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2022-2023

Counselor Bites - Test Prep Unpacked: Is it Worth the Investment?

Featured Expert:
- Akil Bello, Senior Director of Advocacy and Advancement, FairTest.org

Overview:
CGN gets more questions on standardized testing than any other topic. As trends and policies change, uncertainty swirls around the subject. Counselors, this interactive Q&A is for you, to help you provide your students and their families with answers to questions like:
- How are colleges changing test-optional policies post-pandemic?
- How much of a difference does test prep actually make?
- When is test prep worth the money and when is it not?

Featured Expert:
- Akil Bello, Senior Director of Advocacy and Advancement, FairTest.org

Overview:
CGN gets more questions on standardized testing than any other topic. As trends and policies change, uncertainty swirls around the subject. Counselors, this interactive Q&A is for you, to help you provide your students and their families with answers to questions like:
- How are colleges changing test-optional policies post-pandemic?
- How much of a difference does test prep actually make?
- When is test prep worth the money and when is it not?

Counselor Bites - Test Prep Unpacked: Is it Worth the Investment?

Featured Expert:
- Akil Bello, Senior Director of Advocacy and Advancement, FairTest.org

Overview:
CGN gets more questions on standardized testing than any other topic. As trends and policies change, uncertainty swirls around the subject. Counselors, this interactive Q&A is for you, to help you provide your students and their families with answers to questions like:
- How are colleges changing test-optional policies post-pandemic?
- How much of a difference does test prep actually make?
- When is test prep worth the money and when is it not?

Counselor Bites - Test Prep Unpacked: Is it Worth the Investment?

Counselor Bites - Test Prep Unpacked: Is it Worth the Investment?

CGN Live: College - Class of 2024 College Kickoff
1:06:36
CGN Live: College - Class of 2024 College Kickoff

Featured Experts:
- Zach Evans, Director of Undergraduate Admissions, The University of Chicago
- Michael Keaton, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Ursinus College
- Lisa Przekop, Director, Office of Admissions, University of California-Santa Barbara

Host: Brennan Barnard: Director of College Counseling, Khan Lab School

11th graders and their supporters are embarking on a key stage of their college journey. You will start taking action steps on the road to the next exciting chapter of your life. You don’t have to go it alone. In this video we’ll help you get started with answers to these questions and more:
- What is the current landscape in college admissions?
- What are some myths and misconceptions to avoid?
- How can I get past the noise and the marketing to get real talk and real answers?

CGN Live: College - Class of 2024 College Kickoff
CGN Live: College — Straight Talk with Admission Leaders
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CGN Live: College — Straight Talk with Admission Leaders

Featured Experts: Kortni Campbell, Vice Chancellor for Admission & Financial Aid, University of North Carolina - Asheville; Jonathan Williams, Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions, New York University

- How to manage the range of emotions with Early Decision results
- How to deal with well-meaning relatives asking sometimes awkward questions
- How the family of an 11th grader can work together to start their search
Wherever you are in the college process, the holidays are a busy and often emotional time. Whatever your situation, CGN has admission leaders ready to answer your questions live. Join us for an open-format Q&A, where the focus will be on you and your questions, on any aspect of the post-secondary journey.

CGN Live: College — Straight Talk with Admission Leaders
CGN Office Hours: Ask Our Experts Anything
1:01:01
CGN Office Hours: Ask Our Experts Anything

An open Q&A with college admissions leaders answering questions from our audience.

CGN Office Hours: Ask Our Experts Anything

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