How to Make Your Common App Less Common: Optimizing Your College Applications


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With the beginning of the college application season quickly approaching, this summer is an ideal time to begin preparing your application assets before the stress and time commitments of senior year set in. During our live webinar, Kimberly Hewitt, the director of our college counseling practice, will address the following aspects of the application process:


  • How to effectively describe your activities and accomplishments in the limited space provided

  • Strategies for obtaining strong letters of recommendation

  • How to prepare essays, portfolios, and other supplemental materials

  • Overview of other college application platforms, including the Coalition App, University of California application, and Apply Texas


This webinar originally aired on September 8, 2020, and featured sign-ups from high school families and counselors from across Alaska.  View the recording now.


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