College Admissions Process Kickoff

We are excited to welcome parents of the Class of 2019 to campus on Saturday, November 18, as we kick off the college admissions process for V Form students. Registration for the college workshop will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the lobby of the O'Brien Arts Center, and the program itself will run from 8:30 a.m. until about noon. A great group of college admissions representatives will be joining us to share their wisdom and answer questions about the college process. Please read the below articles before arriving on campus, and please RSVP via email to Barb Samson at

2016 Program Schedule

8:00-8:25 a.m. — Registration Open, O'Brien Arts Center lobby
8:30-9:30 a.m. — Keynote Speaker: Lee Coffin, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admission & Financial Aid, Dartmouth College, Engelhard Hall
9:40-10:10 a.m. — Article Discussion Breakout Groups, O'Brien Arts Center classrooms (students will work in groups with college representatives; parents will meet with Dean of Wellness Whiz Hutchinson)
10:20-11:15 a.m. — Naviance Presentation, Engelhard Hall
11:15-11:30 a.m. — Q&A, Engelhard Hall

Discussion Articles

"How to Survive the College Admissions Madness," Frank Bruni, New York Times, March 3, 2015
"Georgia Tech Admission Blog, August 15, 2016