Alumni Admission Webinars

Get an inside look at the college admissions process. Alumni Admission Webinars is an online series from the W&M Alumni Association for alumni readying their children for college. All webinars are simulcast over the web via Adobe Connect and will be archived for on-demand viewing.

Upcoming Webinars

Stay tuned for the next webinar date.

Webinars On-Demand

Recommendation Letters
Recorded November 11, 2017

Recommendation letters are a key part of the college application. A recommendation letter should shed light into your academic performance, leadership skills, and personal character. Join us as admission professional, Tamisha Williams shares more surrounding the dos and don’ts of requesting recommendation letters.

The Common Application
Recorded September 19, 2017

Last year, over one million students used The Common Application to apply to nearly 700 colleges and universities--including William & Mary. We invite parents of high school students at all grade levels to join Common App staff for an overview of the application system, support tools, and college admission and financial aid planning resources.


Scott Anderson is The Common Application's Senior Director for Access and Education. He has over 20 years of experience helping students and families navigate the college admission process.


Meredith Lombardi Associate Director of Outreach and Education for The Common Application. A former public school counselor, she brings a depth of knowledge and expertise to the organization's outreach efforts.

Questions? Please contact:

Valerie Wilkins, M.Ed. ‘08, Alumni Admission Associate