College Planning Seminar

Planning for college is serious business.

College Planning Seminars

At GSSM, we take planning for your college career to another level. We offer a two-semester sequence in college planning in the spring of junior year and fall of senior year. These courses are required, non-credit classes for our students taught by our college counselors. You'll learn how to find the right college and position yourself for the best chance of success.

College Planning Seminar I sessions:

  • Determining your college fit/Introduction to Scoir
  • Exploring majors and careers via YouScience
  • Overview of college applications and the admissions process
  • College costs, scholarships and financial aid
  • Making the most of your campus visits 
  • Developing your college essay
  • Activities, resumes and interviews

College Planning Seminar II sessions:

  • How to balance your college list
  • Completing the Common Application or Scoir Application
  • Essays
  • Admissions Committee case studies
  • Applying for scholarships, the FAFSA and CSS Profile
  • Preparing for interviews

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