Juniors launch college process at College Admission Symposium
Admissions directors from Cornell University, Pomona College and the University of Toronto shared insights on the college admissions process with members of the Class of 2025 and parents during the College Admission Symposium on January 13 at the Lewis Family Auditorium. RE Executive Director of College Counseling Jason Locke welcomed juniors to the launch of the college admissions process and Ann Parks, Director of College Counseling Communications, addressed the importance of “expanding the universe of colleges and universities” when building an initial college list.
The program featured presentations from Pamela Tan of Cornell University, Adam Sapp from Pomona College, and Ryan Hargraves from the University of Toronto and concluded with a roundtable discussion led by Locke and Director of College Counseling Patrick Tassoni.
Presentations delivered by admission officials representing a research university, a liberal arts college and an international university focused on the importance of considering a range of institutions in the college search process and the academic programs that they offer students.
The College Admissions Symposium is part of the official kick-off of the college admissions process for the Class of 2025. Other events included the Returning Collegiate Alumni Panel and Collegiate Alumni Luncheon, both held on January 11.
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