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 Events and Webinars

Professional Development Events

Webinar Wednesday

Our one-hour professional development series for CBO advisors, counselors, and teachers will take place most Wednesdays from February through May at 2 pm Central.

Webinar Wednesdays are hosted by a variety of professionals, including college admissions staff, other CBO professionals, or College Greenlight staff. We’ll highlight College Greenlight partner college programs, best practices in college advising, and much more!

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Block Party

Our multi-session events are for students, families, CBO advisors, counselors, and teachers. Block Parties highlight College Greenlight partner colleges presenting admissions and financial aid topics that will help students successfully navigate their college search. These events frequently include panels of current college students to offer a look into what college is really like.

Block Parties are one- or two-night events hosted by admissions staff or College Greenlight staff on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 4 PM Central.

2022 Block Party Dates:

  • January 26
  • March 23-24
  • April 20
  • May 11
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Student Facing Events

Scholarship Application Marathon

Each February, our annual Scholarship Marathon encourages students to complete more admissions and scholarship applications. Students submit application confirmation(s) during the event for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship from College Greenlight.

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College Access and Admissions Virtual Summit

College Greenlight & American Talent Initiative joined forces with college admissions, college access programs, high schools, scholarship providers, and thought leaders, to identify better ways to collaborate and assist lower-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students throughout this upcoming academic year.

Recorded Webinars

Finding Scholarships for the Win!

Learn how to get started and feel confident tackling your search and application process. 

How to Best Support Students' College Aspirations through the Financial Aid Process

College Greenlight is bringing you a panel of former financial aid officers to give you the inside scoop on how best to support your seniors, wherever they are in process.

In the Age of COVID-19: Applying To & Affording College

Watch representatives from Yale University’s Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid office as they discuss the impact of COVID on the upcoming college application cycle.

From Your Voice To Your Personal Statement

In this workshop, we will work to demystify the personal statement, understand its role in the application review process in the age of COVID-19, and spend some time talking about how to actually put pen to paper (or fingers to the keyboard) and get to writing.