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DAY ONE: Monday (afternoon session times in parentheses)
8:30 (1:00) Welcome, introductions, goal setting
8:50 (1:20) Mock admissions exercise: "How college admissions decisions are made."
10:10 (2:40) The "College Admissions Game"
10:30 (3:00) An overview of standardized tests (SAT and ACT)
11:00 (3:30) SAT/ACT Preparation - Session I (Evidence-Based Reading)
11:40 (4:10) Writing a powerful college essay - Session I


DAY TWO: Tuesday
8:30 (1:00) Analysis and completion of common application: "How to market yourself"
9:00 (1:30) Creating a comprehensive activity resume
9:30 (2:00) Getting the most out of a college visit
9:50 (2:20) Mock interviews
10:30 (3:00) SAT/ACT Preparation - Session II (math)
11:15 (3:45) SAT/ACT Preparation - Session III (Grammar Rules)
11:45 (4:15) Writing a powerful college essay - Session II


DAY THREE: Wednesday
8:30 (1:00) Using the Internet: The electronic college/scholarship search process
9:15 (1:45) Presentation by Director of Admissions from Nazareth College:
"What do colleges look at; what do they want?"
10:00 (2:30) SAT/ACT Preparation - Session IV (writing skills)
10:45 (3:15) SAT/ACT Preparation - Session V (math)
11:30 (4:00) Writing a powerful college essay - Session III


DAY FOUR: Thursday
8:30 (1:00) A college admissions vocabulary lesson
(early decision, early action, rolling admissions, etc.)
8:50 (1:20) An overview of the financial aid system (scholarships, grants, loans, etc.)
9:15 (1:45) Factors to consider when choosing a college
9:30 (2:00) 101 issues you might run into in college: question and answer session
10:15 (2:45) "How to do college" - time management and study skills
10:45 (3:15) SAT Preparation - Session VI (essay writing/grammar skills)
11:15 (3:45) SAT/ACT Preparation - Session VII (test taking tips/strategies)
11:45 (4:15) Sharing college essays, evaluations