WEST ORANGE, NJ - With the mission to prepare high school students and their parents for the daunting college admissions process, 23-year-old Natasha Scott and author of The College Admissions Bible, will host "Inside the College Admissions Process", a workshop offering tips and tricks for tackling the college admissions process on August 28, 2013 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm at the West Orange Public Library (46 Mount Pleasant Avenue, West Orange, NJ). Scott, a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Springfield, NJ native will provide her personal reflections into the college admissions process, as well as discuss hot button issues like applying early decision and how to work the financial aid process.
"The college admissions process can be a bewildering journey, but it isn't an impossible feat. I want to break down the process as much as possible and show students and parents precisely what they need to do to apply for college without making them feel overburdened," said Scott, the recent author of The College Admissions Bible, a user-friendly guidebook that finally simplifies the intimidating college admissions process.
A graduate of Kent Place School (Summit, NJ), one of the nation's top college-preparatory schools, Scott drew on the strategies taught to her by Kent Place's college advisors and combined such tips with her own personal research and experience that helped her successfully navigate her way into her first-choice university. Her concise yet comprehensive handbook provides many how-to's from writing a balanced college list to to constructing a winning college essay, and even includes Scott's own two essays she submitted to the University of Pennsylvania.
"Inside the College Admissions Process" will be an interactive workshop for students and parents looking for additional guidance from a young graduate's perspective. Copies of The College Admissions Bible will also be available.
About Natasha Scott
Natasha Scott is a 2011 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in communications and cinema studies. She is also a graduate of Kent Place School in Summit, New Jersey. Wanting to impart her hands-on “how-to-get-into-college” knowledge to others, Natasha has worked for years with inner-city teens through Dorson Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in East Orange, NJ dedicated to providing enrichment programs for inner-city youth. A true entrepreneur, Natasha also designs handmade jewelry for her line World of Tashii and manages an online store at http://www.worldoftashii.etsy.com, which ships products to customers and retailers worldwide.