The Cooke Foundation’s College Advising & Transition team will lead a variety of activities throughout Senior Summit to help you finalize your college list and get a jumpstart on your college essays.
- Campus tours of Yale, Wesleyan, and University of Connecticut
- Admissions committee activities to learn how selective colleges review applications
- Overview of the financial aid and scholarship process
- An essay workshop with a professional writing consultant
- Admissions interview practice
- An exclusive college fair for Young Scholars
- Personalized support from Cooke college advisers and staff
By the end of Senior Summit, you will return home with:
- Your college list of reach, target, and likely schools that fit your desired college experience
- A draft of your common application essay
- Your standout applicant story to communicate in interviews with admissions officers
- A plan to navigate smoothly through the college admissions process (including early and regular application deadlines, financial aid, and scholarships)
Be sure to check your email for more details as the event gets closer!
– Jennifer Bockman, Evan Read, and Patricia Gonzalez