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Zoom Webinar

Applying to the University of Texas at Austin

Monday, July 15th, 2024, 6:30-7:30pm CST | Zoom Webinar | Featuring Shayla Rodriguez-Bell, M.A. and John Baier, M.S.

Applying to the University of Texas at Austin
Applying to the University of Texas at Austin

Date & Time

Jul 15, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT

Zoom Webinar

About the Event

Hook ‘em horns!

Are you a high school student interested in applying to The University of Texas at Austin? Do you want to learn about the most recent trends in admissions, particularly within the STEM majors, and the strategies to apply for these competitive programs? Register today for Access College America’s college planning presentation on “Applying to The University of Texas at Austin!”

In this presentation, we will discuss how to highlight your strengths by delving into activity list building. Recommendations for research, internships, and summer planning will be provided. We will also discuss the role of testing, test planning, and timing. We will explain UT’s holistic review process. We will share tips for academic planning and how sequencing your classes strategically matters. Additionally, we will discuss the importance of demonstrating a fit-to-major in your application, specifically for STEM majors. We will offer a Q & A session for any questions attendees may have about applying to the University of Texas.

Our goal is to provide you with the tools and knowledge necessary to submit a competitive application to the University of Texas at Austin. Join us and start your journey toward a burnt orange future!

Presenters:

Shayla Rodriguez-Bell, M.A.

College Consulting Associate

Access College America

Shayla has been a Professional School Counselor for 23 years, working at the elementary, middle school and high school levels. The past 16 years have been spent working with high school students, supporting their academic goals and social emotional needs. She understands the value and benefits of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Dual Credit and has a heart for International students.

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Prairie View A&M University, her focus has always been about helping and serving others. She is passionate about getting to know her scholars and their family units while supporting their goals and objectives. She likes to understand their “why” and encourages them to be confident in their choices.

John Baier, MS

Director of Operations

Access College America

John studied at Purdue University. He completed his Bachelor's in psychology and Master's in Health and Kinesiology. As someone fascinated with impacting people's behavior, he took his knowledge of health and behavior change theory and worked with students as an executive functioning specialist.

His previous work with students helped them to better understand how to create effective organization strategies during the college application process. Additionally, this work also provided insight on how to overcome procrastination to stay on task and complete application components on time.

Not able to attend this webinar but want information about college planning services? Click here to schedule a 30-minute consultation today! Learn more about Access College America! Visit www.AccessCollegeAmerica.org!

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