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2023-2024
educational events

Summer Opportunities Seminar (Part I) — Virtual

January 17, 2024

College admissions officers and other experts share their advice on how students in grades 7–12 can plan their summers. Intended audience: 7-12 grade students, their parents, and high school counselors. For more information and seminar recordings in English and Spanish, click here.

Gap Year Seminar — Virtual

March 6, 2024

Gap years have become more popular over the last few years, but what are the options for graduating seniors and how can a Gap Year impact college admissions? Intended audience: current 9-12 grade students, their parents, and high school counselors. For more information and registration link, click here.

Counselor Colloquium — Virtual

(for High School Counselors only)

April 3, 2024

Western Slope Counselors are invited to build upon their knowledge to better serve their students and families. This is a unique opportunity for counselors to get their questions answered directly by college admissions officers. Intended audience: high school counselors and other school personnel who help students with post-secondary planning. For more information, click here.

Environmental Global Citizens Seminar: Learn About Environmental College Programs & Environmental Stewardship in High School  — Virtual

April 30, 2024  

As a student in Colorado, being a global citizen includes being a steward of the natural resources in our backyard. Learn about numerous opportunities in high school and college for engaging in and studying our environment. Learn about exciting career options. Intended audience: high school students and their parents, and high school counselors. For more information, click here.

Summer Opportunities (Part II), Strategies & Resources for Success in College Seminar: Learn How, When & Where to Seek Help from Colleges & Outside Programs  — Virtual

April 2024 (TBA) 

College admissions officers and other experts share their advice on how students in grades 7–12 can plan their summers. Prepare for the college journey by exploring the wealth of resources available to high school students to enhance their college experience. Discover how to effectively utilize programs designed by colleges and other professionals to maximize your future academic success when in college. Intended audience: high school students, their parents, and high school counselors. More information about the seminar will be available here soon.

Arts, Music, & Drama College Applications Seminar: Understanding Portfolios & Auditions  — Virtual

April 2024 (TBA)

The college application process for the Arts requires additional components.  Find out how to make the most of the process and put your best foot forward at this seminar. Intended audience: high school students and their parents, and high school counselors. For more information, click here.

Career & Technical Programs Seminar  — Virtual

May 9, 2024 

Learn more about career and technical programs available in Colorado and around the country. Intended audience: high school students, their parents, and high school counselors. For more information, click here.  

Student-Athlete Recruiting Seminar  — Virtual

May 15, 2024  

Understanding the recruiting opportunities and processes at Division I, II, and III colleges can be overwhelming. This seminar will provide details and tips on approaching the process with knowledge and realistic expectations. Intended audience: high school student-athletes and their parents, high school counselors, athletic directors, and coaches. For more information, click here

Exceptional Students Seminar  — Virtual

May 2024 (TBA) 

This seminar will cover post-secondary options for students with special needs. Intended audience: special education teachers and administrators, students, and families. For more information, click here.

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