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  • MHS Counseling Office College Application Video Presentation

    In lieu of the Senior Parent Night usually hosted every fall, the MHS Counseling Office put together a video presentation for Seniors and their Parents/Guardians to help guide you through the College Application Process.

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  • Transcript Release Forms - Current Students

    The processing of Transcript Release Forms will be handled differently for the 2020-21 school year and college admissions cycle.  The electronic transcript release form, completed for each college/university to which a student is applying, and used in conjuction with a one-time uploaded* Student Records Release Authorization  form, can be accessed by students in Office 365: Transcript Release Form

    *For help with scanning documents using smartphone technology, feel free to reference the following YouTube tutorials:

    How to Scan Using an Android Device

    How to Scan Using an iPhone

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  • Applying to College Seminar Series

    (All events have passed. Please click on links for recordings and/or materials from presentations.)

     

    College Admissions Testing for the Class of 2021 and 2022: Are the SAT and ACT really optional at most colleges for the high school class of 2021?  What about the class of 2022?  Learn the latest news about the SAT and ACT, the ways they still matter, and whether they matter to YOU. Presenter : Mike Bergin, Founder of Chariot Learning. LINK TO PRESENTATION:  College Admissions Testing for the Class of 2021 and 2022

     

    Mock Admissions Committee: Step into the shoes of an admissions counselor and learn more about navigating the college application process.  During this candid case studies workshop, attendees will explore the many factors and competing priorities that guide an admissions office as it admits a class through holistic review and will help attendees discover what goes into an admissions decision at selective colleges/universities.  Presenters: Michelle Vogl, Assistant Director, University of Rochester Office of Admissions & Patrick O’Neill, Associate Director, University of Rochester Office of Admissions.  LINK TO PRESENTATION/PASSWORD URadmissions2020: Mock Admissions Committee

     

    College Interview 101:  The college interview process can be intimidating, but an admissions interview is an opportunity for you to distinguish yourself by adding a voice to your application.  Learn tips on how to stand out during a face-to-face or virtual interview.  Preparing yourself will only make you more confident and stand out in a positive way!  Presenters: John Young, Vice President and Dean of Admissions, Hobart and William Smith Colleges & Alison Boland, Associate Director of Admissions, Hobart and William Smith Colleges.  LINK TO PRESENTATION: College Interviewing 101

     

    College Admission in a COVID World: We know that your college search process will be different than you expected.  With an altered junior year, a move to online learning, standardized test cancellations, and limitations to campus visits, it can be overwhelming.  We’re here to help by covering the most common questions and concerns we are hearing.  We will offer tips on how to make the best of these challenging times and tackle your college search with confidence.   Presenters: T. Peaches Valdes, Dean of Admission, Hamilton College & Jack Nivison, Senior Assistant Dean of Admission, Hamilton College. LINK TO PRESENTATION: College Admissions in a COVID World

     

    The College Essay and Resume: A review of the Common Application essay prompts and discuss best practices for writing your college essay.  Also, learn ways to “wow” with your resume and activities list. Presenter: Chris Felix, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, St. Lawrence University. LINK TO PRESENTATION: The College Essay and Resume

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Mendon High School Counseling

Pittsford Mendon High School
472 Mendon Road
Pittsford, NY  14534

Phone:  (585) 267-1660 
Fax:       (585) 385-2369

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00AM-4:00PM
CEEB Code: 334529

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