SEMINARS

 

PROGRAMMING

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.

The October Seminar runs from 7-9 pm. Each topic will run up to two hours long.

The November Seminar will run from 7-9 pm. Once you sign up to attend, you will receive an email asking you to claim a 15 minute appointment with one of our faculty members. You can pick a time that works best for you.

October 8, 2018

Finding the Right College Jessica Chermak, CollegEase Consulting, LLC - 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. 

 

Bobby Browning, Senior Assistant Director, Colorado State University, Admissions Office

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

 

Programs presented earlier this year:

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 – Luke Contreras, Admissions Counselor, Regis University- How to make your experience and application more attractive to a college admissions representative.

 
 
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COST

An individual or family (of any number of members) can attend each month's seminar for $10.   Attending all three Seminars will cost $30 ($10/Seminar).

Fee waivers

A limited number of family
fee waivers are available for 2018 seminars and 2019 conference.  

To apply, please send an email to: 
Nest2WingsRegistration@hotmail.com.  

Fee waivers are first come/first serve.

If you wish to pay using cash or check, please enter the promo code “CASH” at checkout. You will receive a receipt telling you you have a balance of $0. You will still owe the registration fee. Please pay the money you owe at the registration table for the event.

LOCATION

Front Range Community College - Boulder Campus

Classroom Building, 2121 Miller Drive

Longmont