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Events

  • Tips and Tricks for Conquering Your Essays (Webinar)
    Wednesday, June 12 at 8 p.m. ET
    Join us for a lively webinar and mini workshop featuring the Essay Conqueror Suzanne Gannon (Col ’89). Students, come prepared to take away tips for writing compelling, authentic essays that share your voice and tell your story, and parents, come ready to learn how to best support your student in their essay writing journey.
  • College Compass for Alumni Families Information Session (Webinar)
    Thursday, June 27 at 8 p.m. ET
    Learn about the admission landscape and UVA application process, the factors that make a competitive candidate, and the resources College Compass provides alumni families!
  • Alumni Family Days (In-Person)
    Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9
    Get the inside scoop on UVA’s admission process by participating in an essay writing workshop, learning how competitive universities build a first-year class, assessing applicants in an interactive case study, and more. This annual program is facilitated in partnership with the UVA Office of Undergraduate Admission for alumni and their rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade children. Space is limited and there is no waitlist.
  • College Compass Office Hours
    Every Wednesday, 11 a.m.– 12 p.m. ET. | Zoom
    Have a question? Want to reconnect? Drop in and “see” us! Our team will be hosting virtual office hours via Zoom every Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET to field your questions and provide advice.You’ll need to first join Wahoo Connect, the UVA Alumni Association’s online community for UVA alumni, then request to join the Parent Connection group. Pinned to the top of the Parent Connection group page you’ll find a link to the Zoom for our office hours. No need to reserve a spot — just show up!

All online sessions are recorded for posting on our Past Events Recordings page.

For more information, please contact us at college-compass@virginia.edu