What is included in an application? (HR)Brief overview of what is in an application.
HeatherMaking first impression! Don’t let mom fill it out! Complete all information Deadlines Rule and significance from an high school, admissions, and FA perspective
When you sit down to write your resume, you may forget! Start nowAll types of activities are important. It is not just the obvious school activities, think of outside jobs, Girl Scouts, hobbies, etc.Don’t just join a million things in your senior year! It is important to show commitment to activities and shows what your passion is.
Talk about punctuation too!Helen addresses what can a student be doing now. Look at the common application and start writing, getting it checked by a teacher, pick a topic. From an admissions stand point, we want to learn about the student. Tell us something the rest of the application does not show. Keep in mind length and the amount of applications that are read, clear and concise is great!
Types of visits and the importance of the visit (we use it when making decisions!)
Making your Application a WOW!
Making your application a WOW!
What can make us say “WOW!”?• Quality of application• Resume/ activity sheet• Essay• Letters of recommendation• Interest level
Quality of Application• Answer all the questions• Complete it• Hit “submit”• Deadlines rule
Resume/Activity Sheet• Start now: Keep record or journal• Think outside of “school”• Quality not quantity• The Resume
Essay• Be yourself• Be honest• Answer the question• Practice makes perfect• Ask for feedback• Clear AND concise
Letters of Recommendation• Who?• How many: “Less Is More”• When to ask• What information should the student provide?• Gentle reminders
Visit• Displays interest• Create relationships• Opportunities for extraordinary achievement• Increase likelihood to graduate
Contact Information Heather Renault 1-888-AT-SIENA firstname.lastname@example.org