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College/Career Coordinator: Mary Fitzgerald Hull
Phone: 301-610-8064
 
 

 

 

College Readiness Workshops

Summer 2015  

 

Wednesday, July 22, 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. – WAY2GOMD – Getting the Most out of High School!  

Recommended audience – Freshmen and Sophomores 

It is never too soon to start planning for college!  Way2GoMaryland is an organization dedicated to helping students have the best high school experience possible.  They will present a workshop for incoming 9th graders and rising 10th graders on the topic of “Getting the Most Out of High School” on Wednesday, July 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.   The program will be held in the career center at Richard Montgomery.  Register by emailing Mary_F_Hull@mcpsmd.org  

 

Monday, July 27, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – MOCK SAT 

Recommended audience – Juniors and Seniors  

Princeton Review will offer a mock SAT in the career center.  Bring your calculator, pencils and snacks. Register online  at http://goo.gl/forms/JwRKyFxlj7 

 

Tuesday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – College Essay Writing Workshop-  Part I 

Recommended audience – Juniors and Seniors 

Due to the popularity of the College Essay Writing Workshop last year, we have added an afternoon session!  This year our own Mrs. Nancy Shay and Mrs. Susan Leckie will be running this workshop.  In this workshop students will hear a presentation and actually begin to draft an essay response to one of the Common Application essay questions.  This workshop will be held in Room 167.  Register by emailing Mary_F_Hull@mcpsmd.org 

 

Wednesday, July 29, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – MOCK ACT 

Recommended audience – Juniors and Seniors 

Princeton Review will offer a mock ACT in the career center.  Bring your calculator, pencils and snacks.  Register online at http://goo.gl/forms/WBnltcmdbu  

 

Friday, July 31, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – College Interviews  

Recommended audience – Juniors and Seniors 

Ms. Kimmy Hilson, Admissions Counselor at The Johns Hopkins University will run our workshop on interviews.  Many colleges/universities offer an optional interview as a part of students’ application for admission.  Ms. Hilson will talk about how to prepare and present yourself in the best light possible during an interview.  By the way, these pointers can also be used for job interviews!  We will meet in the career center.  Register by emailing Mary_F_Hull@mcpsmd.org 

 

Monday, August 3, 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. – The Common Application 

Recommended audience – Seniors 

Ms. Kailin Burns, Senior Assistant Director of Admission, Bryant University will run our workshop on The Common Application which will be a crucial part of your college application process!  After the presentation students will have the opportunity to start their Common Application accounts.  DO NOT START YOUR COMMON APPLICATION ACCOUNT UNTIL AUGUST 1.  We will meet in Room 167!  Register by emailing Mary_F_Hull@mcpsmd.org 

 

Monday, August 10, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Family Connection 

Recommended audience – Seniors (all grade levels are welcome) 

Learn all about your Family Connection account and how important it is in the college application process!  Did you know you will have to match your Common Application account to your Family Connection account?  Don't miss this information packed session!  We will meet in the career center! Register by emailing Mary_F_Hull@mcpsmd.org   

 

Tuesday, August 11, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – College Essay Writing Workshop-  Part II 

Recommended audience – Students who participated in Part I 

Mrs. Nancy Shay and Mrs. Susan Leckie will be running this workshop.  There will be a morning session as well as an afternoon session.  During this workshop students will have their essays reviewed and evaluated.  Please come prepared with a completed essay.  We will meet in Room 167.  Register by emailing Mary_F_Hull@mcpsmd.org 

 

Wednesday, August 12, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Scholarship Opportunities including ROTC Scholarships 

Recommended audience – Juniors and Seniors 

Mr. Terry McCall, Recruiter, Army ROTC, University of Maryland, will present procedures on applying for ROTC scholarships.  There will also be a presentation on finding other scholarship opportunities.  We will meet in the Career Center.  Register by emailing Mary_F_Hull@mcpsmd.org 

 

Thursday, August 13, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. - Score Give Back 

Recommended audience – Students who took mock SAT or mock ACT.   

Mr. Jayson Green, Princeton Review, will return scores to students and will discuss interpreting your mock scores.  We will meet in the Career Center.  Register online at http://goo.gl/forms/J5NG6eFS0n                                                                             

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 
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