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College Admissions Jumpstart

STH Summer Programs - St. Thomas High School

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - Friday, June 10, 2016
St. Thomas High School 4500 Memorial Dr HoustonTX  77009
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - Friday, June 10, 2016
St. Thomas High School 4500 Memorial Dr HoustonTX  77009

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What's Included

This workshop will encompass all aspects of the college application process. Key areas to be covered: How to best present oneself while speaking to college admissions professionals while touring campuses, visiting college fairs, networking and interviewing Strategies for writing a competitive personal statement that will help a college admissions office understand what unique characteristics you can bring to their freshman class College admissions guest speakers with question and answer opportunities Writing and formatting an expanded resume Filling out and submitting the college application Interactive exercises will be used to help students: Identify their strengths and what makes them unique Learn how to communicate those strengths in a personal statement, resume and interview format Use writing exercises, peer reviews, and instructor reviews to develop a personal statement and address the "why us" essay Gain confidence and experience in communicating through a mock interview competition where college career professionals and admission representatives will interview students, rate their skills, and give positive feedback for improvement Students should complete the process with a polished draft of their essay, an expanded high school resume, a completed college application form and confidently equipped with personal presentation skills to put into practice at any college, scholarship, internship or job interview. Don’t wait until senior year to gain a valuable advantage - start right now in this dynamic workshop!

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STH Summer Programs

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St. Thomas High School 4500 Memorial Dr HoustonTX  77009
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