Learn what life can really be like as a CPA. Sean O'Malley will walk you through the career options available to CPAs and explain what his life is like following the money investigating white collar crimes for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Presented by: Sean O'Malley, Vice President Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Discover what college life will be like for an accountant major. Learn all about the perks and career options that you will have available when you graduate. Presented by: Mayra Perez Legacy Scholar at James Madison University
How much impact do your essays have on your chances of admission? Your letters of recommendation? Learn how to craft an application with an eye towards getting admitted!
Director, Educational Consulting
A presentation from a practitioner in the field of College Access, learn what to do to help your students and yourself as you plan your life after high school. College or Career? Would you be ready? It is never too early to start, learn about resources available, Financial Aid, college selection and questions to ask.
Assistant Vice President Client Outreach and Partnerships
Esta presentación será sobre la importancia de cursar la Universidad hoy en día. También se dará información en como la Universidad nos prepara no solo académicamente sino también para la vida real.
Directora del Programa
We will discuss the different types of scholarships available and how to find them.
We will discuss the different types of scholarships available and how to find them
This session will provide a snapshot of Latino college success at the national level, and trace it back to the institutional and individual levels. The session is intended to frame a conversation with participants on their own efforts to prepare for college as well as the institutional and public policy efforts to support the path of Latino students overall.
Constituency Engagement Manager
El College Board proveerá una reseña de las áreas clave para padres e hijos según planean su preparación y solicitud a universidades, con un énfasis en recursos del College Board. (The College Board will provide an overview of the key areas for parents and students to plan around as they prepare and apply to colleges focusing on College Board resources.)
En la comunidad latina, el que un hijo ingrese a la Universidad es un acontecimiento para toda la familia. Los valores y las tradiciones que permean la cultura latina dan importancia ambos a la educación y a los vínculos familiares. Por lo tanto, todo programa que promueva la asistencia a la universidad para jovenes latinos debe incluir a la familia entera. Los proyectos de NCLR, en particular el programa de Padres Comprometidos, le brindan a los padres de familia información con la cual pueden
Regional Director of Education
With the rising cost of college, and an increase in average student loan indebtedness, how do you make smart financial decisions in relationship to college enrollment? Come to this session to get straight talk around all things financial including: How to pick a college that you can afford during and after college; Tips on using the financial aid office; Scholarship search and application best practices; Borrowing considerations based on major.
The quality, value, flexibility and choice available in the U.S. for higher education is unsurpassed in the world. Let’s explore the range of possibilities, what is different about college & university life in the U.S., and what you will need to know as you begin your journey toward U.S. study.
Frank Maia (Portugal) from Northern Virginia Community College, Maki Okawara (Japan) from American University, and Shuang Dou (China) from The University of Iowa share their personal experiences studying in the United States.
Learn about the admissions process and how to find financial aid for graduate study at a U.S. college or university.
Each year, more than two million students in more than 180 countries take the SAT®, the university entrance exam that connects students to success at universities in the United States and around the world. Learn more about the SAT and SAT Subject Tests, how the tests are considered in the admission process, when you should take these tests and how best to prepare for them.
Learn about the admissions process and how to find financial aid for undergraduate study at a U.S. college or university.
Community colleges, also known as two-year institutions, offer educational opportunities that are exceptionally affordable and highly accessible. Attend this session to learn about the reasons why many international students choose to start their undergraduate studies in the United States at a community college
Consular Officer Nancy McCarthy from the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, will explain the U.S. visa application process, provide student visa statistics, and share additional resources for prospective students.
Along with preparing for the college application process, students also need to think about and prepare for their post-college careers. While a college major is important, the career preparation process is not necessarily only about the college major, but also about using all available college resources to gain skills and build a resume that will make students job ready for the short and long term.
This presentation covers all of the extracurricular activities available to high school students during the school year and summer that help a student to stand out in a college application and be better prepared and focused in college.
Dr. Carol Barash, founder and CEO of Story To College and author of Write Out Loud, has taught more than 10,000 students and teachers how to tell their stories, write essays that win admission and scholarships at their top choice colleges, and advocate for themselves in school, work and life. She will teach you how to unleash your brain's innate storytelling skills to communicate powerfully and authentically, based on the proven Moments Method(TM) in Write Out Loud.
The college application process is in full swing for high school seniors and transfers. This seminar will help students make sure their college applications are in great shape and offer an admissions office the right info to help accept them. Our tips are great for all students, families, and counselors seeking to help students get admitted to their top, match colleges. Dr. Rebecca Joseph is an expert on college admissions.
Along with helping others, volunteering can help us discover new passions, learn new skills, and meet new people - all things that can change our lives (and college applications) for the better. In this presentation, we'll talk about how high school students can benefit from volunteering and how personal interests and passions can help teens identify the best community service opportunities.
with Richard O’Rourke, EducationUSA
While teens deserve to have fun during their summer break, in today’s college- and career-focused society, they should consider participating in a summer program job, internship, and/or volunteer opportunity that not only allows for academic and personal growth, but helps round out their successful college applications.
Questions about your future are swirling right now. Where are you going to live? What classes are you going to take? How do you get to class? How do you get home or visit another school for a weekend? Take a second to breathe and then pop into this session on transportation on and off campus to get the answers.
Students think the choice of major must be a practical one and that it determines the rest of their lives. The reality is that they can choose from many majors and that what they really gain are skills and evidence of their intelligence (GPA) and that the rest of the college experience internships, community service, leadership as well as the networks they build with faculty, employers and even other students provide the tools that will enhance their chances for employment for the short & long t
Higher Education and Author
I’m Ready for College But I Can’t Find My Backpack: Executive Functioning Strategies (How to Use Your Time & Be Organized) for Success in College Learn strategies to help you plan ahead and stay organized to function effectively in your everyday life at college. Understand how Executive Functioning and a lack of strong EF is a major reason why you are at risk and some students fail in college. Due to Executive Functioning difficulties you may find yourself often struggling to p
Transition Coordinator / Outreach
How early the process starts, where college coaches go and what sources they use to develop their recruiting log/list. The importance of academics in recruiting and what the academic requirements are to clear the NCAA Eligibility Center. Also what roll their club/high school coach play in the process.
NCSA College Recruiting Expert
Learn how to be just a little bit different and just a little bit better than the competition from best-selling author of adMISSION POSSIBLE®, Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz. You will also find out how daring to be yourself is the key to successful college admissions.
Many students look back on the time they studied abroad as some of their fondest memories of college. There’s a lot of decisions and planning that go into that experience however. We’ll talk about choosing a destination, finding a program, financing your trip, and other tips you help keep students organized and safe. Whether you are just starting your search or you leave in a month, this session will address important topics for you.
This session will address what high schools students and their parents should know about college study abroad. It will focus on the academic, career, and personal gains that come from the experience. It will introduce different types of programming and provide advice for selecting a program that is right for you.
Associate Vice President of Recruitment & Advising
Even though studying abroad does come with a price tag, students can help avoid high costs by carefully planning and actively seeking different outlets for financial aid. We'll highlight the avenues that can't be missed!
Study Abroad Director
Nikki Powers and Tiffany Harrison of GoAbroad.com walk you through 10 of the ways studying abroad will ruin your life - by changing it for the better! Students will learn why studying abroad in college is an opportunity filled with cultural enrichment and self-growth.
Sarah and Tami will discuss the benefits of studying abroad and how an international experience can help develop social, cultural, and professional skills that will ultimately increase the value of your education, guide you towards success in your future career, and harness a greater understanding of the global community you live in.
So you are thinking about an engineering career. But . . . What field? What school? What employer? What do ‘they’ want? All great questions that are impossible to answer in a short webinar (or even a long one!!). But, hopefully, you will get some practical guidance in making decisions.
Vice President, ASME Board on Global Outreach
Technical Project Manager
Senior Executive for Engineering for MRI Technologies
A 20 - minute overview on auditioning for admission to college and conservatory dance departments. Topics covered will be preparation, choice of repertoire, dress, and followup. Questions will be accepted online.
If you are returning to campus for another year or are just starting out your college journey, the fall is the perfect time to get involved. From student organizations to internships, we will discuss the importance of campus life and activities and the value of internships for your career.
What should incoming students expect from their college roommate experience? What are roommate agreements all about? These questions answered and more in our introduction to living with a roommate for the first time.
Learn how to choose a college that fits who you are on a number of levels—one that gives you the skills and experiences you need to achieve your life’s goal rather than the usual criteria of cost, location and prestige. Learn about the six distinct types of colleges available in the US. provide tips and guidance on how you may determine which type of college will provide you with the best fit for your life.
For homeschoolers, the college application process may seem daunting: how do you squeeze your nontraditional education into the "traditional" boxes of the application? While homeschooling presents a few challenges, it also generates many positive opportunities to introduce yourself and your passions to colleges. Find out how to navigate the process and make your homeschooling "shine" at college application time.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released a redesigned Occupational Outlook Handbook — widely considered the most important source of career information. The information in the Handbook has proven invaluable to counselors, students, parents, teachers, job seekers, career changers, education and training staff, and researchers. This presentation will focus on navigating the Handbook’s website as well as additional career guidance information from the BLS.
Being recruited to play college sports isn't easy. But if you have the skills, desire and discipline, there is a roster spot out there for you. As the largest collegiate athletic recruiting network, we'll share the top 5 things you should be doing to be recruited.
The session will provide information on what to prepare before international students depart their countries. The preparation information will be focused on the period after getting I-20 Form to arrival in the U.S.
Senior Education Adviser of the Fulbright Korea U.S. Education Center
Education Advisor and English Program Manager
Hear from College Board experts and a former Dean of Admission from Stanford University on what you can do to prepare for university. This presentation will help simplify the college planning process and help you get a head start on college planning and preparation. Discussion topics include 1) understanding college admission factors, 2) becoming more familiar with College Board programs like the SAT® and Advanced Placement Program® (AP®), 3) exploring college choices and 4) developing a financi
Taking the TOEFL test is an important part of your journey to study in an English-speaking country or program. The TOEFL test is the most accepted academic English language proficiency test, and is recognized by over 8,500 institutions and organizations worldwide. This presentation will provide an overview of the TOEFL test, including what is on the test, how to register, and the services and resources available to help you reach your destination.
Associate Director for Global Client Relations
The best college or university is the one that meets your requirements—academic, financial, and personal. Every student is different, and it is important to think about your own reasons to study at a college or university in the United States. This session will review U.S. higher education characteristics to help define your priorities and search for a college or university that is right for YOU.
o The cost of living and studying varies across the United States. With the right amount of planning and research, it can be made affordable with high returns on your investment. It is important to start your financial planning as early as possible. Each year international students receive significant amounts of financial assistance toward their studies. This session will discuss the costs related to U.S. student and explore the various financial aid options available to international students.
Applying with success to an American college requires both a strategic application and a strong testing record. We will answer four key questions about the admission process: (1) What can I do now to be more competitive? (2) What are colleges looking for? (3) Should I take the SAT or the ACT? (4) How can I best prepare for those tests? With a blend of common sense and current research, representatives from Marks Education, an American admission counseling and test preparation firm, will ans
Head of the Cultural and Education Sections
Technical Sgt Aureliano Salas
The presentation will cover information about the Federal Student Aid programs and the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This will assist students and parents in preparing and planning for life beyond High School. The formal presentation will run 30 minutes and 30 minutes will be available for Q&A.
Tara Piantanida-Kelly, Regional Training Executive for USA Funds University, College Goal Sunday. Does the thought of paying for college make you anxious? Relax! In this session, learn what financial aid is, when and how to apply, and what to expect after you have submitted the application.
Dr. Rubin will provide an overview of her 2012 groundbreaking study, Who Gets In and Why? An Examination of Admissions at the Nation’s Most Selective Colleges and Universities and will offer tips on how to get into the school that is the best match for you.
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College price tags are meaningless. Schools are pricing themselves like airline tickets, which makes it trickier for families to find schools that will offer the most affordable education. In this presentation, you will learn how you and your families can evaluate the generosity of any college well in advance of applying. It's not always the smartest or neediest teenagers who get the best scholarships and and financial aid, it's those who understand how the system works.
The world's largest college fair begins today! Our big SPRING event features over 300 colleges and universities available live to answer your questions. Admissions experts will also answer your questions via live video on financial aid, test prep, essays and more!
The world's largest college fair continues today! Our big SPRING event features over 300 colleges and universities available live to answer your questions. Admissions experts will also answer your questions via live video on financial aid, test prep, essays and more!