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Navigating the College Process - No GPS Required

The college application process can often be challenging, confusing and sometimes frightening for parents and students. Doug Sept and Dan Raffety, experts in the field of college counseling and faculty and administrators at Elgin Academy, will present three seminars that will walk parents and students through the process from beginning to end. Doug and Dan have helped hundreds of students and parents navigate the college process successfully. Each seminar will be held at the Gail Borden Library, 270 N. Grove Avenue in Elgin.

Debunking the Myths of the College Application Process - Tuesday, January 14th, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Choosing a College That Fits - Tuesday, April 14th, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

How to Complete the Applications and Write a Great Essay - Tuesday, September 15th, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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