Workshop Series for Seniors

Each fall, the College Counseling Department presents timely, hands-on workshops in a small class format that allows individual attention and gives students opportunities to ask questions. These productive workshops help students manage their time, meet their deadlines, and create applications that are both meaningful and compelling.

Please note that these fall workshops will be scheduled for seniors; they are not optional. Workshop topics include:
  • An Introduction to the Work Ahead: Timeline, Recommendations & Making the Most of Naviance

  • The College Essay: Telling Your Story

  • The Common Application: Applying to Private Colleges

  • The University of California and the California State University: Applying to California’s Public College Campuses

  • Knocking Them Dead: Making the Interview Work for You

  • Meeting College Costs: Merit- and Need-Based Aid

Creating Your Applications

Creating college applications takes time and it involves planning ahead and keeping track of what needs to be done by when.

A resource students will need to be sure to use is Naviance Student, a website that shares Lick’s historical college admissions data. If students or their parents/guardians don’t already have a password, please see a college counselor.

Through one-on-one meetings with a college counselor, as well as during the College Counseling Workshops for Seniors, topics students will want to cover include:
  • Obtaining letters of recommendation
  • Visiting colleges
  • Writing college essays
  • Composing a resume
  • Preparing for an audition
  • Interviewing
  • Creating a portfolio

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A private school with public purpose, Lick-Wilmerding High School develops the head, heart, and hands of highly motivated students from all walks of life, inspiring them to become lifelong learners who contribute to the world with confidence and compassion.