This is one of the most crucial years of high school. You are setting the stage for college applications and now is the time to exploring colleges and building strong resumes that truly reflect your strengths. Popular session topics include:
Overall assessment – review the student’s full profile and offer feedback and suggestions for academic coursework, standardized testing, and extracurricular activities
Course Planning and discussion about rigor of coursework (whether or not to do IB, how many AP courses are appropriate, how many years of a language should he/she take, etc.)
PSAT / SAT / ACT / SAT Subject Test Planning
Resume building – brainstorming about what makes sense for the individual student, which activities to pursue, how much time to invest in each, etc.
Academic goal – setting & accountability
College list – evaluation of criteria to determine best matches, campus visit suggestions