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Seminars and Camps

Information and Instruction

Knowledge is the passport to the future.

Seminars and workshops are currently being scheduled for Summer and Fall 2021. Locations will vary and will comply with state and local COVID-19 safety protocols.

For more information about upcoming seminars or workshops, or to inquire about scheduling Acuity to speak to your group, please contact us at

Parent Seminars

Two-hour seminars for parents that may be new to the college application process or those want to know more about college admission criteria and decision-making.  Topics include:

  • Unlocking “The Mystery Box” of College Admissions
  • The Myth of the Bumper Sticker: Is This School Right for My Child?
  • Affording Your Student’s Dream School
  • What is FAFSA? Why is It Important?
  • Supporting Your Student: From Application to Acceptance

Jumpstart Camps for Students

Weeklong, working camps that will give students a chance to learn more about the college application process and get a head start. Topics include:

  • How to approach the college admissions process.
  • Finding a college that will be a good fit for you.
  • Understanding the admissions process from the college perspective including how rankings are determined.
  • How colleges look at applications and the key things they want to see on your profile.
  • How to maximize a college visit both before and after, and how to effectively engage with the admission office.
  • How to populate and highlight an application with extra-curricular strengths and achievements. Includes creating a resume and filling out a practice application.
  • How to craft a memorable essay that shows a depth of thought and clearly demonstrates how your mind works.