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On Saturday, October 3, Sweet Briar College will host a free how-to clinic on the college application process for high school students and their parents. The College Admissions Workshop will be held from 9:00 to 11:45 a.m. at the Florence Elston Inn & Conference Center on the Sweet Briar campus.

Admissions and financial aid professionals from six colleges in Central Virginia will lead several workshop sessions, including one on financial aid, as well as other topics listed below.

Registration is encouraged but not required, and interested citizens may attend some or all of the clinic sessions. To register or for more information, contact Sweet Briar’s admissions office at (800) 381-6142 or email admissions@sbc.edu.

“Opportunities of Starting College at a Community College,” Ashley Pearson, Central Virginia Community College.

“Overview of the College Search Process,” Laika Tamny, James Madison University.

“Proper Implementation of FERPA Regulations,” Terrell Elam and Krystal Tucker, Liberty University.

“Hints on How Colleges Use the SAT/ACT, Curriculum, Grades,” Sharon Walters-Bower, Lynchburg College.

“Writing the Perfect College Essay,” Margaret Blount, Randolph College.

“Mock Admissions Committee,” Ken Huus, Sweet Briar College.

“Financial Aid Basics for College,” Bobbi Carpenter, Sweet Briar College.

“What I Wish I had Known During My College Search,” by a panel of current students from the sponsoring institutions.


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