High school seniors – you’ve almost made it! You’ll have all your college decisions back by the end of this month. CONGRATS! Best of luck as those decisions roll in! BTW – check your e-mail DAILY at this point!
Juniors – Get Organized and Get Started!
Keep your grades up! This is the hard year – and this is the last semester of grades that colleges will see when you submit your applications this fall!
Did you know that a huge college fair is coming to your area soon? Click here to find the most convenient fair, and click here to read Magellan’s tips on how to prepare for the fair! This is a great way to meet the people who will actually read your college apps!
Time to clean out that e-mail inbox. THIS IS HOW COLLEGES COMMUNICATE WITH YOU! Click here for a quick video on how you can clean out your inbox – super-fast and super-effective!
Wondering what to take next year? No slacking off! Read this article for more details.
Thursday, March 16, 6-7:30 pm: THIS HANDS-ON WORKSHOP IS FOR STUDENTS! Evelyn will get students started thinking about majors and their college priorities, and give them resources to start building their college list. Location: Youth Lounge at Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 7353 Valley Circle Blvd., West Hills. More details and RSVP here.
Saturday, March 25, 10 am to noon: Evelyn will co-present a College Planning Seminar with test prep expert Shawn Kane and financial advisor AricaOhanisian. FREE for all! Please RSVP through our EventBrite page.
Sunday, April 2, 10 am: Evelyn and Diana will present about colleges with an eye towards merit scholarships at a private home in Mid-city LA. Please e-mail Evelyn if you are interested in attending.
Sunday, April 2, 3 pm: Evelyn and Debbie will present about the college admissions process at a private home in Westlake Village. Please e-mail Evelyn if you are interested in attending.
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) next month. The mini-plan will be available for this class in March of next year.
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
Host A College Admissions Seminar For Friends
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.