Capstone College and Career Advising

Throughout the year Capstone provides the most helpful and relevant workshops all over. Click here to find a workshop near you.

Admissions 101:
The Hidden Secrets

Thousands of students apply to college every day… how will your student stand out? Don’t miss this informative and valuable workshop!

  • Understand why freshman year is not too early to begin planning.
  • Discover what to expect at each stage in the college admissions process.
  • Engage in strategic planning for the SAT/ACT to maximize results.
  • Recognize the difference between “early action” and “early decision” deadlines.

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College Application Preview

Learn to manage the increasingly complex college application process and how to make it work to the student’s advantage.

Topics include how to:

  • Determine which application to use.
  • Decide which deadline option is best.
  • Select the right essay(s) for each university.
  • Choose and send your test scores.
  • Ask for letters of recommendation.
  • Track the status of your application.

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The Write Stuff

Join a Capstone essay consultant as they present information to help students craft stellar college essays.

The workshop will cover:

  • Being specific: every detail should be as specific to you as possible.
  • Being purposeful: organize your thoughts; don’t be random because every word counts.
  • Being yourself: admission officers can tell when you’re faking it. Authenticity is your goal.

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Show Me the Money! College Financial Aid Explained

College is expensive, but there’s help for almost every family—if you know where to look. Our workshop will help you:

  • Understand the different types of aid.
  • Discover how to find hidden scholarships.
  • Learn the advantages of filling out financial aid paperwork.
  • Create a plan for making college affordable.

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Study Tips:
Acing Your Exams

High school students, we know that May can be a stressful time as you study for your final exams. Join Capstone College Advising to learn powerful tips to help you prepare, perform well, and manage stress along the way. Learn more about:

  • How time management is vital to success.
  • Why where you study is important.
  • What you’ll need to study for an exam.
  • How to approach studying with a positive attitude.
  • When to reward yourself.

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Making the Most of Your Summer

Purdue’s director of admissions stated that “Summer is the best time to find ways to set yourself apart from other college applicants.” So what can you do to stand out from the crowd and increase your chances of being accepted by your right-fit college?

Join us to learn more about:

  • Keeping your mind engaged.
  • Attending summer camps.
  • Applying for internships.
  • Working on academic deficiencies.
  • Preparing for standardized tests.
  • Visiting college campuses.
  • Making time to relax and have fun!

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