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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Standardized Testing from College Admissions Point of View

As part of an ongoing series of college counseling workshops, Altadena Library will host Ashley Sim’s Free workshop for teens: Standardized Testing from College Admissions Point of View on Tuesday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m. Points discussed will include: Standardized tests can often be the most stressful part of a high school student’s career, especially as he or she ponders how they’ll impact his or her college applications. What standardized tests should be taken and when? How do colleges evaluate them? What are the current trends in testing?

Ashley Sim, former admissions officer for Caltech, 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 College, 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.

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