Summer Planning Workshop

1/12/2019 Summer Planning Workshop Registration
Are you wondering about how to best use your summers to prepare you for college?
Are you confused about what colleges are looking to see on your future application?Students need to leverage their summer breaks to explore, grow, and build character. This workshop will help you understand what colleges are seeking from their applicants, and how you can set yourself apart from other students. We will teach you how to choose meaningful activities that help define your interests and showcase your talents.

20432 Silverado Ave, Ste 212, Cupertino, CA 95014
Date/Time: January 12, 2019, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
1:30 – 2:45 lecture with built-in activities
2:45 – 3:30 essay writing with guidance and one-to-one feedback
Student: $80 each
Parent: $30 each
Individual summer planning consultation and essay editing after the workshop: $200/hour. Sign up at the class.


This workshop will help you:

  • Understand what colleges are looking for in your resume
  • Develop ideas for independent projects
  • Understand the importance of stepping out of your comfort zone
  • Learn something about yourself
  • Get ideas that you probably hadn’t thought about before
  • Select the right activities for you
  • Understand the process for getting a summer job or internship
  • Understand the different goals and options for each grade level
  • Begin to write application essays for summer programs
  • Receive feedback on your essays

This class is taught by Kathy Tang and Barb Takahashi, College & Career Advisors at Lynbrook High School. Both Kathy and Barb have certificates from the College Admissions Program at UC Berkeley Extension, and have frequent interaction with college admissions officers and summer program representatives. Their knowledge and extensive experience working with high-achieving students make them ideally suited to guide students with their summer plans.