College Application Café Package (Seattle Full — Now Wait-Listing)

The College Application Café Package: Enjoy your senior year free of application stress and confident in your college future by participating in this program.  With over 35 hours of in-class instructional time and significant individual tutorial assistance during evenings, the College Application Café Package will put you in the driver’s seat on the road to completing college applications.  Enrollment limited to 10 per summer session.  Instructor to student ratio 5:1 as we include the essay writing expertise of Pam Borromeo, a five-year veteran instructor with the Café program. (Cost: $2,100)

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The College Application Café Includes:

1) Orientation conversation (individual via phone)

2) Workshop (small group), see link below for description (3 hours)

3) Post-Workshop meeting (individual), electronically or in-person (1 hour)

4) College Application Café (summer essay writing camp/35-plus hours)

5) Post-Café electronic follow-up (fall, 2 hours)

2016 College Application Café Workshop and Camp Dates:

2016-17 Seattle Workshop Dates (Full/Wait-Listing):

Workshop I: Sunday, December 11 9:00-12:00

Workshop II Sunday, December 11 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Workshop III Sunday, December 11 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Workshop IV: Sunday, January 29 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Workshop V: Sunday, January 29 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Workshop VI: Sunday, February 12 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Workshop VII: Sunday, February 12 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Workshop VIII: Sunday, March (TBD)

2017 College Application Café Camp Dates (Full/Wait-Listing):

Session I: August 14-18

Session II: August 21-25

Session III: Aug. 28-Sept. 1

Session IV: Sept. 1 – Sept 4 Labor Day Special Session

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

  1. Participation in the Café’s Workshop
  2. Completion of college list (by families during Workshop/see College Application Workshops for info)
  3. Completion of Family Intake Questions (by parent/guardian post-Workshop)
  4. Completion of application pre-write questions (by student/summer, pre-Café)

Additional Information for the College Application Café Pricing:

Students applying to more than two private schools and/or application systems may require further assistance navigating “member specific” questions, commonly known as “supplementals.”  For students and families desiring additional assistance beyond the two-hour post-Cafe follow-up included in the cost of the program, more hours may be purchased at a discounted hourly rate of $100/hour.  This offer is good for Café participants only.

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 comments sections

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

✦ Strategize responses to supplemental essays

✦ Secure positive letters of recommendation

✦ Exit the program with an application timeline and master plan

Cafe Program Cost: $2,100

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*Limited private coaching available ($150/hr.)