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College Admission Process for Parents Seminar -- Spring 2106

Want to know the ins-n-outs of the College Application process as a homeschooler?  We will start with a little about dual credit, then move to the documents we produce as homeschoolers and what material you need to cover.  Next we discuss CommonApp versus ApplyTexas, as well as Financial Aid (FAFSA versus CSS Profile, IDOCS, etc.) and wrap up with your questions.  We'll take a mental break (3:00) with some snacks (feel free to bring some to share!) and informal questions.

Along the way we will share some of the 'gotchas' we learned the hard way, like "Does it matter which eMail address your Recommender uses?" and "Does it matter if we attend all those College Fairs and dog-and-pony presentations since they all say the same thing?"  Spoiler: the answer to both is a resounding "Yes!".

When: DONE - Saturday, February 13th, 2:00 to 4:30 pm (break at 3:00)
Where: The Prometheus Academy
           1100 East Campbell Rd, Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75081
           Use East parking lot. School is at the top of the stairs (turn left).

Speaker: Bridget Knudsen, who is currently going through the process with her youngest student.
Cost: Free. Bring snacks if you like.

Who should come?

Parents and *students who are Juniors and Sophomores* are most important since your process begins now.
It's also helpful for parents who are planning a high-school experience for their students with an eye toward college.

Why should Sophomore and Junior students attend?

When you are 18 or older, there are some things your parents cannot do for you without breaking Federal law. (Yes, I'm serious.)
College admission people give preference to *informed* questions from students. Parental involvement can actually hurt your chances.

Classroom Location      Directions      RSVPs appreciated, email Bridget at


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 National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
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College Admission Resources -- Spring 2106

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