College Admissions in the Time of COVID, Wed. Sept 16th @7PM

Dear Senior Students and Parents/Guardians –

In the coming days you will receive an email with announcements about a number of events of interest to the senior class as you prepare for the year, and as many of you prepare for your post-secondary transition plans. This email is a reminder that Wednesday evening is the “Live Launch” of the first installment of the College Guidance Network’s series of family workshops. While the series will be available on demand, each installment will be released on Wednesday evenings throughout the fall. This installment, College Admissions in the Time of COVID, is described below.

We hope you will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity!

Dan Rubin, NHSH Director of Guidance

Webinar – College Admissions in the Time of COVID
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Zoom link to join the live webinar on September 16

Passcode: 614954

Our experts will discuss the impact of Covid-19 on college admissions presenting the most up-to-date thinking. Discussion will include how families can make the best choices in a rapidly changing environment, including changes to the Common App, changing test policies, increasing importance of essays, financial aid implications, and how colleges’ institutional incentives may affect families.

Format: Moderated panel discussion with live Q&A
Moderator: Lana Wong, Communications Lead, The Education Commission

Kate Cassino, CEO of Hobsons (Naviance)

Lee Coffin, Vice Provost , Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, Dartmouth

Bob Bardwell, Executive Director of Massachusetts School Counselors Assoc.

Nick Ducoff, Author of Better Off After College and Founder of Edmit

Emily Roper-Doten, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid, Olin College of Engineering