Seniors -college planning workshops coming up!


Senior College Planning Workshops With You Friendly Neighborhood College and Career Counselor

A number of college planning workshops to get you going before the school year picks up. Use the link to register (note that some of these dates and times are subject to change, because of my professional development schedule for ARHS). College essay, Naviance and Building Your List, Common Application, Financial Aid, Diversity and HBCUs, Q&A Session, and Athletes and the College Planning Process. I am offering morning and afternoon sessions to accommodate you.  These are student focused, know that sessions for the adults in your lives (bossing you around…) are coming. If they boss you around and tell you sign up for these workshops, I’m pretty much okay with that! Please sign up 24 hours prior to the workshop session time.

College Planning Drop-In Q&A Tuesday, September 8⋅12:00 – 1:00pm

Paying for College & Financial Aid Tuesday, September 8⋅3:30 – 5:00pm

College Essay 101 – Brainstorm and Get Started Wednesday, September 9⋅9:00 – 10:30am

Naviance! Yay!: Building a List & Researching Schools Thursday, Sept 10⋅3:30 – 5:00pm

Kamala Harris Went to an HBCU: Diversity on College Campuses Mon., Sept 14⋅12:00 – 1:00pm

Common Application Workshop Monday, September 14⋅3:30 – 5:00pm 


ARHS students can join The College Essay Guy’s (you know I looove him!) fall course from September 12th-October 4th at no cost.

Quick info on College Essay Guy:

Ethan wrote the current bestselling book on the personal statement, College Essay Essentials

He’s well-regarded in the college admissions field and is considered one of the go-to resources on college essays

His website has hundreds of free resources for applying to college

He has a cool podcast!

This syllabus maps out what Ethan will cover during the courses.

Can’t make the live course dates? You’ll have access to the courses for a year, and recordings of the sessions will be available to all who sign up. 

Here’s how to register for the course:

A.) Go to this registration page:

B.) Enter your name and email.

C.) You’re done! Put the date and time in your calendar, and keep an eye on your email with next steps and instructions for the assignments to complete and how to join the live webinar.

The live course sessions will be held on Saturdays and Sundays starting September 12th at 2-3:30pm Pacific Time (5-6:30pm Eastern)

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