College Workshop to be held Sunday, May 22nd at SHS!
A special workshop with college admissions expert Peter Van Buskirk is being offered to juniors from Skaneateles High School and other districts from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 22 in the high school. Cost of the workshop is $250. Signups will be taken through Saturday.
Van Buskirk is offering a drawing that awards free one-on-one consultations valued at $125 for one in every ten participants of the workshop. The workshop “What’s My Story?” will help students learn how to present themselves in the college admissions process, which they will begin in the fall.
The workshop will:
The workshop is limited to 24 students and is open to juniors from other school districts. It will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis, said HS Counselor Barb Drozynski. A wait list will be started once the limit of 24 attendees is reached, and a possible second session is under discussion. To register (by Saturday, May 21) go to http://www.bestcollegefit.com and find the workshop registration under the workshop "What's My Story?" For questions during the week, call or email the Skaneateles HS Counseling Office at 291-2237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Provide an understanding the college admissions process
- Help students develop a personal theme for an application
- Offer guidance on how to write a powerful and compelling essay