This spring, CTY invites you to virtual seminars led by university admissions professionals from around the U.S. These 60-minute live sessions will cover topics directly related to the application process and even some of its recent changes. Spaces fill quickly, so register now for invaluable advice from real university decision-makers.
"The Intangibles" – Understanding Admissions decisions beyond GPAJo Anne Phang – Director of Admissions, Partnership Programs, Syracuse University
Bridgette Yee McIntyre – Director of Family Academic Programs, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
University admissions is much more than just numbers, test scores, and GPA. What are the other factors–"The Intangibles"–that officers consider when making decisions? Look beyond GPA to see how these intangibles influence admissions decisions.
Wednesday, April 21 (7– 8 p.m. ET)
Applying to STEM SchoolsMeghan Murphy – Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Stevens Institute of Technology
What makes you a good candidate for a STEM-based institution? How are admissions and curriculum different from traditional institutions? Find out what to consider and how to prepare for the application process.
Research Opportunities in STEMJonathan Hoster – Undergraduate Recruitment Specialist, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University
Hear from a panel of current undergraduates who are doing research in STEM. Find out what research they are doing now, what opportunities are available, and how they obtained those opportunities as undergraduates.
Wednesday, May 5 (7 – 8 p.m. ET)
Testing in AdmissionsMatt Steiner – Senior Director, Compass Education Group
From test optional to test blind, AP and IB exams, get practical advice from experts about college admissions testing in the age of COVID-19 and beyond.
Thursday, May 6 (7 – 8 p.m. ET)
Finding Your "Fit"Marie Nocella – Assistant Director of Admissions, Siena College & President of New York State Association for College Admissions Counseling
What does it mean to find your college "fit"? From liberal arts colleges to research universities, what do you need to keep in mind during your college search?
The College EssayPaul Kanarek – Founder, Collegewise
What are admissions officers looking for in your essay? What makes a great college essay? How essential is this to the admissions process?
Tuesday, May 25 (7 – 8 p.m. ET)
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