Journalist Christine VanDeVelde 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. Don’t miss this best-selling author as she presents 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 10 at the College of DuPage McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd. in Glen Ellyn.
In their well-received book VanDeVelde and her co-author Robin Mamlet, former dean of admissions at Stanford, offer up the ultimate user guide for every student and family approaching the college admissions process.
Please join Christine VanDeVelde as she brings her knowledge and experience to a special Glenbard Parent Series event that will benefit all.
GPS and the Glen Ellyn Public Library will host a book discussion of “College Admission: From Application to Acceptance Step by Step” by Christine VanDeVelde and Robin Mamlet on Tuesday, March 20, 7pm at the GEPL. Mr. Mike Neberz, School Counselor at Glenbard West and Ms. Gilda Ross lead the discussion.