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Parent Coffee Talk Series: NCAA and What You Need to Know

Date: Friday - March 10, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM to 8:45 AM
Location: Sager Conference Room

In an effort to provide more College Guidance information to you throughout the year, we would like to introduce our new Coffee Talk Parent Series!  As a pilot program this spring, we will be offering three topic areas, details are below.  Feel free to join us for any and all as you see fit!

To ensure we have enough space, coffee and snacks, please RSVP using this google form:


  1. NCAA: Things to Think About if Your Child Wants to Play a Sport in College (Sager Conference Room, Library) - March 10th, 8-8:45am, all grades welcome

  1. Naviance as a Parent Resource (Sager Conference Room, Library) - March 31st, 8-8:45am, for current Sophomore and Junior Parents

  1. Application Next Steps (Sager Conference Room, Library) - April 28th, 8-8:45, for Junior Parents

Topic Details

NCAA: Things to Think About if Your Child Wants to Play in College (all grades)

Starting from the beginning, we will talk about the different Divisions, eligibility requirements, and statistics on the possibility of playing in college.  Session will allow for Q&A.  Handouts will include the NCAA manual for families.

Naviance as a Resource (Current Sophomore, Junior)

Naviance is an under-utilized resource for our parents meanwhile it is where the bulk of the work is being done by the student.  This session will include the Naviance basics, along with the best use for parents.  This session will conclude with a Q&A and parents who need help with their log-in will receive immediate assistance at the end.

Application Next Steps (Juniors only)

As we head into summer break, things can be forgotten by September.  This session will provide parents with a “check-list” of student next steps/things to think about to include (but not limited to): recommendation letter requests, application next steps, essay next steps, college visits, and testing plan.  Q&A will be encouraged.  We will include a handout of these topics.

Should you have any questions ahead of time, please contact Bryn Campbell bcampbell@holyghostprep.org or 215-639-2101 x 229.  We hope you can join us!


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