Navigating college admission in COVID-19 time

JCNC Education

JJ Rajeevji, Ravibhai, Milanbhai
Please forward the following reminder email with the corrected RSVP link for the second session to the community on behalf of the education team as early as possible. Thanks and JJ, Rita
JJ and Pranam everyone,
Hope everyone is safe and well. Education team is excited to offer "Navigating college admission in COVID-19 time class for approximately 45 minutes starting Saturday October 17th from 4.00 to 4.45 PM. The class will be conducted by our very own JCNC life member (Jyotiben Jain) voluntarily and JCNC is providing the college bound student at absolutely no cost.  Jyotiben  has been providing these classes for a long time and has been very successful. However students need to register in advance.
Below is the detailed information about the class and link to register. Special request to community members to please register intime, so that she has time to prepare herself. 
1. Navigating College Admissions in Covid Times-
So much is rapidly changing in the college admissions landscape during this Pandemic and causing lots of stress and anxiety in both parents and students. College bound parents and students (9th-12th grade) for a FREE virtual session on Saturday, October 17th, 4:00-4:45pm. 
Topics discussed:
  • Learn more about the application process and what has changed during Covid times.
  • Updates on recent changes in Standardized testing, Pass/Fail system, Covid and Financial aid
  • Pro tips for students
2. Crafting a compelling college essay
With many colleges going test optional and adopting a holistic approach to college admissions, crafting compelling college essays will be more important than ever. College bound parents and students (9th-12th grade) for a FREE virtual session on Saturday, October 24th, 4:00-4:45pm. 
Topics discussed:
  • Brainstorming exercise
  • Common mistakes to avoid
  • The Covid Essay
  • Pro tips to ace the supplements
 3. Strategies for successful remote learning
Although distance learning provides some flexibility over the traditional classroom setting, students can end up feeling isolated and unmotivated without the face-to-face interaction with teachers and classmates.College bound parents and students (9th-12th grade) for a FREE virtual session on Saturday, October 30st, 4:00-4:45pm.   

Topics discussed:

  • How to stay focused and motivated while learning from home
  • Tools to plan your schedule and manage your time effectively
  •  How to make self-care a priority
4. Paying for College in Covid Times
The expense of higher education is one of the largest investments college bound families make. In this webinar you will learn how to calculate the actual costs of going to college, the different types of aid available and leave with practical tips on how to make college affordable. College bound parents and students (9th-12th grade) for a FREE virtual session on Saturday, November 7th, 4:00-4:45pm.
Topics discussed:
  • How to calculate actual costs of college
  • Different type of aids
  • FAFSA and CSS Profile
  • Pro Tips on paying for college
JJ and Pranaam,
Ritaben Shah, Nishant Sabadra 
Vp & Co Vp of Education - JCNC 2019 - 2020
510-908-8647 / 408-391-8258

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