College Admissions: Less Stress, More Success - With Marilee Jones
Original post made by Libby Heimark on Jan 19, 2007
7:00 PM (Books will be sold and light refreshments served beginning at 6:30 PM)
Woodside High School
Performing Arts Center
199 Churchill Avenue, Woodside
From their flyer: "Common Ground invites you to join us for an enlightening and engaging evening with Marilee Jones, Dean of Admissions at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Marilee is a charismatic, wise, and funny speaker who will share her fresh perspective on today's college admissions climate. Dean Jones with discuss the physical and mental costs of the escalating pressure on teenagers to achieve at high levels in high school. Ms. Jones will speak about the ways parents can most effectively support their children through the college admissions process and help them develop the skills they will need to stay healthy and resilient. She is the co-author of a book called "Less Stress, More Success: Guiding Your Child Through The College Admissions Process and Beyond."
For more information and directions, please visit www.commongroundspeakerseries.org
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