Remote Live Class
The remote live class is five, one-hour, weekly sessions allowing a family to learn from Jason in an interactive way from the comfort of their own home. The sessions will be recorded in case a family member misses a session during the scheduled time.
Session #1: College Admissions Holistic Approach – Part 1
Understanding what colleges are really looking for and what a student needs to do to present a stronger application.
- Test scores
- Class ranks
- Application essays
- Letters of recommendations
- Resume portfolios
Session #2: College Admissions Holistic Approach – Part 2
Students – and parents – need to maximize their campus visits and create advocates which will be needed later for admissions, scholarships, and negotiating.
- Individual visits (not group visits)
- Questions to ask
Session #3: Schools to Consider
This approach will help ensure you are not wasting time considering the wrong schools while quickly finding the right colleges for your situation.
- Setting parameters
Session #4: Financial Aid & Scholarships
How to find scholarships and interpret financial packages.
- FAFSA application and appeal
- Loan programs
- Institutional scholarships
- Outside scholarships
- Local scholarships
Session #5: Comparing & Negotiating
Just like buying a car, do not settle for the list price. Learn how to get a better deal from colleges and why patience is so important.
- Subjective school comparison
- Objective school comparison
- Realistic budget
- Comparing offers
- Negotiating offers