Jul
18
5:00 PM17:00

How to Get Into the UC's presented by Sheelah

Purpose: We’ve invited an admissions expert to host this exclusive webinar on how to get into the UC’s. Sheelah will clarify concerns over choosing a major that will benefit your odds of admissions, provide guidance on how to showcase your extracurriculars in the essays, and explain how to stay authentic to yourself without sacrificing competitiveness.

  • When? July 18th, 2019 at 5:00 pm PT

  • Where? Online (link will be emailed once you register)

  • Register Here

Meet Sheelah:

Sheelah has over four years of experience working in UC Berkeley’s Undergraduate Admissions office. She graduated Cal in 2016 with a B.S. in Genetics and Plant Biology, and is now pursuing a Master’s in Environmental Health Science at Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health. During her time at Berkeley, she was a member of the Biology Scholars Program, and the Director of Speech at Berkeley.

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How To Write a Standout College Admissions Essay
Jun
6
5:00 PM17:00

How To Write a Standout College Admissions Essay

Purpose: Vanessa will be sharing how she compiled her unique interests and experiences in a college essay that represented her authentic self and how you can do the same! If you’re feeling stuck writing your college admissions essay, or you’re looking for a way to make the most out of your summer, this essay writing webinar is for you.

  • When? June 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm PT

  • Where? Online (link will be emailed once you register)

  • Register Here

Meet Vanessa: Vanessa believes it is her mission to bring art and science together in innovative ways that help people. She holds a B.A. in Neuroscience with a minor in Physics from Claremont McKenna College. Vanessa is also a recipient of multiple scholarships and rewards. Learning from her own experiences as an artist, tutor, neuroscience researcher, and an individual with Asperger syndrome, she co-founded Social Cipher, a story-driven video game company that gives young people with autism a safe, fun, and accessible space to apply social skills.

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How I Did It: Following the Engineering Track
Apr
16
5:00 PM17:00

How I Did It: Following the Engineering Track

Purpose: If you’re thinking about following the engineering track in college, but want more information or advice, then this is the webinar for you. Rohan, a Computer Science student at Cornell’s College of Engineering, will be hosting this webinar to discuss all the details of each branch of engineering and what high school courses and extracurricular activities would best prepare you in following the engineering track in college. There will even be time at the end of the presentation for a Q&A, so come prepared with questions!

  • When? April 16, 2019 at 5:00 pm PT

  • Where? Online (link will be emailed once you register)

  • Register Here

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Creating Your College List
Apr
11
4:30 PM16:30

Creating Your College List

Purpose: Figuring out which colleges to apply to is tough, but creating a college list can help save time and money. In creating a college list, students should look to answer the following questions:

  • Which colleges are safety, target, or reach schools for you?

  • How many schools should you apply to?

Not sure how to start answering these questions? College admissions experts from Empowerly can help! Our experts will be discussing how to effectively craft your college list and take the steps you need to get into the college of your choice.

  • When? April 11, 2019 at 4:30 pm PT

  • Where? Online (link will be emailed once you register)

  • Register Here

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Planning Your College Visit
Apr
9
5:00 PM17:00

Planning Your College Visit

Purpose: Do you wanna plan a college visit but have no idea where to start? Come listen to our experts to learn more about different universities and how to make the most of your visit. Follow our college tour advice guide and learn to ask the most important questions regarding student diversity, campus organizations, competitive majors, alumni network, and more!

  • When? April 9, 2019 at 5:00 pm PT

  • Where? Online (link will be emailed once you register)

  • Register Here

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How to Write an Outstanding Resume
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

How to Write an Outstanding Resume

Purpose: Resumes play a key role in landing internships and getting admitted to your dream school. For many students, however, designing a resume is a challenge. Empowerly experts are here to help! Come learn how to craft a resume that details your assets and emphasizes your accomplishments. Empowerly’s college admissions experts will supply you with exemplar resume fields, common mistakes to avoid, and tips on getting across your unique personality and interests.

  • When? April 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm PT

  • Where? Online (link will be emailed once you register)

  • Register Here

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How to Get Stellar Letters of Recommendation
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

How to Get Stellar Letters of Recommendation

Purpose: Believe it or not, there are important strategies to making sure you get letters of recommendation that help you stand out from the crowd! Come listen to our experts to learn more about these need-to-know strategies for getting stellar letters of recommendation. Find out what teachers to ask and when, what colleges look for in LOR’s, and actions you can take that make sure those letters leave a memorable impression on admissions officers.

  • When? March 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm PT

  • Where? Online (link will be emailed once you register)

  • Register Here

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Essential Study and Test Taking Skills
Mar
12
6:00 PM18:00

Essential Study and Test Taking Skills

Purpose: Developing strong study skills and test-taking abilities is crucial to success in high school, college, and beyond. Empowerly experts are here to help you cultivate strong organizational strategies. We will discuss methods to better utilize your time, study for your classes, and reduce pressure during school and standardized tests.

  • When? March 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm PT

  • Where? Online (link will be emailed once you register)

  • Register Here

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How to Get Internships
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

How to Get Internships

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Purpose: Learn how to select and purse the internship opportunities that best fit your goals. Gain insight into outreach opportunities to connect with internship programs and what makes an applicant stand out.

  • When? March 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm PT

  • Where? Online (link will be emailed once you register)

  • Register Here

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Summer Research Opportunities
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Summer Research Opportunities

Purpose: Learn ways to effectively utilize your time by finding the summer research opportunities that fit your personal goals. Find strategies for quality applications, resumes, and interviews that incorporate your theme and personal story. Identify which summer research opportunities can help you learn more about your field of interest

  • When? February 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm PT

  • Where? Online (link will be emailed once you register)

  • Register here!

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