Stay On Track for College Admissions Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

by | Mar 18, 2020

During this challenging time for parents and teens, we wanted to help you keep your teens on track for college admissions. Last week, LifeLaunchr founder Venkates Swaminathan held a webinar to provide up-to-date information, review resources, and answer questions to help your teen stay on track for college admissions through the coronavirus pandemic.

When:Watch On Demand
To Register: Click here

The webinar covers questions about:

  • Deadlines and requirements for students who have already applied or will be applying for Fall 2020
  • How this affects students who will be applying for Spring or Fall of 2021
  • Ways to keep your teens on track academically and socially
  • Testing requirements and changes, including what the College Board and ACT are doing
  • College fairs and visits
  • Issues for international students

The responses to the coronavirus pandemic create a fast-changing situation, so the answers to all questions vary, sometimes by the minute. We will do our best to make sure we have the correct information, and if you have specific questions, we can help you research the right answers or point you at reliable resources.

In the meantime, here are some useful resources with reliable information:

    • The National Association for College Admission Counseling is keeping track of changes to college admissions procedures, deadlines, and requirements. This web page can be a good starting point, although things do change quickly, so it is always advisable to check with individual universities.
    • This article in USA Today has a helpful guide to strategies parents can use at home while their children are out of school.
    • Schoolclosures.org has a good list of resources for parents and teens to help with everything, from food to tutoring.
    • The College Board is considering ways to keep AP students on track and to administer AP tests online this year. The AP tests will be 45 minutes long, offered online, and can be taken at home. This page should be kept up-to-date.

The College Board also has free classes every day, and a youtube channel.

The webinar details again.

When: Watch On Demand.
To Register: Click here

If you need personalized help, please schedule a free consultation with LifeLaunchr.

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Venkates Swaminathan

Venkates Swaminathan

Venkates Swaminathan (Swami) is the founder and CEO of LifeLaunchr, the world's first virtual college admissions coaching platform, and a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Swami has been an executive in the education and technology industries for over 25 years. He has an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois, and a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He is the father of a child in college, and in his spare time, he is a jazz and Indian classical singer and pianist.

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