College Search Academy

Join us for a program that will provide you and your parents with tools and resources to get your search started on the right path. Hear from Admissions Deans and Directors from Assumption College, Clark University, College of the Holy Cross, WPI, Worcester State University and high school guidance counselors. Current college students will also provide helpful tips! Register for College Search Academy

About the Day
Leave this event with answers to these questions:

  • How do I build my college list and develop a timeline?
  • How do I make the most of campus visits and college fairs?
  • How should I prepare for the college interview and application process?
  • How will I finance my education?
  • How do I choose the college that is right for me?

Enjoy lunch at Assumption, take a campus tour and visit the other participating colleges in the afternoon. Visit their websites for visit schedules. Register here.

Schedule of Events

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Registration, Breakfast and Mini-College Fair


9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: Jeff Kallay, CEO, Render Experiences
Steps to make the most of your campus visits
Learn how to prepare for, engage during and follow-up after the all-important campus visit - it's an investment of time and money and you'll learn how to get the most out of those visits.
Jeff Kallay has personally taken over 2000 campus tours and his company Render Experiences has worked with over 600 colleges and universities to improve the visit experience for prospective families like yours. His campus visit consulting work has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Chronicle of Higher Education.

10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
& Financing a College Education
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Where Do I Begin?
  How Do I Present Myself?
1:00 p.m. Lunch in Hagan Hall & Student Panel
2:00 p.m. Assumption Campus Tour (optional)


Connect with Us!
Social media can be a great tool for you during your college search. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram to keep up to date with information about Assumption College and the college search process. We’ll provide helpful hints for navigating this exciting time in your life.