2019-20 Seattle College Application Café (Class of 2021) Now Enrolling!

The College Application Café Package: Enjoy your senior year free of application stress by participating in this program.  With over 35 hours of in-class instructional time, College Application Café students receive support launching their college application process and essays. Enrollment limited to 10 per summer session. Instructor to student ratio 5:1 as we include the essay writing expertise of Pam Borromeo, an eight-year veteran instructor with the Café program.

Cost: College Application Café Package $2,850
Cost: Fall Follow-Up Package $850

To Register: Email Emily at info@mycollegegameplan.com

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The College Application Café Program Includes:

1) Workshop (small group) see below for description (1.5 hours)

2) Family Meeting (individual), in person at Emily’s Lake Forest Park office or electronic via FaceTime (1 hour)

3) College Application Café (small group), summer essay writing camp (32+ hours)

4) One Final Application Essay Review in September (approximately 1 hour)

5) Option to purchase Fall Follow-Up Package for $850*

2019-20 College Application Café Workshop & Summer Camp Dates:

Session I: August 3-7

Session II: August 10-14

Session III: August 17-21 (2 Spaces Remaining 10/23/19)

Session IV: August 24-28 (4 Spaces Remaining 10/23/19)

*Workshops are the first component of the College Application Café program. The Café Workshop launches families in developing appropriate college application strategies for their current junior (Class of 2021 student), including:

* developing a working college list
* understanding financial aid (need versus merit-based schools)
* demonstrating interest
* standardized testing strategies & requirements
* obtaining great letters of recommendation
* utilizing the Common Application & Coalition Application
* developing a great activity list
* working with Custom College Plan software

2019-20 Workshop Dates (Choose ONE session):

Workshop: Sunday, October 27 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Workshop: Sunday, October 27 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Workshop: Sunday, October 27 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Workshop: Sunday, October 27 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. FULL/Not Avail

Workshop: Sunday, November 17 10:00 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

Workshop: Sunday, November 17 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Workshop: Sunday, November 17 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. FULL/Not Avail

Workshop: Sunday, November 17 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Workshop: Sunday, December 15 10:00 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

Workshop: Sunday, December 15 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Workshop: Sunday, December 15 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Optional Fall Follow-Up Package — For students applying to private colleges with many supplemental essays who desire assistance beyond the one-time final essay review offered in the fall, an all-inclusive rate is available for an additional $850.

The following prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the summer Café :

  1. Participation in the Café’s 1.5 hour Workshop
  2. Completion of Family Meeting
  3. Completion of ALL College Application Café Summer Homework

College Application Café Package Students Receive Coaching to:

✦ Refine their college list

✦ Write The Essay/Personal Statement

✦ Complete the Common Application’s writing components, including the Activity List and Additional Information sections

✦ Create one additional application package to an independent, non-Common App school, including the UW or UC systems

✦ Strategize responses to member-specific essays (Why College X?)

✦ Secure positive letters of recommendation

✦ Exit the program with an application timeline and master plan

College Application Café Program Cost: $2,850
Fall Follow-Up Package $850

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