Sep 26-30, 2018
Sandy attended the NACAC conference in Salt Lake City (and visited the park-like campus of the University of Utah, a mere three miles from downtown!). The conference included a college fair and a variety of presentations, learning sessions, and opportunities to meet with counseling professionals from both sides of the desk!
Sandy attended Penn State's first ever Counselor Event during the Scholar's Day Open House for prospective students.
Penn State's Schreyer Honors College promotes academic integrity, a global perspective, and opportunities leadership and civic engagement.
July 15 - July 20
2018 Show-Me STEAM Tour
Showcasing Missouri’s colleges and universities, with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.
June 11-14, 2018
2018 HECA Annual Conference & Houston Hustle Bus Tour
Sandy attended the Higher Educational Consultants Association conference in Dallas, Texas, where she focused on learning more about different application processes, to include the Coalition Application and how to help students select among application options; Apply Texas and navigating this unique application; international applications to the UK & Australia; and the transfer admissions and application process. She also gained insight to the college financial aid office from Texas Christian University's Director of Scholarships and Financial Aid. After the conference, Sandy hopped on a bus with 50 colleagues for half-day visits to the wonderful campuses of Baylor University, Texas A & M, Rice University, and the University of Houston!
April 26-27, 2018
Fly-In to the College of Wooster
The College of Wooster, one of the Colleges That Change Lives, hosted a group of independent educational consultants to help us learn more about this premier college for mentored undergraduate research. Our visit coincided with the campus-wide presentations of graduating seniors' Independent Study projects; we were able to sit it on several of them! We also toured campus, enjoyed entertainment by one of Wooster's a cappella groups, visited the site of the almost completed, state-of-the-art Ruth W. Williams Hall of Life Science, chatted with students, staff and faculty, strolled through the charming downtown, and witnessed the collegiality and camaraderie Wooster is known for!
April 15-17, 2018
PCACAC Annual Conference
A member of local Potomoc and Chesapeake Association of College Admission Counseling (PCACAC), Sandy attended the annual conference -- this year in Dover, Delaware. After attending two days of presentations and a college fair, Sandy walked the campus of nearby Delaware State University and took a short road trip to visit the University of Delaware in Newark.
April 8-12, 2018
HECA's Vancouver-Seattle Tour
This tour started in Vancouver, Canada, with visits to the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. Next, we visited five Pacific Northwest colleges and universities: University of Washington, Seattle University, the Evergreen State College, University of Puget Sound, and Western Washington University, all of which are in, near, or a short drive from the lovely green city of Seattle!
January 28 - Feb 1, 2018
HECA's South Carolina Palmetto Tour
Our tour began with event-filled visits to Winthrop University, Wofford College, Furman University and Clemson University, all in northwest South Carolina. Next, we had a lovely tour and lunch at the University of South Carolina, located in South Carolina's capital city of Columbia. Lastly, we landed in the historic port city of Charleston, where we toured The Citadel and the College of Charleston; and had time to wander through the downtown shops and waterfront park!