Journalist Christine VanDeVelde and Robin Mamlet, former Stanford University Director of Admission will present Calming the Nerves – How to Survive the College Application Process: From Application to Acceptance Step by Step. Applying to college can be stressful for students and their parents. Join these best selling co-authors as they present compassionate, and professional advice in finding a college that’s the right fit and more. Participants will learn:
The role of extracurricular activities
What’s more important – high grades or tough courses
The role testing plays
The best candidates for early admission
Advice for student athletes
How wait lists work
Recent changes to the college application process
The Financial aid process
This free program will begin at 7 p.m. April 11 at the College of DuPage McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd. in Glen Ellyn.
Robin Mamlet has been dean of admission at three of America’s most selective colleges, and brings her firsthand knowledge of the many kinds of universities and her strong network in the admission field to this presentation. Journalist and parent Christine VanDeVelde has been through the process first hand, and will provide expert answers to all your questions along the way to the acceptance letters.