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Workshop Videos for Students

Looking for the best college search advice? Check out the videos below!

These recordings are from workshops presented at NACAC Virtual College Fairs. The workshops are a public service from NACAC and its members. Scroll below to hear the latest, expert advice from college counselors and admission directors on the following topics:

Specific college search workshop videos are also available for Arts Students and STEM Students.

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A.  Applying to College During COVID

 

Optional Means Optional - Don't Sweat the Scores!

Presenters: Rafael S. Figueroa, dean of college guidance, Albuquerque Academy (NM), and Leigh A. Weisenburger, dean of admission and financial aid, Bates College (ME).



How Applying to College is Different in the Pandemic

Presenters: From Seton Hall University (NJ): Mary Clare Cullum, director of admissions; Jenna McAteer, assistant director of admissions; and Gina Wright, assistant director of admissions.



 


B.  Scholarships and Financial Aid

 

Scholarships - The Frequently Asked Questions

Presenter: Candace Powell Kinard, college prep specialist, EduDreamer.



Developing a Financial Plan for College

Presenters: Drew Griffin, assistant vice provost for admissions and financial aid, University of Central Missouri, and Wendy Lindsay, senior director for regional student programs, New England Board of Higher Education.



 


C.  Undergraduate Degrees Abroad

 

University Options in Great Britain and Australia

Presenters: Lindsay Addington, director of global engagement, National Association for College Admission Counseling; Julia Jerving, country officer for North America (USA & Canada), The University of Melbourne (Australia); and Jenna Hartsell, education manager for international education services, The British Council.



University Options in Wales and Canada

Presenters: Lindsay Addington, director of global engagement, National Association for College Admission Counseling; Dr. Maggie Parke, market development manager, Study in Wales; and Kaylee Moore, international admissions counsellor, St. Thomas University (Canada).



 


Our thanks to the members of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) who volunteered their time and expertise to make these resources possible.