With the sheer number of potential educational institutions, creating the “perfect” list of colleges can feel like an overwhelming task. Join our experts to learn how to ease the stress, have productive conversations, utilize your resources, weigh your needs and wants, and make the most of the college exploration process.
NHHEAF Summer Webinar Series
for Parents, Students and School Counselors
Summer Sessions 2023 - This summer, to complement our Essay Prep for rising high school seniors, we have created companion webinars for students and their families/supporters. By providing the same information to students and those who support them, we hope to empower everyone to tackle the college application process with ease. Here are this summer’s offerings:
Summer Series Webinars
Building Your College List - Wednesday, June 28, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Exploring College Major & Careers - Wednesday, July 12, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Many high school seniors (and college students) struggle with major and career choices. Choosing your major is an important step toward your career, but there is plenty of support for students along the way. In this workshop, you will learn how to navigate this choice to maximize future options.
Community College Advantage - Wednesday, July 19, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Come hear about the many benefits to your education and career by attending a two-year college or trade school. Representatives from New Hampshire community colleges offer information and advice about program opportunities, positive financial impacts, and the many advantages of earning an associate degree or trade certificate.
Searching & Applying for Scholarships - Wednesday, July 26, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Every dollar counts when it comes to paying for college. Earning scholarships can help close the gap- but where do you begin? In this workshop you will learn the types of available scholarships and who can apply, resources available to help with your search, and how to maximize your odds of receiving scholarship money.
Making the Most of Your College Visit - Wednesday, August 2, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Campus visits are one of the most exciting parts of the college search process. When researching potential schools, getting on campuses is one of the best ways to figure out if they might be a good fit. In this workshop, a panel of college admissions professionals and their student tour guides share helpful tips to ensure you are taking full advantage of your time at each school.
Tips for Completing the Common App - Wednesday, August 9, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The Common Application is by far the most popular method of applying to college. Some students complete the form as quickly as possible without giving it much thought. This webinar will share tips to ensure your application is the most accurate and detailed representation of who you are and what you will bring to a college campus. Learn about topics such as time management, reporting senior courses and extracurricular activities, the essay, letters of recommendation, and what to include (or not include) in the additional information section.
College Admissions 101, for First Gen Students - Wednesday, August 16, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
For an applicant who is the first in the family to attend a four-year college or university, the application process can feel particularly complex. In this workshop, a panel of experts will address the basics of the admissions process, how being a first gen student may impact applying to college, where you can find resources to help along the way, and how to search for scholarships specific to first gen students.
The College-Bound Student Athlete - Wednesday, August 23, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Join college athletes, current college coaches, high school athletic directors, and a college compliance officer to learn about recruitment strategies, eligibility requirements, and what life is like for NCAA college athletes.