College & Career: All Updates

“Telling Your Story” Workshop presented by Johns Hopkins Admissions Representatives

August 15, 2023

Wednesday, September 6, 6 pm-7 pm Savannah Miller and Courtney Delph, Johns Hopkins admissions officers, will offer an interactive virtual workshop with tips on college application essays and activities lists: “Learn how to use your experiences and passions to tell an authentic and cohesive story of who you are through the holistic admissions process.” Register…

Virtual Presentation: Applying to UK Colleges, Wednesday 9/13, 5:30-6:30 pm

August 15, 2023

Will Abraham, International Recruitment Officer for Goldsmiths, University of London, will present on schools in the UK and the UCAS application system. Targeted to 11th and 12th graders but all grades welcome. Teams link emailed in Sunday 9/3/23 eNews.

Virtual Essay Workshop, Monday July 31 – 5-6 pm

July 31, 2023

On July 31, Jackson-Reed essay mentor Julianne Ams and I presented a Virtual Essay Workshop.  The agenda covered: essay brainstorming questions​, getting feedback​, an activities list exercise​, and essay-writing resources​. This meeting will be recorded and can be viewed here.  You can also view the slide presentation here.

Hearst ES Annual Auction

March 21, 2023

 The Hearst Elementary School PTA is looking for student volunteers to help with its annual auction on April 29 at Hearst (3850 37th Street NW WDC 20008). Volunteers will assist with auction set up, with the software that runs the silent auction and with auction clean up. Students may volunteer for shifts from 3:00 pm…