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We know how stressful college admissions can be. There are so many things to consider -- the essay, the interview, SATs, and finding ways to stand out among all the rest. You can never get too many tips on how to prepare yourself for the admissions process, so Darien Library is hosting a new series for students of all ages and their families this spring. College Admissions 101: Resources for Families is a two-part panel series this April. Please join us!
The Admissions Process, Thursday, April 1 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room
Learn tips and tricks for mastering the college application process, get ideas for gap year options, and hear ideas about using social media marketing to enhance applications.
- Lindsay Slattum, Associate Director of Undergraduate Admission, Fairfield University
- Paul Ribeiro, Director of Guidance, Darien High School
- Kristin White, author of The Complete Guide to the Gap Year
- Stephanie Klein Wassink, Principal, Winning Applications, LLC
Advice for Student Athletes, Thursday, April 22 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room
Find out about how the highlight reel works, what student athletes need to know before sending in their applications, and what advice current college athletes have for high school students.
- John Keleher, Director of Athletics, Darien Public Schools
- Mo Minicus, Darien High School Field Hockey Coach
- Kelly Vegliante, Darien High School assistant coach and parent of a college athlete
- Mary Bennett, parent of college athletes
- Stephanie Janasiewicz, varsity soccer player, Purchase College
- James Wyper, varsity runner, Yale University
A question-and-answer period will follow each panel presentation, and we invite those who attend to join us for refreshments after the session.
For questions, please call 669-5225.