Post-Conference Workshops

Thursday June 10:
11:30 a.m.–1:10 p.m. (ET) Workshops
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (ET) Presentation
12:30–1:10 p.m. (ET) Live Q&A

Friday, June 11:
11:30 a.m.–1:10 p.m. (ET) Workshops
11:30 a.m –12:30 p.m. (ET) Presentation
12:30–1:10 p.m. (ET) Live Q&A

Thursday, June 10

Workshop 1: Introduction to Medical School Admissions

Gain an overview of the medical school admissions process, including an analysis of trends in admissions. For the Q&A, a panel of medical school admissions staff will discuss trends and address questions about the admissions process.
Julie Gross, EdM, MBA, IECA
For IECs only: Foundational

Workshop 2: Gaining Insights into College Financial Aid Decisions

What does it take to put together a financial aid or merit scholarship award for a student? Learn about the challenges colleges face when trying to distribute limited funds and yet meet enrollment goals. This is session 4 of the 4-part curriculum (each part of curriculum can be taken independently).
Christine Bowman, MEd, Southwestern University; Cyndy McDonald, MA, PPS, IECA College Affordability Committee Member
For IECs only: Applied

Workshop 3: Technology Solution Demonstrations

View orientations on some of the most commonly used technology tools for IECs. These will not be vendor training sessions or presentations. Instead, your peer IECs will share the why and how of each tool. The tools will include CRMs (Hubspot, Salesforce, Zoho); project management systems (Asana, Trello); forms and surveys; Google suite; scheduling systems (Acuity, Calendly, Schedulicity); and college workflow systems (CollegePlannerPro, CounselMore, GuidedPath). The recorded orientations will be divided between Thursday’s Workshop 3 (Part 1) and Friday’s Workshop 6 (Part 2).
Hosted by the Business Practices Committee
For IECs only: Foundational

Friday, June 11

Workshop 4: Ethical Law School Consulting: Equity, Rankings, and Debt

Law school applications were up 32% in this last application cycle. This session will teach IECs how to evaluate and understand the most important factors in choosing a law school, as well as strategies to make law school admissions more equitable.
Kyle McEntee, JD, Law School Transparency; Kellye Testy, JD, Law School Admissions Council; Vincent Rougeau, JD, Association of American Law Schools; Moderated by Sydney Montgomery, JD, IECA
For IECs only: Foundational

Workshop 5: Breaking Barriers: Helping Students Plan Their Own Path

Explore how ethnicity, gender, and socio-economic status affect students’ selection of courses, extracurriculars, and college majors. Learn how to empower your students to carve their own path and break free of societal and familial expectations.
Pawan Dhingra, PhD, Amherst College; Ofer Sharone, PhD, JD, UMass Amherst; Andrea Jordan, EdD, Girls Who Code; Moderated by Sharon Olofsson, MBA, IECA
For All: Foundational

Workshop 6: Technology Solution Demonstrations

This is Part 2 of the recorded orientations. Please see the description for Workshop 3 (Thursday) for details.
Hosted by the Business Practices Committee
For IECs only: Foundational