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College Admissions Workshop / IAGB & Princeton Review

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Location: Holiday Inn Select, Woburn, MA
Date: Saturday November 21, 2009
Time: - 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Admission Offices Represented:
MIT, Tufts, Northeastern, Bentley and Emerson

Who Should Attend – Children in grades 8 – 12 and Parents

REGISTER AT http://iagb.eventbrite.com/

Organizer – India Association of Greater Boston in association with The Princeton Review
Media Partner – Lokvani.com
FREE Raffle with two exciting prizes:
  • A coupon for 50% off any Princeton Review SAT or ACT course
  • A set of College Prep Books including the popular Best 366 Colleges, Paying for College, and The College Navigator.
IAGB has been organizing College Admissions Seminar since 2006.    Providing critical information about what college admissions process entails and how to prepare high school students to navigate through,  is arguably one of the most important services IAGB provides to our community.  This event is IAGB's way to give back to the community that IAGB represents, about 60,000 people in Greater Boston area.

The event has been ramped up further with the presence of The Princeton Review, one of the pre-eminent companies that helps student improve their performance on standardized testing including SATs.

“My daughter is a currently a senior in college. We attended these seminars during her high school years.  This seminar helped us chart a course for our daughter's high school years which eventually led to her getting into the school of her choice. We got great advice on what activities to engage in during high school years, test taking strategies, essay writing and most importantly the timeline. It also helped dispel many myths about the admissions process. I would strongly urge parents and children to attend this workshop”
- College Admissions Workshop attendee.

The value of these seminars in demystifying the college admissions process for South Asians where the parents have not been to college in the US.

The event will feature:

Admissions staff from several renowned Massachusetts colleges covering topics such as
• The admissions process – what it entails
• What colleges are looking for in a prospective student
• Opportunities to maximize your chances of securing admission
• Applying for Financial Aid

The Princeton Review
• What will get a student into college, and when should he/she prepare?
• How can you take control of the college search and not let it control you?
• What are the facts (and what is fiction) about the college admissions process?
• How can you beat the SAT and ACT?

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