College Counseling: What Do College Admissions Really Want?
There are a lot of myths about college admissions! Would you like to learn about the facts? If you are dreaming or considering attending a university abroad, in this course, you will learn about the necessary steps to build a strong application, how to enrich yourself, how to become attractive for admissions, how to become involved, and the details and requirements of the college admissions process. There are many tips, but no tricks! You will also learn about how to write impressive personal essays and statements, and actually write them throughout the program.
You will understand how to research the best universities for yourself. You will even become an admission officer and make the tough decisions! The course will be lecture and discussion based. There will be written assignments. Main focus will be the US, and the UK programs, but a general overview of international admissions including Canada, EU and others will be covered.
Onur Ünver graduated from University of Richmond, majoring in Computer Science, and completed his MA in Cultural Studies in Turkey. Since then, he has been working at Robert College for six years as a college counselor and helped hundreds of students in their preparation and placement at great universities around the world. He is also one of the founders of the successful NGO called Kodluyoruz, educating thousands of students and adults in software development. He is a travel-lover with a bazillion hobbies and interests.