Fin Ed. Demystifying the College Application Process 2023
Navigating the college application process isn’t as straightforward as filling out an application and waiting for the “big envelope” to arrive. The admissions process landscape can be challenging for students and their parents. Being informed is vital to navigating the process!
Students need innovative strategies to help set themselves apart: More than 50% of high school seniors have a GPA of 3.5 or better. Optional testing and blind testing policies have resulted in huge increases in applications at many colleges. Meanwhile, the cost of a college education continues to increase.
You’re invited to our exclusive webinar with Liddane Tutoring and LB Kussick, college preparation experts who will discuss the current admissions landscape, how to navigate challenges in the process and what to expect moving forward. Learn more about the myths and realities students face in today’s competitive college admissions environment.
In this discussion, we will highlight:
- Emerging trends in higher education admissions
- Identifying the ”best fit“ college for your student
- Timing and preparation strategies for standardized tests
- Making an applicant and their application shine
- Expected cost of an education
- Alternatives to 529 savings plans
- Ways to pay for college now
Attendees will leave with helpful resources, advice, and insider tips on how to support and amplify your student’s voice during this process.
LB Kussick works with students and families to support their college research, selection and application processes. In addition to her private practice, LB is a certified Independent Educational Consultant, a member of the Seattle College Counselors and Higher Educational Consultants Associations, and an AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) coach, working with first-generation students, student athletes and non-traditional learners.
Andrea Liddane, who founded Liddane Tutoring Services in 2001, is a former public school teacher, mother and tutor. Andrea’s team of 30 tutors supports hundreds of students at every step of their educational journey. Andrea’s passion lies in helping students with learning differences and coaching all learners to reach their fullest educational potential. For over 15 years, she has helped students through the college application process and understands the significant impact such work can have on the lives of families.
Brett Carolan is a Senior Lead Advisor at Brighton Jones helping his clients achieve peace of mind around their finances.