Activities - GHP Interview Day

Berry invites all families of interviewing students to join us on Saturday, February 25th for the following sessions designed to provide better tools and resources to assist in your college decision and application process.

Princeton Review Speaker, Robert Franek, Senior VP / Publisher, Princeton Review

Finding Best-Fit Colleges - “How to Choose- and Get InTo- the College Best for You”

11 a.m. and 2 p.m. presentations | The Cage Arena

Session Summary: 
Rob Franek, national college expert and author of The Princeton Review's "THE BEST 381 COLLEGES" will present a seminar for college-bound students and their families. In this seminar, Rob will share his professional advice on the college application and admission process, including how to get the most out of financial aid. He recently led a college admission discussion on NBC's "TODAY" show. This talk will include:

How to Be a Savvy College Shopper and Applicant

  • Smartest ways to win now - a hit list of best-fit schools
  • How test scores affect admission and aid prospects: tips to increase your scores

How and Why The Princeton Review Creates its College Rankings & Ratings

  • How individual colleges fared in the student opinion survey for the book
  • What colleges are really looking for in applicants

How to Get the Most Financial Aid

  • Where the money is when it comes to grants, scholarships and financial aid awards
  • Key facts about the FAFSA (the most important aid application you'll need to submit)

Admissions and Financial Aid Breakout Session

Demystifying the Admission and Financial Aid Process

1 p.m. presentation | Krannert Center, Room 324