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Sat, Apr 20


Westbank Library (The Gathering Room)

Applying to University of Texas at Austin & Texas A&M

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10-11AM CST | Westbank Library: 1309 Westbank Dr, Austin, 78746 | Featuring Dale Price, MBA, Bonnie Kleffman, M.Ed., GCDF, Melissa Wood, M.Ed. and Julie Gooden, M.Ed.

Applying to University of Texas at Austin & Texas A&M
Applying to University of Texas at Austin & Texas A&M

Date & Time

Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CDT

Westbank Library (The Gathering Room), 1309 Westbank Dr, Austin, TX 78746, USA

About the Event

Do you dream in burnt orange or maroon?

Learn about the most recent trends in admissions, particularly within the STEM majors, and the strategies to apply for these competitive programs at the University of Texas at Austin plus Texas A&M! 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 the different application strategies for UT and TAMU.

Access College America is proud to present their college planning series FREE for the community. CLICK HERE to visit a full listing of upcoming free events to help your scholar prepare, apply & achieve!

Not able to attend this event but want information about college planning services? Click here to schedule a 30-minute consultation today!


Dale Price, MBA

Founder & CEO

Access College America

Dale is the Founder & Owner of Access College America LLC, a national provider for guidance with college planning. He has worked in higher education since 2006 and offers extensive experience in the admissions & financial aid arena from the globally recognized Los Angeles Film School in Hollywood, CA.

Bonnie Kleffman, M.Ed, GCDF

Managing Director of Advising

Access College America

Bonnie is a globally certified Career Development Facilitator who holds a Masters in Education and English. She has worked with students of all ages and backgrounds, and has a passion for helping students find careers that they love and the educational paths to get them there. She is the Associate College Consultant for Access College America, a national provider for guidance with college planning based in Austin, Texas.

Melissa Wood, M.Ed.

College Consultant Associate

Access College America

Melissa is a licensed school counselor with Bachelor's and Master's of Music Degrees from Sam Houston State University, a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Texas State University, and a School Counselor Certification from Angelo State University. She has worked her entire career in public education, serving her campus community for 23 years in various roles, and has served as a school counselor for the past 5 years. Melissa has a true calling for assisting scholars in finding their chosen career path while also guiding them through the admission process to highly selective schools in Texas and across the country.

Julie Gooden, M.Ed.

College Consultant Associate

Access College America

Julie brings a wealth of experience and dedication to her role as College Consultant Associate with Access College America. With an impressive 29-year career in public education, Julie's journey has evolved from the elementary school classroom to various impactful roles, including Lead Counselor, AP (Advanced Placement) Coordinator, Advanced Academics Coordinator, and AVID Counselor and Administrator. She also spent many years working in the admissions office of Austin Community College and an Academic Counselor.

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