NJHS offers member parents and students exclusive access to a college admission planning webinar series. It’s never too early for students and parents to think about this important next step after high school. Get your questions answered by experts on the front lines.
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September 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Preparing to submit your college applications is exciting, but it can also stressful. Join us for an honest conversation about admission deadlines, application requirements, and frequently asked questions.
September 25, 2019, 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Are you planning to complete the National Honor Society (NHS) Scholarship application or apply for other scholarships this year? In this interactive workshop, students will hear tips and best practices for transforming their service and leadership experiences into compelling stories. These strategies will be directly applicable to the NHS Scholarship and also transferable to other scholarship and college applications. Students who register can attend the live session and pose questions to the presenters, or they can opt to watch a recording of the presentation after the live broadcast.
October 2, 2019, 7:00 p.m. (ET)
FAFSA completion is necessary to be considered for federal student financial aid, as well as for states and colleges determining eligibility for other financial aid. Expert presenters will provide plain-language instructions, plus practical advice and resources to make this important step in the college application process as stress-free as possible.
October 10, 2019, 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Writing about yourself can be difficult, but it’s important to share your own unique story in your college essay. This session features guided activities and writing strategies to help applicants shine in preparing a personal statement.
February 4, 2020, 7:00 p.m. (ET)
This session offers an introductory lesson on college financial aid literacy, including scholarship options, institutional aid, and the FAFSA. Knowledgeable panelists will share common terms, definitions, and resources aimed at helping viewers understand ways to pay for college. They will also help students and parents navigate the financial aid award package, with a special focus on the first-year award.
April 15, 2020, 7:00 p.m. (ET)
April 30, 2020, 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Graduating from high school and preparing to take the next step in your education can be exciting and overwhelming at the same time. High school seniors and college-bound students are uniquely feeling this combination of emotions this year with the nation-/world-wide impact of the coronavirus. Director of Student Leadership, Nara Lee will host this chat with education leaders to discuss how students can make a transition from high school to college, important strategies to consider as they plan for their future, even during an uncertain time.