Stephenie Lee, is a counselor and teacher by profession and passion. With over a decade of professional experience focusing on education, she has distinguished herself as an entrepreneur and expert in high school/college/graduate school admissions.
Invited to speak at monthly meetings of popular business corporations, local Chinese schools, test prep centers, libraries, private schools and more, Stephenie now offers low-cost seminars/workshops to students and parents interested in learning about the high school/college/graduate school admissions process.
Getting Ready for Senior Year – College Essay and Application Camp Summer 2015
This session is designed for rising high school Seniors who are in the final stages of determining where they will apply to in the fall. As this session is very interactive, it is intended only for students and enrollment is limited. A laptop is required.
The Essay – Students will be introduced to brainstorming activities for developing a personal statement and will walk away with a draft in hand. Discussion will include essay tips, common mistakes to avoid, as well as best ways to ensure that a student’s personality comes through.
The Application – Students will be introduced to the various types of college applications, expectations and requirements. Students will establish their online account and will be guided as they complete the Common Application while in attendance.
Letters of Recommendation – Students will learn who to ask and how to facilitate the process.
Senior Year Timeline – Students will learn how to put together a game plan for managing their application process.
College Planning Process – Part I Fall 2014 and Winter 2014
This session is ideal for high school Sophomores or Juniors.
An overview of current admission trends
The admissions cycle – what to focus on at specific times of the year
Tools for self-assessment - developing a realistic college list for you
Defining a challenging curriculum – how admissions counselors review your transcript
Tips for showcasing your talents and accomplishments – how do you stand out on a national scale
Standardized test recommendations – when and why
Affordability and the college search – dispelling the myths on cost
College Planning Process – Part II Spring 2015
This session is an ideal companion to the introductory seminar and is for high school Juniors.
Interviews – learn how to impress your interviewer
Developing a College Admissions Calendar
Exploring your options: Early Action vs. Early Decision vs. Regular Decision
Strategies for the financial aid process
The Basics – Thinking Ahead Spring 2015
This seminar is designed for Parents with students in the 8th and 9th grades who want to have a better understanding of the admissions process as well as affording college.
This session will serve as an introduction to today's admission trends in order to develop strength of curriculum and distinct extracurricular profiles to ensure that your child is well-prepared for today’s playing field.
Thinking about having Stephenie speak to your PTA/PTO/Boosters or other group? Call the office today - 646-266-6084