The 2020 Summer Institute for International Counselors at New York University (New York City and Shanghai programs) has been canceled due to the spread of the coronavirus. College Board will instead host webinars this summer and fall to help counselors navigate these uncertain times in university admissions counseling. All webinars are free and open to all but require preregistration.
Worldwide Webinars for International Counselors
Clarifying the Role of Testing for International Students During Covid-19
November 10, 8:00–9:30 a.m. and 8:00–9:30 p.m. ET
Another Quarantine Story? How Essays and Letters of Recommendation Can Still Illuminate International Student Applications
December 2, 8:00–9:30 a.m. ET
On-Demand Recordings of Past Webinars
Global Context: Elevating the Role of International School Profiles and Transcripts During the Pandemic Watch the Replay
October 21, 2020
Seasoned counseling and admissions leaders examine the role of international school profiles and transcripts in providing key context during covid.
Right Match: Comparing Approaches for Reviewing International Student Applications in 2020-21
October 7, 2020 a.m. session Watch the Replay
October 7, 2020 p.m. session Watch the Replay
Hear directly from U.S. admissions leaders about how they will review applications in these unprecedented times, and gather tips to advise international students this fall.
U.S. Higher Education Updates for International Counselors Watch the Replay
August 18, 2020. This webinar offers updates about the U.S. higher education landscape and 2020-21 admissions cycle from higher education leaders about what will change and what stays the same for the 2020-21 U.S. admissions cycle. The session provides insights for advising international students effectively in uncertain times and reviewing the approaches to guide international students to find the right match in higher ed.
Guiding International Students During Uncertain Times Watch the Replay
June 30, 2020. This early summer webinar offers counselors updates and practical guidance, and features veteran international counselors and higher education leaders.