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Patten Free Library Community Room

May 2019

How Do Colleges Really Choose Students? An Inside Look at the College Admissions Process

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

High school students in all grades and their parents are invited to an informative, interactive, and entertaining presentation by Wendy Thompson of Westport Educational Consulting to help families understand the role essays, interviews, standardized testing, extracurricular activities, sports, and other factors play in the admissions decisions colleges make. Wendy served on the admissions staff at Bowdoin College from 2000-2012, where she evaluated thousands of applications.  Her college and independent school admissions career spans thirty years.  She conducts college planning workshops…

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