Seminars are open to all high school students and their families. Families are welcome to attend one topic together or split up and cover up to all three sessions offered on that date.
September 17, 2018
NCAA Recruitment – Teri Ward, Niwot High School Women’s Basketball Coach; Lifetime Leadership Award winner from the Silver Creek Leadership Academy; Support Staff Member, USA Basketball 18U Tryouts - How to navigate the NCAA requirements to play sports in college, how to market your play to coaches, and how to interpret the financial packages offered, if the college is able to offer any money at all for play.
FAFSA –Alexandra Lepert, Financial Aid Coordinator, Front Range Community College - The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) filing date opens in October so be ready! This workshop is designed to help families understand the importance of completing a FAFSA; highlighting the details and tips for completion. Additionally, there will also be discussion on how to compare Financial Aid award offers and cost of attendance to ensure students and parents are clear on how they will cover the costs associated with college.
How to Stand Out to College Admissions Offices – Bobby Browning, Senior Assistant Director, Admissions Office, Colorado State University - How to make your experience and application more attractive to a college admissions representative.
October 8, 2018
Finding the Right College – What college is the best fit for YOU? With more than 3,800 colleges in the United States, how do you begin to narrow down all of your options? We’ll discuss the many factors of fit that are important to consider when researching colleges, building your college list and which colleges to visit.
Financing College Beyond the FAFSA – Barb Kostanick, Peak Admissions - Identifying ways to find assistance for college financing.
How to Write College Essays – Dr. Lisa Ransdell, Independent Educational Consultant, Pinnacle Education Consulting, LLC - How to write an essay that stands out and makes a great impression.
November 5, 2018
High School seniors sign-up for a 15-miNute session with an admissions expert, including a military academy/ROTC ADVISER (juniors and sophomores may sign-up to meet with the military schooling adviser). During this meeting students can have application materials reviewed and admissions questions answered. To participate, sign up for a specific appointment time.
Gabriel Rivera, Admissions and Outreach Representative, Front Range Community College
Marvin Meek, LTC (Ret), US Army; Field Force Officer United States Military Academy; former ROTC Professor of Military Science, University of Colorado Army ROTC Program