Live College Admissions Webinar for High School Students and Parents

On Thursday, August 9, C2 Education will host a live college admissions webinar to help high school students and their parents learn how to get started on the road to college. The webinar, "The Top 5 Facts Successful High School Students Must Know," will discuss opportunities available to rising 9th through 11th grade students.

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Harvard University posted a record low 5.9% admission rate in 2012, sending more than 32,000 well qualified students rejection letters. The question becomes, "How does a successful high school student stand apart from the crowd?"

Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 01, 2012

In today's highly competitive college admissions universe, students who hope to attend elite colleges and universities must go above and beyond the typical college admissions standards in order to set themselves above the pack. After all, Harvard University posted a record low 5.9% admission rate in 2012, sending more than 32,000 well qualified students rejection letters. The question becomes, "How does a successful high school student stand apart from the crowd?"

C2 Education's new webinar, "The Top 5 Facts Successful High School Students Must Know," will discuss some of the often missed opportunities available to students in their freshman, sophomore, and junior years, including the chance to earn college credit while still in high school, the opportunity to compete for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship, and ways to highlight strengths in the college admissions process.

"The Top 5 Facts Successful High School Students Must Know" is a free webinar, but registration is required. The webinar will be held on Thursday, August 9 at 8:30 PM EST. For registration and further information, visit http://www.c2educate.com.

The webinar will be presented by Ashley Zahn. Ms. Zahn has been with C2 Education since early 2008; in that time, she has been a teacher, a curriculum developer, a researcher, and a blogger. As C2's primary blog author, Ms. Zahn has delved into nearly every aspect of K-12 education and the admission process. During the college admissions webinar on August 9, Ms. Zahn will share tips of the trade to help participants navigate the college admissions process.

Webinar participants will gain insight into the college admissions process in general, as well as some of the lesser known academic opportunities available to students in grades 9 through 11. The webinar will address:

    Why the PSAT is important
    Why students should never try for an “easy A”
    How to earn college credit while still in high school
    Why you should take the SAT Subject Tests
    Whether to take the ACT or the SAT

ABOUT C2 EDUCATION:

C2 Education is the nation’s fastest growing network of educational support centers. The company’s mission is to provide greater educational opportunities to all students. With more than 110 centers nationwide, C2 Education serves thousands of students each week, offering services ranging from SAT/ACT test preparation to subject tutoring to college admissions counseling. Further information is available at http://www.c2educate.com.


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