DIY: Your College Search
Join Connecticut College admission officers and students for our monthly live Web conversations on topics vital to your college search, from mapping out your plan to making the big decision. We won't be doing all the talking - we want to hear from you, too. So tune in live at www.conncoll.edu/CChangouts and tweet your thoughts and questions using the hashtag #CChangouts. After these seven sessions, you'll be a DIY pro and have all the skills needed to find the perfect college for you.
Conversations begin at 7 p.m. (eastern time) and last about 45 minutes. After the live broadcast, the conversations are recorded and can be watched right here!
Wednesday, December 4 @ 7 p.m
Advice overload? Cut through the clutter and learn how to define your own priorities for choosing a college and the best ways to research schools.
Hosted by William Tran, Assistant Director of Admission
Wednesday, February 5 @ 7 p.m.
What can you learn from campus tours? Is it worth the effort to visit colleges? Student tour guides show you how to maximize your tour experience.
Hosted by Mily Muniz Torres, Associate Director of Admission and Coordinator of Multicultural Admission
Wednesday, March 5 @ 7 p.m
What if a summer internship could set you up for a dream career? What if you had four years of career and professional development to help you get there? Hear from students who have completed amazing internships, and what they plan to do next.
Hosted by Brian Gooch '13, Admission Counselor
Wednesday, April 16 @ 7 p.m.
A conversation with students who made the leap. How did they decide? What factors did they consider?
Hosted by Martha C. Merrill '84, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
Wednesday, May 7 @ 7 p.m
What are interviewers looking for during the college interview? Hear directly from interviewers how you can prepare for success.
Hosted by Jessamyn Cox '09, Assistant Director of Admission
Wednesday, October 9 @ 7 p.m.
Admissions counselors talk with first-year students, who read excerpts from their ‘essays that worked’. Counselors and students will share insights and advice and answer your questions about writing an epic college essay.
Hosted by Cynthia Goheen, Associate Director of Admission and Coordinator of Transfer Admission
Wednesday, November 13 @ 7 p.m.
Have you thought about finding a professor who shares your academic interests? S/he can be a mentor and adviser, collaborate on research, and more. Learn how to seek out these opportunities from day one on campus.
Hosted by Jillian Nataupsky '10, Assistant Director of Admission