Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Coaltion Application - Summer Workshop Series

The Coalition’s Summer Application Workshop Series is designed to help students

get started early on their college applications. Five short sessions will cover topics

like activities & awards, the essay, standardized tests and more. Students will have

the opportunity to ask questions and come away ready to get started on a part of

their application each week.


Tuesday, May 25, 2021


Join us for our virtual Spring Series on Monday, June 7, through Thursday, June 10, 2021
The event is open to rising high school seniors and their families as well as high school counselors and counselors who work with students through community-based organizations and not-for-profit educational outreach programs.

For students and families, this event will include four days of live webinar sessions that showcase aspects of the Duke experience as well as sessions on navigating the college application process. Each day we will introduce a new theme:

  • Live: Tour of Duke, Student Stories, International Students, Admissions & Applying
  • Learn: Research Spaces, Experiential Learning, Learning Outside the Classroom, Financial Aid
  • Connect: Faculty Mentors, the Focus Program
  • Explore: Tour of Durham & North Carolina, Writing College Essays

To access the series agenda and view more details about this event, visit

If you have any questions, feel free to call the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (919) 684-3214 or email us at

We hope you’ll join us for this new virtual series!
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Duke University

Monday, May 3, 2021

 The Child Mind Institute is also running a campaign "Getting Better Together" as part of Mental Health Awareness Month.  

Kids, teens, and parents are all struggling with the ‘new normal’ while trying to keep worries under control. You don’t have to do it alone. The Child Mind Institute has tip sheets with advice on getting better — together. Please visit their website for daily celebrity videos like this one below, as well as how to ask for help, whether you are a parent, teen or child. 

Admissions Process Webinars from Lehigh


We realize that the application process can be daunting, and are committed to developing ways for your students to learn more about it, and what makes us distinctly Lehigh. Our upcoming Virtual Spotlight Sessions will highlight specific topics like the application process, college essays, holistic admissions, Lehigh's academic experience and campus life, and more.

How to Tour a College Campus — Tuesday, May 4
Supplemental Essays — Wednesday, May 5
Engineering Programs —  Wednesday, May 12
Navigating Admissions Interviews —  Tuesday, May 18
International Admissions —  Thursday, May 20
What is Holistic Admissions? —  Tuesday, May 25
The College Essay —  Wednesday, June 2
Navigating the application process as a F1RST+ Student —  Tuesday, June 8
Athletic Recruitment — Thursday, June 10
Transfer Admissions —  Tuesday, June 15

Students can register for these sessions here. These will be hosted throughout the year, so check back often for new events. Please contact our office at 610-758-3100 or if you have any questions. We hope to see your students in one or more of our Virtual Spotlight sessions!




May is Mental Health Month! Mental Health America’s 2021 Mental Health Month Toolkit #Tools2Thrive has practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency. Learn more: 

Podcasts, webinars, articles and other resources available here!

Monday, April 26, 2021

Smith College - Women of Distinction Program


Women of Distinction is a program for high school seniors that highlights the opportunities at Smith College for African American, Latina, Asian American and Native American students. The application goes live on May 1. I hope you encourage eligible students to apply!

Friday, April 23, 2021

Fordham Foundry Summer Program

We'd like to make your students and their parents aware of a 1-week summer program we are running at Fordham University called, Exploring Entrepreneurshipheld virtually from July 12-16.
During this week-long intensive, students will gain a comprehensive overview of the entrepreneurial process in a hands-on fashion. From coming up with a business idea, testing & refining, and ultimately pitching that idea to a panel of university professors and entrepreneurs, this week will prove to be a thought-provoking, skills-building, and transformative experience.
Applications are currently open, and we invite all interested high school juniors and seniors to apply. You can find the application form here and the flyer attached. Are there any students you think would benefit from this experience...? We'd love to have them join us!   

Coaltion Application - Summer Workshop Series

The Coalition’s Summer Application Workshop Series is designed to help students get started early on their college applications. Five short ...