Rio and Beyond Event Information


Rio & Beyond 2018-19 Speaker Series Kick-Off

Demystifying College Admissions Thursday evening, September 20

Zoom digital conference in the PAC with Sara Haberson, America’s College Counselor Who should attend: All Rio student classes and parents

Come listen to the country’s esteemed college counselor speak on college admission from an admission officer’s perspective. As a dean of admissions at a highly select college, Sara has an extraordinary understanding of college admissions. She will offer a wealth of insights and tips for getting into your dream college.

Sara’s philosophy is that every kid applying to college deserves the best advice. Her groundbreaking free websiteAdmissions Revolution, gives all students the key information they need to realize their college dreams.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ssharberson

https://www.saraharberson.com/

Speaker Series – 2018-1019

Fall

  • Thursday, Sept 13, 2018 4:00 – 700 pm, Campus wide Senior & Junior student/parent recommended
    SJUSD College Night & Historical Black Colleges & Universities Recruitment Fair: 100s of college representatives
    along with informative 30-minute topical seminars.
  • Thursday, Sept 20, 2018 6:00 – 800 pm, PAC All Student classes recommended
    Demystifying College Admissions: A Zoom digital conference with Sara Harberson, America’s College Counselor
  • Thursday, Sept 27 & Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 Senior student recommended
    A two-part lecture by Scott Hamilton, Future Stars College Counseling
    Topic Selection, Thursday, September 27, 2018 7:00 – 8:30 pm, PAC
    Selection Review, Tuesday, October 9, 2018 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Library
  • Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Library Senior parent recommended
    A FAFSA hand’s-on workshop conducted by Joe Gomes, At Risk Intervention Specialist and College Admission Advisor

Winter

  • Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 7:00 – 900 pm, PAC All Parents recommended
    Paying for College, a panel discussion moderated by Margie Amott with Paige Farrell (tax planning & cash flow),
    Steve Sterling (financial aid), and Deann Nocetti (scholarships).
  • Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 7:00 – 800 pm, Library Freshman/Sophomore/Junior student/parent recommended
    Gearing up for College, an A-Z overview on class selection, testing, etc. from our Rio Counselors
  • Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Classrooms Sophomore/Junior student recommended
    A New Look at Community College, presented by admissions officers Josly Gains, American River College and
    Alistair Turner, Sierra College
  • Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Library Senior parent recommended
    A FAFSA hand’s-on workshop conducted by Joe Gomes, At Risk Intervention Specialist and College Admission Advisor

Working closely with the Counseling Office, RIO & Beyond helps support students and their families byproviding career and college information. For additional information and resources, join us at facebook.com/RioandBeyond or visit www.rioandbeyond.net

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