Alumni Insights Webinars

Get an inside look at the college admissions process. Alumni Insights 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 Zoom and will be recorded for on-demand viewing.

Upcoming Webinars

They've Said Yes! Will You?
Monday, April 15, 2024

Congrats! You’ve received your admission decisions! Now it’s time for you and your student to weigh your options and decide where to commit. Join us as we discuss key tips for navigating the college selection process so that you can make the most informed choice. For this talk, we are pleased to welcome LaToya Lawson, Raven Beverley and Ella Knight '00, M.Ed. '19 from The Office of Undergraduate Admission at William & Mary.

Senior Year: A Junior’s Guide to Success
Monday, May 20, 2024

The beginning of senior year signifies that your student is one step closer to starting the college application process. Join us as Matt Essman ’99, director of college counseling for Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School, shares tips on how to prepare juniors for college applications.

The Ins and Outs of College Interviews
Monday, June 10, 2024

How should your student prepare for college interviews? During this webinar, we will break down the interview process, what it looks like and how it varies among institutions. We are pleased to welcome Will Hailey, M.Ed. '19 from William & Mary to provide guidance on equipping your student for success.

Webinars On-Demand

Decisions, Decisions – Early Decision, Early Action, or Regular Decision
Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Join us as admission professionals weigh the benefits, challenges, and nuances of Early Decision, Early Action and Regular Decision. For this talk, we are pleased to welcome Charles B. Carabello from the University of Georgia and Juan Espinoza of Virginia Tech.

Choosing Where to Apply – Deciding What Matters to You and Your Student
Monday, September 18, 2023

You have completed college tours, and now it is time to start thinking about submitting applications. Join us as Jerome Griffin ’06, a W&M alumnus who now serves as associate director of admission for Haverford College, discusses how to determine to which schools your student should apply.

Common App
Monday, October 2, 2023

The Common App allows students to apply to over 1,000 colleges and universities with one application. Two experts from the nonprofit Common App — Meredith Lombardi, director of education and training, and Evette Becker ’11, director of product innovation — will give an overview of the platform and discuss how it can be helpful during the college application process.

 

Questions? Please contact:

  •  Faith Odom '22 ,  Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement & Inclusion Initiatives
  •   (757) 221-2892
  •   fjodom@wm.edu