College Planning Jumpstart

Confidently Create Your College Admissions Plan in 30-days with Lyndsay DeVore

A Live Online Workshop | August 2018

Live Weekly Classes on Wednesdays at 4pm PST:

  • August 1
  • August 8
  • August 16
  • August 24

Live Facebook Q&A on Fridays at 12noon PST:

  • August 3
  • August 10
  • August 17
  • August 24

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Parent Prep Module

Be a dependable, informed and supportive guide for your student as they embark on the self-discovery process of applying to college!

Join in on the conversation between Lyndsay DeVore and American College Strategy’s founder Kathleen Griffin as they discuss your crucial role.

  • Get aligned on the application process & timeline
  • Effectively discuss college & career with your student
  • Navigate the world of financial aid & scholarships

Pre-Trip Check 

  • Tangible tools that are a MUST to help you get strategic
  • Key practices to prevent the stress from taking over
  • Diagnostics to help students recognize their unique value

Week 1: Define Your College Fit

  • Deep dive into the 4 essential elements of finding your best college fit
  • Explore tools to search for schools that fit YOU
  • Run diagnostics to help you narrow your search
  • Start your personal college comparison tool

Week 2: Mapping Your Journey

  • Tighten up your plan for testing & applications
  • Get prepared to tour and interview colleges
  • Create a competitive advantage using simple communications tools with colleges
  • Clarify your major (and minor) options
  • Start your preliminary list of schools

Week 3: Success Strategies

  • Dial in your application list with safety, target and reach schools
  • Get clear on your early application options
  • Identify the best resources for scholarships & financial aid
  • Navigate financial aid and school choice conversations with your family

Week 4: Road Warrior

  • Finalize your calendar & to do items
  • Lead your team to help achieve your dream!
  • Plan your approach for the year ahead to help you get to your destination  (resume, letters of recommendation, activities, etc.)
  • Complete your filtered list of schools to apply to