Laura Lewin
Career Development, Guidance
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High School
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College Application Camp booklet ~ lots of college application material attached

College Application Camp booklet ~ lots of college application material attached


This is an 80 page booklet from the College Application Camp we had at Olympic High School in 2016.  It inlcudes lots of college admissions information.

College Application Camp

Table of Contents:


Agenda for College Application Camp                                                                          Pages 4-5

What our College Application Camp IS and What it is NOT…!                               Pages 6-7

Exercise—Narrowing Down College Choices (aka North

Carolina 4-Year Public University “Bingo”)                                                    Pages 8-10

Average GPA’s and ACT Scores of Admitted Students                                             Page 11

Exercise—“Think Like a College Admissions Officer”                                               Pages 12-13

How Colleges Make Admissions Decisions – By Craig Fulton                                Pages 14-15

University-Specific Information                                                                                     Pages 16-43

App State – Pages 16-17                East Carolina—Pages 17-18          Elizabeth City State – Pages 18-19

Fayetteville State – Pages 20-21 NC A&T -- Pages 21-22                   NC Central -- Pages 23-24

NC School of the Arts – Pages 24-25         NC State -- Page                s25-26   UNC Asheville – Pages 27-28

UNC Chapel Hill -- Pages 28-29   UNC Charlotte – Pages 30-31       UNC Greensboro – Pages 31-32

UNC Pembroke -- Pages 32-34    UNC Wilmington – Pages 34-35  Western Carolina – Pages 35-36

Winston-Salem State – Pages 36-38          OTHER Universities – Pages 38-43                                            

Narrowing Down Your College Choices                                                                        Page 44

Writing a Resume                                                                                                               Pages 45-51

The Importance of a Writing “Brag Sheet”                                                                 Pages 52-56

Interviewing Skills/Talking to a College Admissions Officer                                   Page 57

“Speed-Dating” Style Event with College Admissions Officers                              Pages 58-59

Writing a College Admissions Essay                                                                              Page 60-70

Recommendation Letters                                                                                                            Pages 71-73

How to Pay for College                                                                                                     Page 74-77

Standardized Tests: SAT and ACT                                                                                  Page 78

“Let’s Apply” to One or Two Colleges                                                                           Page 79-80

Parting Words from the College Application Camp Organizers                            Page 81

If you have any questions about this please feel free to call me at (704) 281-7633

Laura Lewin