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College Guidance Seminar/College Visitation Experience

Course Information

July 27-31
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (varies)
AGE: Grades 11 and 12
COST: $550
REQUIREMENTS: Currently enrolled Pennington student

Summer College Guidance Seminar provides Pennington students with all they need to know to navigate the essentials of the college research, application and admission process. Topics covered include:

  • the Common Application®

  • The Coalition Application®

  • Interview skills

  • College essay writing and completion

  • SAT, ACT, SAT IIs, APs, TOEFL, and other tests

The week-long course will also offer college and university campus visits and tours. There will be breaks throughout the day (in addition to a one-hour break for lunch) and students will have opportunities to be outdoors.

The class is graded on a pass/fail basis. Students who meet the requirements of this summer course will not take the College Guidance Seminar during their junior year (normally a one-quarter course).