College Planning Seminars Scheduled for 2016-17

This year, we are offering college planning seminars to connect students and families with information to make informed college and career decisions.  These seminars will be presented by representatives from local colleges. All Phantom Knight families are encouraged to attend!

ACT 1-2-3

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 11 AM

This beginner’s guide to understanding the ACT includes an overview of each section of the ACT exam, what to bring on test day, and explores how the ACT can be a valuable tool for students’ futures.

My Education My Way

​Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11 AM

This presentation, which is a collaboration between NWTC, St. Norbert College, and UWGB, discusses the similarities and differences among technical and 4-year public and private colleges.

Building Your Online Brand: The Power of Social Media in College Admissions and Beyond



Friday, December 16, 2016 - 1 PM

Social media is a daily fixture in many of our lives. In this workshop, students will learn how to use their social media profiles for the better, while avoiding potential pitfalls. By thinking of their online identity as part of their brand, they can influence the decisions of college admissions personnel and future employers.

Behind the Scenes of the College Admissions Process



Friday, March 17, 2017 - 1 PM

This presentation is packed full of valuable insights on the dos and don’ts of the college application process. Student participants will learn what college admission teams look for in student applications through hands-on activities and group discussions.

Write Your Way Into College: Essay Writing Made Easy



Friday, April 28, 2017 - 1 PM

Let’s face it, for many of us, writing the college admission essay can be intimidating. In this workshop, we’ll share strategies for elevating your application package by telling a compelling story in your essay. We’ll get down to basics, starting with how to begin crafting your essay, dos and don’ts, tips for reducing writing anxiety, and how to develop the narrative behind your application and transcripts.

Dates/times subject to change. Check the calendar on the school website!