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Class of 2022

Hello Juniors! As we finish up the year, we wanted to send out a couple of resources and reminders to you. This information will be helpful as you work toward your post high school plans.

College Essay & Application Kick-off: A 2-Part Webinar Series for Juniors

Part 1: How to Write an Outstanding Personal Statement
May 25th, 4pm-5:00pm PT (7pm-8:00pm ET)

On this session, I’ll cover:

  • The Purpose of the Personal Statement (i.e., What Colleges Are Looking for)
  • Two Fun Ways to Find Your Personal Statement Topic
  • How (and Why) to Show Your Core Values
  • Two Successful Personal Statement Examples
  • Topics to Potentially Avoid
  • Q&A (I'll Answer Pretty Much Any Question You Have)

Part 2: How to Create an Outstanding College Application
May 27th, 4pm-5:00pm PT (7pm-8:00pm ET)

  • A Sane College Application Timeline
  • The Importance of Finding and Showing Your Core Values (Again)
  • The Other Essential Parts of Your College Application
  • Writing Great Supplemental Essays
  • Tips for Creating a Great Activities List
  • How to Make Use of the Additional Info Section
  • How (and When) to Address Covid in Your Application
  • Q&A

Register here:

https://event.webinarjam.com/register/199/xxlkgtqp

Junior Parent Meeting

In case you missed the Junior Parent Meeting a few weeks ago, we've linked it here for you: https://www.lisd.net/Page/26034.

Choices360

Students, remember that Choices360 is a great resource! You can log in to Choices360 from the Learning Hub. Check out this video for an overview of all the program has to offer: https://www.lisd.net/cms/lib/TX01918037/Centricity/Domain/3027/Choices%20360%20Introduction3.mov.

We hope you have a wonderful and safe summer. We look forward to seeing you in August!