Demystifying the College Admissions Process

Sunday February 21, 2016, 2:00–5:15pm
Levine Jewish Community Center | 5007 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226 (google map)
event flier (PDF)


  • How Colleges Make Admissions Decisions
  • How to Choose between the ACT and SAT
  • Determining Your Best Fit Colleges
  • Preparing Your College Application: Freshman through Senior Year
  • The Newly Redesigned SAT
  • Writing Your Strongest College Essay
  • Landing a Merit Scholarship
  • Need-Based Financial Aid
  • Developing a Professional Resume and Interview Skills
  • Advice from H.S. Seniors about Applying to College
  • Dissecting Every Part of the College Application


  • Kevin Abplanalp (President of Future Prep Educational Services)
  • Rachel Brand (Counselor at Central Cabarrus High School)
  • Debbie Burch (Owner of College and Career Advisors)
  • Brian Culbreth (Associate Vice President, Southeast, at Princeton Review)
  • Craig Fulton (Former Director of Admissions at UNC Charlotte and Director of Financial Aid at Guilford College)
  • Lisa Ledbetter (Director of Financial Aid at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College)
  • Christy Majors (AVP for Student Financial Services at Queens University)
  • Dezireé Martin (Counselor at Central Cabarrus High School)
  • Ellen Martin (Principal at College Admissions 101)
  • Jenny Peacock (Director of College Counseling, Raleigh, at Collegewise)
  • Costas Solomou (Dean of Admissions at Queens University)

(speaker bios)

For 9th, 10th, 11th graders and families | Open to the public | Spaces are limited

INCENTIVE PRICING through January 31st
$60 per person -or- $120 for up to 4 FAMILY members
(After January 31st: $70 per person and $140 per FAMILY)


Call the Levine Jewish Community Center: 704.366.5007

For information please contact us!.

Previous events…

College Admissions 101 has been hosting the seminar “Demystifying the College Application Process” since 2010. Session titles from previous years can be found on each flier from that year: