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College Applications and Admissions Workshop

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You’ve found the perfect college program - one with a world-class faculty, an academic experience that will challenge you, a diverse and inclusive culture, and a supportive environment with lots of resources to help you succeed.

Now what? It’s time to get the critical information you need to convince that college that you are a great match for it as well. We’ve been assisting high school students in getting into the college of their choice for over 30 years.

We are passionate about helping individuals from all backgrounds get the knowledge they need to successfully navigate the entire college application process. Let us share with you our decades of experience by attending one of our upcoming workshops.


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Upcoming College Applications and Admissions Workshops

Sunday Dec. 11   Price: $175 $125
12pm ET/11am CT/10am MT/ 9am PT

Sunday Dec. 18   Price: $175 $125
12pm ET/11am CT/10am MT/ 9am PT

Friday Dec. 23   Price: $175 $125
12pm ET/11am CT/10am MT/ 9am PT

Saturday Dec. 31   Price: $175 $125
12pm ET/11am CT/10am MT/ 9am PT

Saturday Jan. 07   Price: $175 $125
12pm ET/11am CT/10am MT/ 9am PT

Each workshop is 4 hours in length.
To enroll for any of the above workshops, please call 1-888-225-2480.

Attendance is limited and once a workshop is full, you can request to be placed on the waiting list.



It can be tough to figure out where to start, or what you might be missing. Our workshops offer you the insider knowledge you need. Each workshop is full of critical information to assist you in creating and submitting an outstanding graduate school application and covers a wide range of key topics including:

  • Why applying to college programs is a highly subjective process and how to benefit from this
  • How to present a solid, honest, captivating profile that maximizes your chances of admission into your target college
  • What qualities are college admissions officers looking for and how to stand out in a competitive pool of applicants
  • How some applicants with a lower GPA get into college and other applicants with a higher GPA don’t
  • Top ten most common mistakes in applying to colleges and why most applicants make them
  • How to get colleges to waive their application fees
  • What key points to focus on in your personal statement
  • How to overcome the natural blind spots you have regarding your personal strengths and weaknesses
  • What shouldn’t go into a personal statement
  • How to structure your personal statement
  • Why you should not have someone else rewrite your personal statement
  • How to use supplementary statements/essays to improve your college applications
  • Applying to colleges with an atypical background
  • How certain extra-curricular activities can help your applications
  • Why colleges ask for academic letters of reference
  • How to effectively use non-academic references
  • How your application can both be instrumental in admissions decisions and also in the awarding of entrance scholarships
  • Why consistency is so important and why all submitted materials should tie in together
  • How to best present your high school transcripts
  • What is an academic false start and how to include it
  • How college admissions officers use statistical modeling
  • What to focus on if you are applying as an international student
  • How to prepare for an interview if a college offers you one
  • Applying to only one college versus applying to multiple colleges
  • How visiting a college can improve your chances of being admitted
  • What a college resume should look like
  • What admissions officers are really looking for when they ask for your resume
  • The importance of previous research projects, teaching history, and real-world work experience
  • How to present multiple SAT scores
  • What a cancelled SAT score can indicate
  • How to talk to college admissions officers
  • Why there is so much false/misleading information in online forums and chat rooms
  • How to demonstrate genuine interest in the field you are planning to study in college
  • The importance of thoroughly researching each college before applying
  • How Murphy’s Law can derail your college applications
  • Applying to college programs abroad
  • How to take advantage of rolling admissions
  • What is a conditional offer of admission
  • How to ask for a deferral of admission once accepted by a college
  • Why some students currently enrolled in college did not get in the first year they applied
  • Re-applying to the same colleges in subsequent years



Upcoming College Applications and Admissions Workshops

Sunday Dec. 11   Price: $175 $125
12pm ET/11am CT/10am MT/ 9am PT

Sunday Dec. 18   Price: $175 $125
12pm ET/11am CT/10am MT/ 9am PT

Friday Dec. 23   Price: $175 $125
12pm ET/11am CT/10am MT/ 9am PT

Saturday Dec. 31   Price: $175 $125
12pm ET/11am CT/10am MT/ 9am PT

Saturday Jan. 07   Price: $175 $125
12pm ET/11am CT/10am MT/ 9am PT

Each workshop is 4 hours in length.
To enroll for any of the above workshops, please call 1-888-225-2480.

Attendance is limited and once a workshop is full, you can request to be placed on the waiting list.



Terms and Conditions:

  1. Each 4-hour workshop takes place live via Zoom 12:00pm - 4:00pm Eastern, 11:00am - 3:00pm Central, 10:00am - 2:00pm Mountain, 9:00am - 1:00pm Pacific.
  2. Attendance is limited and enrollment is based on a first-come-first-served basis. Once this workshop is full, you can request to be placed on the waiting list.
  3. To get the most from this workshop you will need: a reliable internet connection, a desktop computer or laptop, a web camera, a headset with a microphone, and a quiet and comfortable place where you can interact uninterrupted for 4 hours.
  4. Attendees are requested to keep any background noise to a minimum in order to maintain the quality of this workshop.
  5. Workshop fees will be fully refunded if you cancel your attendance at least one week prior to the start of the workshop. Workshop fees become non-refundable less than one week prior to the start of the workshop.
  6. To ensure the privacy of all attendees, you will not be permitted to record any portions of this workshop. As well, Oxford Seminars will not provide any playback of this workshop.
  7. Workshop dates are subject to change. Please be advised that workshops must obtain a minimum enrollment in order to proceed. In the unlikely event that a workshop is cancelled, you may transfer to another workshop or receive a full refund.
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