Navigating College Prep (Course # 22CR0913)

Date(s): 9/13/2022 
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST

Registration open through 9/13/2022 8:00 AM EST


28 seats currently available.



The registration period has closed for this event.

Lunch is on your own.  It is not included. 

Course Description

Description: There are so many pieces of the college admissions puzzle, it can be difficult for students, and educators, to keep track of it all. Join us to learn about some of the nuances of the college admissions and selection process. In this 4 part series, each session will focus on a unique topic surrounding college prep. The topic for September 13, 2022 is Making a List - learn how to help your students create a college list, make the most of their campus visits, and how to better engage admissions recruiters at your school.

Upcoming session topics (each session must be registered for individually):

  1. November 15, 2022: FAFSA - whether you're a FAFSA pro or new to the field, learn about the application and how to help your students through to completion
  2. January 10, 2023: Application Process - understand your part in a students' application process as well as how to guide them to create a standout application and essay
  3. March 14, 2023: Making the Decision - learn about different types of financial aid packages, what they mean for your students, and how to help students make the best college decision

Participants are welcome to attend one or all sessions. SCECHs will be provided individually for each session.
For school counselors: All sessions will be submitted to the state as credit for Career Preparation and Selection SCECHs based on time attended.

Questions? Contact Samantha Jackson at


Samantha Jackson (she/her) is a Career Readiness Consultant at Kent ISD, working with local educators to help students make more informed career decisions by integrating career development and exploration into the K-12 curriculum. Samantha holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Alma College and a Master of Science in Higher Education from the University of North Dakota. Prior to this role, she spent nearly 8 years working in college career services at schools around the country including the University of North Dakota, University of Georgia, University of Louisville, and most recently, Michigan State University.

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Course Cost

There is no charge to attend.

Credit Information

Course: Hours - 2


*Also available as School Counselor - College Preparation and Selection SCECHs