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Early Action vs Early Decision
MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning Jonathan Hughes explains the similarities and differences between Early Action and Early Decision and provides some tips to help guide you through the early admission process.
Five Key Tips for Your College Application
This webinar for families of high school juniors with guest speaker Andrew Carter, Senior Associate Director of Admissions from College of the Holy Cross, will give tips on how students can put forward their best college admissions application.
Six Keys to Finding a Good College Fit
This webinar, presented by Dr. Amanda Sterk, Director of Accelerated Programs at Florida Southwestern State College and Dr. Timothy Poynton, Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston, two experienced educators with a passion for helping students realize their full potential, provide you with a roadmap for the college admissions process. With all of the information available, it can be difficult to begin your college search and narrow down what’s most important. This webinar introduces a systematic approach for the college search and information-gathering process, as well as explain the six keys to finding a good college fit.
College Admissions
The college search and application process can be overwhelming. This webinar will help you establish a personalized admissions road map by addressing topics such as current trends in admissions, building a balanced list of colleges, and the different components of the college application including transcripts, essays, and interviews. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
Hear from 4 College Admissions Experts on How to Get a Jump Start on College Admissions
This webinar for families of rising high school seniors help you map out your summer when it comes to the college admissions process. Hear from four college admissions experts, Andrew Carter of the College of the Holy Cross, Kate Guertin of Dickinson College, Caitlin Provost of Texas Christian University, and Ed Seero of UMass Lowell, who will share guidance on how you can spend your time this summer, research and visit colleges, and start the college essay. They also break down college admissions myths and share many pearls of wisdom. This webinar is not to be missed!
Q&A with College Admissions Experts
In this webinar hear from a panel of college admissions experts, including Ryan Forsythe, Vice President of Enrollment Management at Worcester State University, Denise Haile, Associate Director of Admissions at Quinsigamond Community College, Andrew Palumbo, Vice President of Enrollment Management at Worcester Polytechnic University, Emily Roper-Doten, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Olin College of Engineering, and Jennifer Walker, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Brandeis University. Experts share their advice on how to launch a college search and application process. Bring all your questions about the college admissions process, including those focused on campus visits, standardized tests, college fairs, and applications.
College Admissions for High School Juniors
Junior year of high school is the perfect time to start seriously planning for college application season. And this webinar will give you the steps to get your family started, including tips for college fairs, what to know about campus visits, and how to build the college list. We'll share plenty of resources that can help your family as you plan, and explain what to expect as you prepare for the admissions and financial aid applications. Download the webinar slides to follow along.
Athletics in College Admissions
This webinar, presented by Mike Janicki, Director of Guidance at Wareham Senior High School, will discuss athletics in college admissions. Topics include sports divisions, eligibility, the college search process, and issue to consider.
College Admissions (SPANISH)
This webinar in SPANISH helps families establish a personalized admissions road map by addressing topics like current trends in admissions, building a balanced list of colleges, and factors that impact the admissions decision such as transcripts, essays, and interviews.
College Admissions with Andrew Carter of College of the Holy Cross
The college search and application process can be overwhelming. This webinar, presented by Andrew N. Carter, the Senior Associate Director of Admissions at College of the Holy Cross, helps you establish a personalized admissions road map by addressing topics such as current trends in admissions, building a balanced list of colleges, and the different components of the college application including transcripts, essays, and letters of recommendation.