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Monday, March 7, 2016

Altadena Public Library Presents Teen Program: “Making the Most of Your College Visits” with Ashley Sim

Monday, April 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the Barbara J. Pearson Community Room of the Main Library.

Visiting colleges effectively before applying to them is essential for success in the admissions process. Please come join Ashley Sim, former admissions officer for Caltech, as she explains how to get the most out of your college visits. She will discuss how the college visit fits into the admissions process, the types of visit opportunities offered by colleges, and how you should go about conducting them.

This free college counseling workshop is the third one in a series being offered by the Altadena Library District this school year as part of its teen programming. “Altadena Library is excited to host Ashley Sim’s workshop. We are committed to providing free, informative programs that prepare community teens and their parents for their college journey.” – Teen Librarian Carrie Wilson

Ashley Sim is an educational consultant who provides individualized academic advising and college and law school admissions counseling to students and parents. A graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School, she has worked in college admissions for more than 15 years as an alumni admissions representative of Stanford and as the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions at the California Institute of Technology. In addition to advising her own clients, Ashley works as a consultant for Colledge, a college admissions consulting company, and as a producer of Access College on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles, a radio show dedicated to providing better information about college admissions and promoting greater access to higher education. She lives in Altadena with her husband and two children.

The Altadena Library is located at 600 East Mariposa Street, Altadena. For more information please call (626) 798-0833. For a schedule of events, visit the library on the web at



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