College Admissions: Using the Spring & Summer Effectively, Part 1
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About the Event
Join MAIA Education's Nick Kruter and Sharon Thomas for a conversation focused juniors and jumpstarting their college applications.
About this Event
As an unprecedented school year continues, students are now entering another spring semester transformed by COVID-19. Many programs continue to be in flux, taking place in-person, on virtual platforms, or a hybrid combination. Despite these challenges, the college admissions process continues for students and families.
This webinar, College Admissions: Using the Spring and Summer Effectively, Part 1 will provide specific recommendations for how juniors can use the spring and summer to jump start their application process and prepare for senior year. We will discuss standardized testing recommendations and schedules, the school search, and specific ways to use your summer months effectively.
This webinar is for you if:
- You are looking for ways to engage and motivate your teenager for the college admissions process.
- You have specific questions about any part of the admissions process including first steps and the overall admissions timeline.
- You want to learn more about the current college search environment.
- You are trying to help your student plan for the summer.
About the Speakers/Presenters
Nick Kruter, MS
Nick serves as the Academic and School/College Placement Counselor at MAIA Education Resource Center. He has unique experience in admissions counseling and recruitment having worked in both boarding school (Hotchkiss) and college admissions (Tufts and Davidson). Nick is devoted to crafting distinct solutions for students' academic futures as he guides them through the different steps of the admissions process.
Sharon Thomas, MSc, MSEd (Facilitator)
Sharon Thomas is a Learning Specialist and Educational Consultant. She is the Founder and Director of MAIA Education Resource Center, an organization started over ten years ago to identify and provide timely educational services. As the leader of MAIA, named after her daughter, Sharon guides a team of talented teachers with general and special education training who are invested in the overall development and success of their students. MAIA works with students K-College with and without learning differences through 1:1 tutoring, executive function coaching, test preparation, school placement, and workshops. Sharon is passionate about giving all students access to learning. Her work and advocacy for individual students, families and in schools reflect her belief that healthy learning environments understand and prioritize individual development and best research based teaching practices. Sharon completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Georgetown University and earned a master's degree in Child Psychology at University College London as well as a master's degree in General and Special Education at Hunter College