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College Admission News: Magellan’s April, 2017 Newsletter

April, 2017

THE COLLEGE EXPLORER

Amazing Results for the Class of 2017!!

Magellan’s seniors have all received their college decisions, and the news is great!!  The 50 students who worked with our team this year have been admitted to over 150 different colleges, including Ivy League, a variety of Top 25 universities and all nine UC campuses.  Why is that number significant?  Because our students don’t all apply to the same colleges!  They each have unique college lists that are tailored to fit their strengths and interests.  Congrats Class of 2017!

Tips for Juniors and Sophs!

Upcoming Presentations

Thursday, April 6, 7:30 pm: Evelyn and financial advisor Melody Mossayi will discuss saving for college and the financial aid process.  Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle Blvd, West Hills.  Please e-mail Evelyn if you are interested in attending.

Friday, April 28, 7 pm:  Evelyn and Diana will present about the college admissions process at a private home in West Los Angeles.  Please e-mail Evelyn if you are interested in attending.

Monday, May 1, 6 pm Pacific time:  FREE WEBINAR!  Evelyn will present “Financial Aid 101” via this free webinar.  Click here to join.  If you e-mail Evelyn in advance, she will send you our financial aid info packet before the call.

Saturday, May 13, 1:30 pm:  Evelyn will give a general overview of the college admissions process at an office in Westlake Village.  Please e-mail Evelyn if you are interested in attending.

Parent Corner

  • If you have a junior (Class of 2018) student, Magellan is now offering both our comprehensive college counseling plan (35 hours) as well as our popular 20-hour mini-plan.  Call or e-mail us to learn more about how we can make your soon-to-be-senior’s college application process more organized and less stressful.
  • We will begin signing contracts for sophomores (Class of 2019) this month.  Reduce everyone’s stress by starting early!  The mini-plan will be available for this class in March of next year.

College Admissions Testing

  • Next ACT: June 10 (register by May 5)
  • Next SAT: May 6 (register by April 7)
  • NEW for the Classes of 2018 and 2019: There will be an August SAT this year (August 26)
  • Khan Academy provides free SAT prep! Link your College Board account (everyone who took the PSAT has an account) with Khan Academy.
  • Quesbook has free ACT prep with daily question sets.
  • Call us for tutor and test prep referrals

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Are your friends starting to think about (read: get anxious about!) college?  Please get in touch if you are interested in hosting a college admissions information seminar at your home.  We can tailor our presentation for parents of 8th, 9th, 10th or 11th grade students, or a combination.

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