The High School Blueprint: College Admissions Strategies, Standardized Tests, and Crafting an Exceptional Application
Speaker: Alex Chip
Description: What can I do to set my 8th, 9th, or 10th grader up for success on their college application? What should I be doing right now to support my 11th grader as we prepare for the college selection and application process? What’s the deal with test-optional? Should my child take the SAT or ACT?
Alex Chip, a nationally recognized expert in SAT, ACT, and post-secondary preparation will answer these questions and more. Alex will share concrete steps that all families should be taking to support their child’s post-secondary planning process. In addition to reviewing important milestones, Alex will discuss narrative building, best practices for study skills, and the SAT vs. ACT. This presentation is for all families with students in 8th grade through 11th grade. Bio: Alex Chip founded Top Score Education, a boutique tutoring, test prep, and academic counseling company headquartered in Washington DC, in 2005. Over the past 17 years, Alex has tutored several thousand students in high school and college admissions testing, developed innovative project-based learning programs for students of all ages, and launched new branches servicing students in Miami, FL, and Durham, NC. In addition to his work as an educator and entrepreneur, Alex is the author of Building Your Student’s Story: The Parent’s Companion to College Admissions Strategies, Standardized Tests, and Crafting an Exceptional Application. A graduate of Duke University (BA, English) and Johns Hopkins (MA, Nonfiction Writing), Alex lives in Washington DC with his wife and two children.
Virtual Event: A link will be provided after registration