Free Seminars for Parents "Know the SAT/Understanding College Admissions"
Free Seminars for Parents "Know the
SAT / Understanding College
Ivy Bound offers parents of high schoolers to learn more more about the
college admissions process, in particular about the SAT and OTHER standardized
tests now desired or required. We coalesce in any locale where there are 20 or
more committed families throughout from Aug 6 through Sept 7.
If you are part of a group that would like to have an Ivy Bound instructor
come to you for this seminar, please call 860-666-3999 or email email@example.com. The
seminar runs 60 minutes and up to 30 more minutes is reserved for Q & A.
Ivy Bound works with:
music / performance groups
just plain friends with
These can be in-home coffees or events at a school or community center. If
parents want to bring their teens, Ivy Bound can arrange a free practice SAT
session to coincide with the seminar.
For those who don't want to organize, but want to simply attend, consider
the phone seminar. Ivy Bound holds a similar seminar Sunday Aug 5 at 9:15pm
eastern on a conference line. It runs 9:15 - 10:05pm eastern. No reservation
is needed. The agenda is below. More on free things Ivy Bound offers parents
and their children is at www.ivybound.net.
Know the SAT
/ Planning for College Admissions
The focus of the seminar is to prepare parents for what
to expect on standardized tests in the modern College Admissions process.
Conducted by one of Ivy Bound’s Senior Instructors the seminar will
* What is tested on the current ACT / SAT and
how should kids attack it?
* Where does the ACT / SAT fit into the college
* Where do the SAT II tests fit in and when
should we schedule these?
* What’s the new Writing test like and how is
* Is the ACT / SAT fair? Is it
“coachable”? Is it culturally biased?
* What are AP tests? Who should take these, and
* Don't grades count any
* What's the use of the PSAT?
* How to diagnose your child’s PSAT. (December
& January seminars only)
How does Early Decision affect
* What else are colleges looking
* How do ACT / SAT scores affect financial aid
How do ACT / SAT scores affect athletic
* What are effective ways to prep for the ACT,
SAT, and SAT IIs?
Questions and answers
* The Ivy Bound course and how to get the most
out of it.
(optional 10 min
beginning at 10pm)
WE BEGIN AT 9:15pm Eastern SHARP
1st Sunday each month
Mark Greenstein, Ivy Bound Founder
and Lead Instructor
If you can’t attend, Ivy Bound is happy to do a 60
minute Seminar to groups of 30 or more parents. The Parent
Seminars can be scheduled for any weekday evening, including as an adjunct to
PTO / Board meetings. We also can arrange Telephone
conferences on your schedule.