Galin Chats for Parents are designed to help families better understand the college admissions process. Our counselors and essay coaches lend their expertise to the group with a mix of presentation and Q&A.

These chats are intended for parents only. Click the register buttons to sign up!

Virtual Galin Chats: Galin Chats for Parents are designed to help families better understand the college admissions process. Our counselors and essay coaches lend their expertise to the group with a mix of presentation and Q&A.
  • How to Approach the College Admissions Process without Stress on April 21 @7PM Join Galin college counselors Jessie and Erin, as they provide tips for how families can make the college search and application process a fulfilling, affirming one and avoid common pitfalls that can cause stress. This chat is a perfect introduction to the college admissions process for parents of 9th and 10th graders, but all families are welcome!
  • Helping Your Child Create a Vision For the Future on April 27 @12PM Join Ryan Grady and Dr. Pat McBride of Galin Education as they share their expertise in guiding young people to create a vision for their life and career. In this event, Ryan and Pat will introduce parents, guardians, and mentors to several techniques they can implement to support their middle, high school, college or soon-to-be-professional children in creating a path that provides fulfillment and purpose.
  • Law School Admissions 101 on April 29 @7PM This session is a crash course in the law school application process. Learn steps you can take to craft a standout application. We’ll review the application components, how to plan your timeline, and what to consider when selecting schools
  • The Vital Factors for Admission to Medical School on May 10 @7PM How can you succeed in your dream to be among the approximately 30-40% of applicants that get into health (medical, PA) schools each year? Everyone knows that grades are important, but you are more than a grade, and you have done more than just study. What are the key factors that admissions committees assess when they look at you, to recognize that you are a whole person?
  • Galin Seniors Panel on May 12 @7PM Learn from students who just completed the college application process and listen to their reflections on finding their best-fit schools! Our panelists will tell the stories of their college searches and provide advice for younger students.
  • Planning Ahead For Your MBA on May 20 @7PM Michele Thompson, Galin Education’s Director of Business School Consulting and former Director of Admissions at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, will help college students and young professionals understand the factors that are most important in MBA Admissions. We hope you will join us to gain practical tips for how to make your future applications stand out!
  • How To Approach Your First Job Search on June 3 @7PM Join Ryan Grady, Galin’s Director of Career Counseling, to gain valuable tips for how to approach your first job search. Whether you have just graduated from college and are looking to start your career, or you are still in high school and thinking about planning your future, you will gain insight into how to approach this tricky search process mindfully.
  • It’s a Numbers Game on June 14 @7PM There are just 33 AVMA accredited colleges in the US. With only 3,000 students accepted each year, it is a highly competitive process to be admitted to veterinary school. When all 29,000 applicants also have high GPAs and hundreds of hours of experience, how can you make your application stand out? Join Galin Education Veterinary Admissions Advisor Jordyn Zoul for a talk about how to best strategize which schools to apply to, which to avoid, and how to beat the odds.
Tuesday, June 1 at 7:00PM Central: Galin Education invites you to join us for a special panel on Liberal Arts Colleges! You’ll hear from an admissions officer, a student, and professors about what makes liberal arts colleges different from other universities and see whether a liberal arts learning environment might be the right fit for you! Hear from a professor from Lewis & Clark, a student from Macalester, and an admissions officer from Holy Cross.

Previously Recorded College Panels: If you missed a panel and would still like to hear the discussion, you can click the link to register for and view the recorded panel!