Webinar - Mastering the Common Application

Tuesday, June 11th, 2024, at 8pm EST

🚀📝 Looking for secrets to a stellar college application? Join our exclusive webinar on "Mastering the Common Application" and embark on a journey to make your student's college admissions process seamless and successful.

🎓 In this engaging session, you'll discover:
- Step-by-step guidance on navigating the Common Application, from creating an account to submitting your final masterpiece.
- Insider tips for crafting compelling personal statements and showcasing your achievements effectively.
- Strategies to optimize each section of the application for maximum impact.
- Q&A sessions to address your specific concerns and ensure you're well-prepared for the application journey.

💡 Regardless of your caseload or current programming, this webinar is your key to mastering the Common App and standing out in the competitive college admissions landscape.

🗓️ Save your spot now! Register for "Mastering the Common Application" and empower yourself with the tools to present students to prospective colleges. Their academic future begins with a strong application—let's craft it together!

Mastering the Common Application

Meet Your Co-Hosts

Dr. Jessica Ruzicka

Dr. Jessica Ruzicka

Originally from New York and now residing in South Carolina, Dr. Ruzicka boasts over 25 years of experience advising students and families on college-related matters, including financial aid, admissions, and academic and career planning. As the former Director of College and Academic Planning at a private K-12 school, she has a profound commitment to assisting students and families in the high school-to-college transition and helping them make informed decisions about college, majors, and career paths.

Dr. Amanda Sterk 

Dr. Amanda Sterk is the Director of College and Career Advising at Method Learning. Through her years of experience, Dr. Sterk has helped thousands of students plan their academic futures, explore career options, and apply and succeed for college admissions and scholarships.

She is co-author of the nationally recognized college admissions workbook, College UnMazed: Your Guide to Navigate the High School to College Maze. A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, Drake University, and Creighton University, Dr. Sterk graduated with a Bachelors in Education, a Master’s in Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership.



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Tom broke down the SAT/ACT/PSAT/DIGITAL SAT/DIGITAL PSAT in a way that was simple and easy to understand. I attended his 1 hr webinar with my daughter (11th) and were so pleased to hear some strategies and sound advice regarding the SAT and digital SAT. We were so please with his presentation of material that we also enrolled in his method learning program which covers all of these. Thank you again Tom, for the simple breakdown and key points to be aware of.

haresh m

Just getting started having my son work with this company, but already thoroughly impressed. Tom Ehlers, founder and president of Method Learning, one can clearly see is a passionate educator who loves what he does. He has been accessible, friendly, and particularly helpful putting what can seem like a complex process into clear perspective for our family. We're looking forward to continuing to work with his team.

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Eric Damast

experience great. They individualize the program to each students’ needs and are caring and accommodating. They get results and are great people to work with.

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Lauren Tomasic

I thought the class was extremely helpful. Kelly taught me so many new strategies which have been extremely beneficial for me, as well as improved my score.

Jason Sirianni

I highly recommend Method Learning. I worked with Donald on my essay and I was impressed with his engaging and professional approach. Donald provided me with prompt and high-quality feedback that significantly improved my writing. Again, thank you so much Donald.

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