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Who Gets In And Why: A Year Inside College Admissions with Jeffrey Selingo

October 6, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free
The pandemic has upended the college search for many high-school students. And while some old rules of the admissions game no longer apply, teenagers are still competing on the same playing field. Drawing on research from two years spent inside the admissions process—including sitting beside application readers at three selective schools—this talk from Jeff Selingo helps students, parents, and school staff better understand the shifting landscape and what it takes to get into a top college. Gain helpful insight on why admissions is less about admitting the brightest students and more about a college’s priorities and the “shaping” of an admissions class. Learn more about this “shaping” process and discover how to approach your college search so that your student ends up with the best academic, social, and financial fit in a campus. This free event is open to the public and anyone can join.

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Date:
October 6, 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.glenbardgps.org/event/who-gets-in-and-why-a-year-inside-college-admissions/

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Virtual

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