Talk to reveal inside info on college admissions Oct. 17

Oct 08, 2017
Wendy Thompson talks about the college admissions process Oct. 17.

Rockland — Wendy Thompson of Westport Educational Consulting will present a free and interactive talk, "How do Colleges Really Choose Students?: An Inside Look at the College Admissions Process", at the Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m.

High school students and their parents, as well as other interested parties, are invited to an informative and entertaining presentation to help families understand the role essays, interviews, extracurricular activities, sports, and other factors play in the admissions decisions colleges make.

Thompson served on the admissions staff at Bowdoin College from 2000 to 2012, where she evaluated thousands of applications. Her college and independent school admissions career spans 30 years. She conducts college planning workshops and has helped students navigate the college search and selection process since 2003.

For more information, call 594-0310.

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