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There are lots of events to help you get into college: Admissions workshop, Information Sessions, Tours and more. Stay up to date and find out all there is to know about getting into the college you want.

Summer 2017 College Application Workshops

Magellan will host several college application workshops and college essay “boot camps” for Los Angeles-area students in June, and towards the end of the summer.  The purpose of each of our workshops is to help students get applications and essays done long before fall classes and senior year activities become intense. All events are three hours, […]

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Prepare for a College Fair!

They’re coming – the National Association for College Admissions Counseling’s annual spring college fairs!  Click here to find out where the college fair closest to your home will be.  Here’s a quick video to help you prepare for a college fair: Make sure to register where it says “Students Register Here.”  This will generate a […]

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College Fairs: An Awesome (and possibly overwhelming) Resource

Many high schools host college fairs in the fall and spring to introduce their students to colleges and visiting admissions staff members, and most high school college fairs have somewhere between 25 and 100 colleges represented.  But each spring and fall, the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) hosts regional college fairs in major […]

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Upcoming Presentations, Jan/Feb 2017

Magellan counselors will be giving numerous presentations over the next few months.  Some are at private homes, and some are at libraries and other public locations!  Please join us if you are able: Thursday, January 12, 7-8:30 pm Diana Hanson talks about Financial Aid and College Affordability Santa Monica Main Library, 600 Santa Monica Blvd. […]

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Fall College Information Sessions, 2016

Many colleges send their admissions representatives to visit the Los Angeles area in the fall.  Additionally, some colleges keep track of students who attend information sessions or meet their admissions counselors at college fairs.  This is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your interest in these colleges! Below is a list of some college information […]

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Two Goals for Summer for Rising HS Seniors

In this short video, we tell you the two things your rising high school senior should focus on completing this summer: Other resources for you to use as you work with your child on his/her college search: For a more extensive introduction to the college admissions process, take a look at our free “Getting Started” […]

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Spring College Info Sessions, 2016

The best way to get to know a college is to visit!  But if you can’t visit, many colleges visit Southern California.  Below is a list of a handful of spring info sessions we’ve learned about.  If the colleges you have a specific interest in aren’t on this list, check their admissions page on their […]

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