Seminars & Webinars

We regularly partner with educational organizations to share our years of experience with supporting high school students through seminars and webinars.

 

We also manage online WeChat groups to share the latest updates about college admissions (add "BJXZENG" on WeChat to send a request of joining our community).

Past Webinar: How Parents Can Help Without Hurting in College Planning

Date & Time: 28 March 2020, 3:30 PM–4:30 PM

Summary: Parents play a critical role in the student’s high school planning and college admissions process. Drawing upon years of experience of working with high school students, Polaris College Counseling will share constructive approaches and practical strategies that help parents support their young adults in successfully navigating the academic, social, and personal challenges on the road to college.


Partner: Chinese Parents - College Admissions WeChat Group 

Past Seminar: College Admissions & Cultural Values

Date & Time: 28 April 2019, 3:30 PM–5:00 PM

 

Summary: This seminar aims to give the audience an bird’s-eye view of the U.S. college admissions system and explains the core American cultural values that influence the ways colleges evaluate applicants. Families will learn to make various educational decisions that help students meet colleges' expectations. 

Partner: Boundless Parenting Group


Location: Redmond Regional Library, 15990 NE 85th St, Redmond, WA 98052

Past Seminar: Understand All that Is Involved when Paying for College

Date & Time: 21 April 2018, 4:00 PM–5:30 PM

 

Summary: Is the sticker price of a college the real price your family will pay? What is the real cost of a college education? What are the types of financial aid? Which colleges will you actually be able to afford? How do I apply for financial aid? Paying for college is a concern for most families. This seminar helps you navigate the maze of financing college and gives you the tools to make financial decisions as you research colleges.


Location: 4016 148 Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

Past Seminar: Understand Your Many College Options

Date & Time: 31 March 2018, 4:00 PM–5:30 PM

 

Summary: This seminar introduces students and families to the rich higher education opportunities in Washington and beyond, including in-state public universities, out-of-state public universities, private universities, and international universities. Through an interactive college selection game, students will also get to know how to choose colleges that fit their long-term development.


Location: 4016 148 Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

Past Seminar:  All You Need to Know about Holistic Review in U.S. College Admissions 

Date & Time: 10 March 2018, 4:00 PM–5:30 PM

Summary: What is holistic review in U.S. college admissions? What are the many factors that colleges consider in reading applications? Through a mock college admissions game, this seminar will reveal how U.S. colleges evaluate applicants and discuss how students can prepare themselves in high school and put their best foot forward during college admissions.


Location: 4016 148 Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

Past Seminar: Which College Should I Go to after High School?

Date & Time: 4 May 2016, 7:00 PM–8:30 PM

Summary: This seminar introduces students and families to the rich higher education opportunities in Washington and beyond, including in-state public universities, out-of-state public universities, private universities, and international universities. Students will also get to know what colleges look for when evaluating applicants and how they can prepare in high school to be college-ready.


Location: Cupertino Library, 10800 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014

Past Webinar: How Do I Pay for College? 

Date & Time: 5 March 2016, 8:00 PM–9:30 PM

Summary: Is the sticker price of a college the real price your family will pay? What is the real cost of a college education? What are the types of financial aid? Which colleges will you actually be able to afford? How do I apply for financial aid? Paying for college is a concern for most families. This seminar will help you navigate the maze of financing college and give you the tools to make financial decisions as you research colleges.

Partner: TianMu Education Foundation

Past Webinar: How to Use Data to Research Colleges?

Date & Time: 20 February 2016, 8:00 PM–9:30 PM

Summary: This workshop reveals the stories behind a wide range of of data that are important to college search, including acceptance rate, retention rate, GPA, standardized test scores, graduation rate, student/faculty ratio, cost of attendance, and net price.

Partner: TianMu Education Foundation

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