminars

FLEX’s College Admissions Seminar Series is an informational seminar series designed to help families get trustworthy advice on the college admissions process. The seminars aim to demystify the admissions process, provide reliable information, and help students and parents strategize the best course of action for their remaining time in high school.

Past Seminar Topics

  • ACT vs New SAT
  • Roadmap to the Ivies
  • Current College Admission Trends
  • Private vs Public University Admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • Planning Your Summer
  • College Applications & Essays
  • Key Factors for Private College Admissions
  • How to Build a Strong Extracurricular Activity Resumé
  • Planning/Researching Your Summer Schedule