Sample Seminar Agenda

THE DAY'S AGENDA:

THE RUGG COLLEGE ADMISSIONS SEMINAR


Inside College Admissions - I
  • The crucial factor in decisions regarding Higher Education
  • 128 Underrated Colleges
  • Great Schools for Medical School Placement - 160 of them (Not in the Ivy League)
  • Where do Jewish youngsters find happiness? - the top 125 schools
  • 177 quiet and safe campuses
  • 195 good schools that will help when the roof falls in on April 5
  • A great list - High rank/low board colleges - 180 of them

College Selection
  • How to select a college compatible with the student
  • A guide to the College Guides
  • How to make the "right" college choices
  • Magic Colleges (Dream College List - Eighty-five of Them)
  • Differing Strategies
  • Socio-Economic Factors
  • How do you rate Mt. Holyoke College?
  • Where do Hispanic youngsters find happiness? - the top 161 schools

College Admissions - Other Considerations
  • Keeping fresh on writing recs
  • Strategies for group counseling
  • 165 Colleges for the Home-Schooled
  • Financial Aid Night Ideas
  • What to do during "National College Week"
  • Where to send the Social Butterfly? - 40 colleges
  • 142 colleges where Asian youngsters find happiness
  • College Board Scores
  • What makes a good college?
  • Rating the Catholic colleges
  • Minority college selection
  • You want to play college baseball? Try these schools


Inside College Admissions - II


  • Ranking the colleges by Prestige - the Top 46
  • 210 Decent Schools for kids in the bottom half of the class, with board scores between 1350 and 1600 (New SAT)
  • Snob ranking
  • Rugg's choice for "College Book of the Year"
  • These schools say "No SATs"
  • Ranking the State Universities
  • If you apply to B.U., you must also apply to....
  • Colleges that turn around a shaky kid - 230 of them
  • To Waive or Not to Waive


    INSIDE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS - III

  • The Generous Schools - The Best Financial Aid Deals
  • The Recommendation again
  • How much do Alumni Reps count?
  • A Guide to the Financial Aid Guides
  • The Counselor and Public Relations
  • The Student Profile - Effective Transcripts
  • THE IVY LEAGUE AND SIMILAR SCHOOLS
  • Outstanding Programs for Helping and Advising Athletes - 65 of Them
  • Where to send the 1150 kid (1725 for three scores) who gets into the Ivies?
  • What distinguishes the applicant from a vast sea of able and achieving candidates?
  • The Little Ivies
  • LEARNING DISABILITIES AND COLLEGE
  • The 270 Best Colleges for the Learning Disabled