Workshop Sessions

Session II (10:45 AM – 11:30 AM)


Admissions Perspective 

Everything you've always wanted to know about college admissions...but were afraid to ask! Gain insight and advice about selecting a college, the application process, and finding the right fit from an expert panel of college admissions professionals. Bring your questions!

Presenter(s): Matt Wallace - Plymouth State University, Jim Washington - Dartmouth College, Julie Lanman - Saint Anselm College

Admissions Perspective (Youtube)


Financial Aid 101 

Some of the best things in life are free, unfortunately college isn't one of them! Join a college financial aid expert as she discusses the basics of financial aid and how this aid can help families to manage college costs.

Presenter(s): Angela Castonguay - NHHEAF Network Center for College Planning

Financial Aid 101 video (Youtube)


Paths to Choosing a Major 

Learn how to explore career options and enhance your personal experiences through internships, part-time jobs, community involvement, co-ops, enrichment programs, and more. This workshop will get you started on the right path for your future career.

Presenter(s): Shanyn Grenier - Coe-Brown Northwood Academy

Paths to Choosing A Major (Youtube)


The College-Bound Student-Athlete 

Join college athletes, current college coaches, high school athletic directors, and a college compliance officer to learn about recruitment strategies and eligibility requirements for NCAA division-level sports.

Presenter(s): Courtney Tully - Endicott College/Collegiate Compliance Consultant, Amie Felker - Prospect Mountain High School, Jared Felker - Saint Joseph's College, Maine, TBD, Student Athlete - Plymouth State University

The College-Bound Student-Athlete (Youtube)


Two Year Degrees & Community College Options 

Learn about the two-year advantage! Representatives from New Hampshire community colleges and two-year degree programs offer information and advice about special degree programs, financial considerations, and the many advantages of earning an associate degree.

Presenter(s): Denine Garnett - New Hampshire Technical Institute, Deb Pack - University of New Hampshire , TBD - Colby-Sawyer College

Two Year Degree (Youtube)


It's a Digital World 

Learn about online tools available to aid you in the college selection, application, and financial aid processes. Learn the best methods (and some helpful tips) for using social media to your advantage in your college search and how public information on your social media profiles can impact your life for many years to come.

Presenter(s): Kate Kulacz - Bow High School, Beth Corkum - Bow High School


Accessing College Accommodations 

In this workshop, college accessibility services professionals discuss ways in which students with documented disabilities are supported through the process of requesting and obtaining reasonable accommodations for their college academic, housing, and dining needs.

Presenter(s): Colleen Bolton - Southern New Hampshire University , Jan Carlson - University of New Hampshire, Melissa Olson - Manchester Community College