SERF 12th Annual College Fair 

The SERF College Seminar Series concluded in April. We are grateful to our seminar presenters – college admissions, gap year, and testing experts — for sharing their knowledge with our community.



Building Affordability Into Your College Search

presented by Katelyn Klapper, CEP, & Catie Costello, College Options, LLC


College Admissions Testing: A Roadmap for the ACT, SAT & Other Tests

presented by Drew Heilpern, PhD., Summit Educational Group


A Hand on the Wheel: The Parent Role in the College Process

presented by Marla Platt, AchieveCoach College Consulting


Gap Year Benefits and Basics: Could Gap Time Be Right for You?

presented by Sandy Storer, A Gap Away


A Look Inside the Application Review Process

presented by Karen Gerrior-Mariani, High Point University Admissions


Conquering the College Essay: Bringing Your Application to Life

presented by Jamie Gossels, JGossels College Consulting


Application Options and Strategies: What to Know about Applying ED, EA, REA, RD, Rolling, Priority and More

presented by Todd Richman, Achieve Admissions


How to Navigate College Admissions Testing: the SAT, the ACT, and YOU

presented by Travis Minor, Open Door Education


Keynote: Looking Beyond the Rankings to Find the Right College Fit

presented by Maria Furtado, Speaker and Executive Director of Colleges that Change Lives

2020 College Fair Booklet is available online!

Checkout the booklet to find additional information about the colleges and gap year programs that registered to attend the College Fair, as well as info about our generous community sponsors.

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Thanks to our 2020 SERF College Fair Keynote and Seminar Sponsors!