This event was held on September 17, 2007 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Finding and paying for the college that FITS, writing those pesky essays, and taking those pesky tests--we've got you covered! Spend an informative evening with local college application experts. Community High's college prep counselor John Boshoven and Deb Merion, the founder of Essay Coaching, will be joined by performance coach Geraldine Markel at this event for parents and teens. Take the edge off the search and application process!
John B. Boshoven, MA, MSW, LPC, is Past President of the Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling. He is the Counselor for Continuing Education at Ann Arbor's Community High School, Director of College Counseling at the Jewish Academy of Metropolitan Detroit and has a private college counseling practice. Debbie Eisenberg Merion, BA, MSW, is the founder of Essay Coaching (essaycoaching.com), which conducts college essay writing workshops and provides creative, personalized, goal-oriented essay coaching for individuals. She is a former college English instructor with 25 years of professional writing experience and 50 publications. Geraldine Markel, PhD is creator of Managing Your Mind Coaching & Seminars (managingyourmind.com). She is a performance coach specializing in helping students attain academic success on tests and in the classroom. She is the co-author of several books, including Peterson's Parent's Guide to the SAT & ACT: Practical Advice to Help You and Your Teen, Helping Adolescents with ADHD and Learning Disabilities: Ready-to Use Tips, Techniques, and Checklists for School Success, and Finding Your Focus: Practical Strategies for the Everyday Challenges Facing Adults with ADD. Dr. Markel will provide simple but powerful techniques for preparing for high-stakes tests. Tips for adolescents with ADD and/or learning disabilities will be included.