THINK COLLEGE

2 Summer Workshops at the Hilton Garden Inn, Mooresville, NC

Lee Bierer, President of College Admissions Strategies, syndicated columnist, frequent guest on WFAE’s Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins and Charlotte’s top independent educational consultant, will lead 2 workshops: 1 for juniors and 1 for seniors

RISING JUNIORS

WED – JUNE 12: 10AM –3:30PM
Early bird price of $350, if registered by May 26th

WILL COVER:

  • Finding your College Fit – Assessments to identify college majors and potential careers
  • “Secrets” of the College Admissions Process
  • Tutorial on: How to Research a College – with virtual tours, videos, review sites, college guidebooks and data sites
  • Making the most of campus visits
  • Creating your resume or “Brag Sheet”

STUDENTS WILL LEAVE THE WORKSHOP WITH:

  • Initial college list – with schools that represent a good academic fit, good social fit and a good fit for the family financially
  • Completed analysis of one college, i.e., “College Fit Worksheet”
  • Templates for campus visits and a resume

ALL STUDENTS NEED TO BRING:

  • Updated transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Resume (if you have one)
  • Testing stats for all SATs and ACTs taken, (dates of tests and individual section scores)
  • College Guidebook – Princeton Review Best 384 Colleges
  • Laptop, cord to plug in
  • User names/passwords for: Naviance (if your school offers it), PowerSchool, College Board (SAT) and ACT

RISING SENIORS

THURS – JUNE 13: 10AM –3:30PM
Early bird price of $350, if registered by May 26th

WILL COVER:

  • Essay Tutorial – interactive exercises, review of sample college essay
  • Insights into what colleges are looking for in the college essay
  • Review of the Common Application prompts
  • Essay Brainstorming exercise (Values & Characteristics)
  • Filling out the Common Application

STUDENTS WILL LEAVE THE WORKSHOP WITH:

  • Identification of two essay prompts and likely topics
  • Completion of the Common Application

ALL STUDENTS NEED TO BRING:

  • Updated transcript (official or unofficial)
  • Resume (if you have one)
  • Testing stats for all SATs and ACTs taken (dates of tests and individual section scores)
  • College Guidebook – Princeton Review Best 384 Colleges
  • Laptop, cord to plug in
  • User names/passwords for: Common App, Naviance (if your school offers it), PowerSchool, College Board (SAT) and ACT

“If you spend no other money preparing for college, investing in one of Lee’s workshops is the right choice. Well worth it! We walked away with hands-on tools to simplify the process, and more importantly, the confidence knowing that we were thinking about and doing the right things.”

Parent of 2019 grad

Event Information & Registration

WHERE:

Hilton Garden Inn
159 Gateway Blvd.
Mooresville, NC  29167

704-663-6468 (77, Exit 33)

Get Driving Directions

COST:

  • Early bird price of $350* per student per day, if registered by May 26th
  • $400 if registered after May 27th.
  • * Includes pizza lunch served both days.

PAYMENT:

  • Venmo: @lee-bierer or 704-907-5685
  • Check: Mail checks to Lee Bierer, 7226 Jardiniere Court, Charlotte NC 28226
  • PayPal: A $10 processing fee will be applied to credit card or PayPal payments.

For more information: Lee Bierer, 704-907-5685 and visit Lee’s website (www.collegeadmissionsstrategies.com) to read testimonials from students and parents.

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