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Career Readiness & Social Media

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Planning the High School Years: Gearing Up for College

College application season happens senior year, but the planning for college starts much earlier. If you have a student getting ready to enter high school it’s not too early to start thinking about the process. In this session we will each year of high school and what students (and their families) can be doing to be as prepared as possible for applying to college broken down into easy to follow step by step directions. All attendees will leave with a free copy of the Ultimate High School Timeline for Getting Into College.
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Personal Branding

We have often heard it’s not about what you know, it’s who you know. And that’s still totally true; the only thing that’s changed is how you met them. In this session we discover why having a person brand is so important to landing internships and being recruited for jobs, and how your child’s love of social media and the internet will make the process of developing a personal brand so much easier. Leave with a blueprint on what it takes to build a strong brand and the individual steps your child can take to start telling their story. Workshop content ranges from 1 hour to half day workshops. 

Workshops

 

Looking to book a speaker on college admissions? Want a personalized workshop for your members or employees?

We frequently get asked to host workshops for community organizations such as PTA groups, boy/girl scout troops, church youth groups, senior classes or even as an HR benefit for company employees.

We can accommodate daytime, evening, and weekend workshop times.

Typically our workshops run for at least an hour but we can schedule up to half and full day workshops depending on the content and client needs.

Contact us today to schedule your private workshop!

Available College Topics

1+ Hour

Career Readiness & Social Media

Fully Customizable Topics and Focus Areas

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Planning the High School Years: Gearing Up for College

College application season happens senior year, but the planning for college starts much earlier. If you have a student getting ready to enter high school it’s not too early to start thinking about the process. In this session we will each year of high school and what students (and their families) can be doing to be as prepared as possible for applying to college broken down into easy to follow step by step directions. All attendees will leave with a free copy of the Ultimate High School Timeline for Getting Into College.
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Personal Branding

We have often heard it’s not about what you know, it’s who you know. And that’s still totally true; the only thing that’s changed is how you met them. In this session we discover why having a person brand is so important to landing internships and being recruited for jobs, and how your child’s love of social media and the internet will make the process of developing a personal brand so much easier. Leave with a blueprint on what it takes to build a strong brand and the individual steps your child can take to start telling their story. Workshop content ranges from 1 hour to half day workshops. 

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Beyond the Ivy League: How to choose the right college for your student

Everyone wants their child to get the best education they can and when it comes to college there are a few places that everyone knows. There are so many lists but what do those rankings even mean? Choosing a college is much more than picking a school. It has to be the right school for your child; where they can flourish but be challenged, have opportunities both inside and outside the classroom, a place that becomes home and helps launch their career. Find out about all the different types of colleges and universities out there and how to choose the one that fits best. Learn what to ask on the campus tour (and what you can ignore), how to compare schools, and how to get the real inside scoop on campus life. Understanding the college process starts here!

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All About LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the way to network in 2018. Companies regularly check candidates out online, and those without a LinkedIn presence are seen as not as serious about their job search. Come to learn everything you need to know about this platform and how to create a profile that will get you noticed by internship locations and employers. This workshop can be customized for high schoolers, current college students, or adults and typically last from 1 to 3 hours in length. Workshop locations should have access to computers or attendees should plan to bring their own laptops. Appropriate for beginners through advanced level users. 

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Getting in Without Freaking Out: Insider Secrets

What does it take to get into college? Is it really all about the test scores? How many extracurriculars should my child have? Do they really need foreign language? And seriously they need how many volunteer hours? In this session learn how colleges and universities make admissions decisions and how you can hack the system in your favor. Admissions decisions can be complicated but we will pull back the curtain and give you all the secrets the schools don’t want you to know (like how to get college credits in high school for next to nothing!) College admissions can be a game, but you can’t win if you don’t know the rules.
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Resume 101

A resume is your billboard to employers and is designed to get you called for an interview. Is yours revamped for 2018 and truly representative of your skills and abilities? If not then this workshop is exactly what you need. Appropriate for high schoolers, current college students, or adults this workshop can be fully customized to your group or organization and typically last from 1 to 3 hours in length. Workshop locations should have access to computers or attendees should plan to bring their own laptops. 

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Paying For College

What is FAFSA and when do I fill it out? Where are the best places to find scholarships? What is the difference between grants and loans? One of the biggest concerns about college is how to pay for it. Come find out everything you need to know about financial aid and funding for school including a few insider secrets such as the best kept secret to finding scholarship money, and why you shouldn’t judge a college based on the sticker price.

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Jobs & Majors for Teens Who Love Social Media

Is your child in love with YouTube and digital media culture? Did you know this interest can lead to in-demand skills for a wide variety of careers? Companies today are looking for employees who not only know how to relate to others but can communicate effectively and know how to use third-millennium technologies. Learn how these skills can be an asset to your child’s future and hear from current college students who are turning their passion into a career.

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Common App Completion Parties

Are you ready for college applications? Need some guidance on what the common app is and how to get started? Book a Common App party for your organization and have everyone work through the platform together. Appropriate for students and parents, this workshop can help you navigate how to use the platform to showcase your student’s talent to the best of their ability. This workshop can be fully customized to your group or organization and typically last from 1 to 3 hours in length. Workshop locations should have access to computers or attendees should plan to bring their own laptops. 

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A Primer on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest

In this session we will cover the biggest social media platforms, what they are, and why so many people use them. What platform is best for what sorts of connections, and what’s the difference between a friend and a follow? A group and a page? A story and a retweet? Why are people so obsessed by social media and how does it affect mental health? If you have ever wanted to learn more about a platform, or just understand what all the fuss is about, bring your questions and don’t miss this session!

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FAFSA Completion Parties

What is FAFSA and when do I fill it out? Book a FAFSA party for your organization and have everyone work through the platform together. Appropriate for students and parents, this workshop can walk you through the process of how to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This workshop can be fully customized to your group or organization and typically last from 1 to 3 hours in length. Workshop locations should have access to computers or attendees should plan to bring their own laptops. 

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Social Media For Business

Is your business interested in leveraging social media marketing to reach the newest demographic of customer, but you aren’t really sure how to get started? Our work with college students has given us a unique insight to this generation and how to best reach them using digital communication. We can walk you through choosing what platform is best for your message, and how to set up your profiles on all of the major platforms. We can also schedule to bring college students to be on hand to offer their advice or critique your current marketing efforts. This workshop is fully customizable and locations should have access to computers or attendees should plan to bring their own laptops. 

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Individual Q & A with College Advisors

Not seeing exactly what you are looking for? We can customize a workshop to whatever your group or organization would like to focus on. Our advisors can answer any individual questions you may have about your student and their path to college. We can also schedule to bring current college students to be on hand to offer their advice and answer questions.

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Don't see what you need? Just Ask!

Our founder has deep experience leading trainings on a wide variety of topics including personality assesmnets, leadership and team building workshops, social media marketing and more. Let us know what you are looking for and we can custom create a training for your organization.

Don’t see what you need? Let us know what you are looking for. We can create a fully customizable workshop tailored to your needs.

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The Complete High School Timeline for Getting into College

 

Applying to college is a marathon, not a sprint. And it starts freshman year of high school. This book outlines what you should be doing each year of high school to be ready competitive for applying to college.

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